How Volunteer Programs Improve Employee Retention

According to Dale Carnegie Training, companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%. Surprising? It’s simple: when your employees aren’t engaged, they aren’t productive. But volunteer programs can bring people together, give them purpose in their work, instill pride in your company, and increase their conviction that your company is doing something worthwhile in the world.

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 ...