No two employee volunteers are created equal. And that’s a good thing! But as a corporate volunteer program manager, pleasing everyone may seem like a daunting task. That’s why VolunteerMatch and Bright Funds are teaming up on a free webinar to fill you in on a little-known fact: engaging employees through unique volunteer opportunities are easier than you think!
Team-building is a great reason to volunteer. But that’s only part of the equation. Not everyone enjoys volunteering in the same way. By restricting your company’s volunteer initiatives to a few large events per year, you’re also restricting employees’ individual passions and skills.
For over a decade, leading companies have worked to make their community engagement programs more strategic. In this post, VolunteeMatch President Greg Baldwin shares his thoughts on why so few have succeeded — until now.
Our partners at Causecast are preparing for the next in their ongoing series of +IMPACT conferences, to be held in Washington DC on May 15th and 16th, 2017. The +IMPACT East Conference combines the flavor and community spirit of +IMPACT with hands-on, practical elements that will help workplace giving and volunteering program leaders and nonprofit leaders come together in new ways, both big and small, to create strategic impact during changing times.
Corporate volunteer program managers may struggle with aligning group volunteer events with employees’ schedules and interests. Volunteer shifts gives employees the freedom to sign up for a volunteer event as it best fits their preferences, without you having to manually manage individual schedules.
But before we start making our New Year’s resolutions and list of goals for 2017, let’s take a moment to look back. This top-ten list contains our most popular blog posts of 2016. My New Year’s prediction? That you’ll find some knowledge and tips in this list to carry you into 2017!
Looking for volunteer opportunities that engage employees and impact communities? You may not need to look any further than your current corporate giving platform. In 2016, VolunteerMatch partnered with five platforms to bring our massive network of volunteer opportunities to an increasing number of employee volunteer programs.