How to Increase Your Employee Volunteer Rates through Word of Mouth

Editor’s note: In honor of VM Summit 16, which is all about corporate/ nonprofit collaboration, this series of volunteerism-related blog posts will take one topic and explain how it’s relevant to both groups. Today’s topic? Word-of-mouth volunteer recruitment. Check out our other blog, Engaging Volunteers, for the same topic from the perspective of nonprofit volunteer ...

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 ...