Earlier this year, our client U.S. Bank launched the Community Possible Relay complete with a mobile baton, or what became known as the Big Blue Bus. The goal was to promote volunteerism and inspire 153,000 volunteers both inside and outside the bank. This represents 1,000 volunteers for each year the bank has been in business!
Old National Bank has a strong commitment to financial literacy, not only because it’s a natural fit for the industry, but because they know the positive impact it can make. It allows the company to leverage skills-based and pro-bono volunteering while helping individuals make changes that have helped them create a better future.
Hagerty strives to come up with new and fun ways for employees to volunteer, taking into account location, timing, and what employees like to do. Their advice to other volunteer programs? Keep it fresh, create a CSR committee, and spread the word!
When corporate social responsibility programs strategically align with the nonprofit they’re serving, the result is meaningful engagement for employees as well as measurable impact for the nonprofit. Companies need to be diligent, do their homework, and require that the nonprofit does the same.
At NetSuite, their employee volunteer program is never done. They are always improving it to make it more engaging for their employees and more impactful for their communities. Learn more about 2016 Employee Volunteer Program of the Year finalist NetSuite and what makes it so successful.
It might be time to dig a little deeper and assess more facets of your employee volunteer program. Why? To ensure that it’s built for success and allows your company to create real community impact. In this post, we will show you how.
Rather than restrict volunteering to single cause or organization, JetBlue supports the unique, individual passions and causes of all their employees, known as crewmembers. By powering their volunteer program with VolunteerMatch, they are able to empower crewmembers to truly give back in a way that is both meaningful and personal.