Virtual Volunteering: Anywhere, Anytime

Guest post by David Ohta. If you’re involved in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) scene, you may have come across one of the volunteering world’s most useful assets: virtual volunteering.  But what exactly is this phenomenon, and how does it work? While the term seems confusing at first, virtual volunteering is simply any volunteering activity that ...

Getting Closer to the Triple Bottom Line with VTO

By Denise Howell, VolunteerMatch CFO For businesses, nonprofits and government, measuring and reporting on their success is no longer just about profitability, shareholder value and return on investment in the traditional accounting sense. We are moving to the “triple bottom line” of profit, people and planet. Here at VolunteerMatch, we place just as high an ...

How VolunteerMatch Employees Volunteer: Stephanie Hong, Engagement Manager

We’ve talked and talked (and talked and talked) about the benefits of employee volunteer programs, including volunteer time off (VTO). Now we want to show you. In this series of blog posts, we’ll interview some of our own employees to find out how they spend their volunteer hours, and why they love VTO. So, who are you? Hi there – my name is Stephanie Hong and ...

Changing Corporate Perspectives on Workplace Volunteer Programs: Q & A, Part 2

In last month’s Best Practice Webinar, we heard from Angela Parker and Chris Jarvis, co-founders of Realized Worth about Workplace Volunteer Programs. A few questions from our audience were left unanswered as our allotted time came to a close. Angela and Chris were kind enough to answer these questions offline. In part two of this two-part series, I’m pleased to ...