Skills-Based Volunteering as Corporate Self-Care

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? Skills-based volunteering. Check out our other blog, Engaging Volunteers, for the same topic from the perspective of nonprofit volunteer managers. ...

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 ...

Jump-Start a Skills-Based Volunteer Program in 3 Easy Steps

Last month, I caught the buzz at the San Diego AMA’s Cause Conference, which focused on accelerating purpose within organizations and communities. There is nothing quite like spending a few days with a lot of marketers! Here is a sneak peek of the session I co-facilitated with Taproot Foundation. Missed the conference? Watch the recording ...

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VM Summit 16

Now is the perfect time to register for VM Summit 16. Why? Early bird registration rates end July 1, 2016. That’s this Friday. After July 1st, ticket prices will increase by $75 each. Save your company (or nonprofit) a little cash and register now. You may be asking, “Why should I attend VM Summit 16?” ...

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 ...

VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: Employee Volunteerism Improves Health

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: Leslie Clements, Enterprise Volunteer Consultant, Humana. “For Humana, volunteerism has been transformational because we ...