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.

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 ...