Meet the VM Summit 16 Keynote Speakers

VolunteerMatch’s annual conference — VM Summit 16 — brings together nonprofits and companies to work toward a common goal: More impactful partnerships. For more information, check out this press release which announces the upcoming event. We are thrilled to introduce two talented speakers who will keynote VM Summit 16: Lisa Dietlin and Jay Klauminzer. Lisa ...

VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: Different Than History

At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, held December 1-2 in Oakland, CA, we learned from corporate social responsibility experts about engaging corporate volunteers and partnering with nonprofits. In this series of blog posts, we’ll share with you the valuable insights offered at sessions and by speakers. Up today: Chris Jarvis and Angela Parker, Realized Worth. “Nonprofits are smarter than they’ve ever been, ...

Case Study: Groupon Increases Volunteer Hours Tracked by 600% with YourMatch™

When Groupon rolled out its employee volunteer program in 2012, volunteerism across the company exploded. But the program quickly outgrew the spreadsheets that Groupon was using to manage it, and the company was looking to scale volunteerism even further. That’s when Groupon turned to VolunteerMatch’s YourMatch™ solution to grow and manage the program and to demonstrate ...

VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: More Technology = More Volunteering

At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, held December 1-2 in Oakland, CA, we learned from corporate social responsibility experts about engaging corporate volunteers and partnering with nonprofits. In this series of blog posts, we’ll share with you the valuable insights offered at sessions and by speakers. Up today: Deanna Berg, National Director of Community Engagement, Reading Partners. Reading Partners works with a lot ...

10 Ways the Arts Can Enhance Your CSR Program

Guest post by Jordan Shue We know that businesses use corporate volunteerism not only as a tool to increase their reputation in the community, but also to recruit and retain employees, give them a sense of satisfaction and purpose in the workplace, and make them feel more connected to and engaged in the company’s overall ...