Happy Holidays from VolunteerMatch!

19. December 2016 Inspiration 0
‘Tis the season for reflection and giving thanks. And this holiday season, we want to share that we’re thankful for you. We’re glad you’re a part of our community, whether you’re a volunteer, nonprofit member, or socially-conscious company. Thank you for the work you do to make our world a better place for everyone.

Starting From Scratch: A Look at ECMC’s Impressive New Employee Volunteer Program

17. November 2016 Client News 0
Two years ago, ECMC Group didn’t have an employee-sponsored volunteer program. Now, they not only have a robust volunteer program, but offer extensive giving opportunities as well. What causes an organization to go from having no volunteer/ giving program to creating an engaging and thorough one in such a short amount of time? To find out, I connected with Sabrina Berg, ECMC’s Community Relations Administrator.

How Can Volunteering Build Employee Engagement?

Lately, I’ve been writing about employee engagement quite a bit, and I keep coming across information showing that volunteering as a workforce can do wonders for improving it. At first, I didn’t get the connection, but the more I read, the more it makes sense. Engaged employees go a step beyond what’s required of them. A big factor in their willingness to do this is whether they believe there is a larger purpose — a meaning — to their work.

Are Your CSR Goals Aligned with Your Hiring Practices? [Webinar]

At the core of corporate social responsibility (CSR) exists the belief that companies should practice ethical behavior. One indication of ethical behavior is a commitment to diversity. As part of their CSR, companies should ensure that underrepresented groups have not only a voice, but the opportunity to thrive — both in their companies and within their respective communities.