Independent Bank didn’t formalize their volunteer program until mid-2013. Less than five years later, they’re enjoying high employee participation in the program. In this feature, we take a look at how they got here. Hint: one of their secrets to success is incentivizing volunteerism.
Parents and teachers looking for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning opportunities for their children can easily browse The Connectory to find what’s going on near them. Yet the online portal, launched in 2010 by Time Warner Cable and managed by the National Girls Collaborative (NGC), was missing something: volunteer opportunities!
In overwhelming numbers, employees want their companies to offer ways for them to volunteer. Yet, one-third of employees won’t give through their workplace because they’re not able to choose the causes that matter to them. On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, VolunteerMatch will present ways to gauge employee preferences and mobilize employees to give back in the way they want to.
Volunteerism has long been an integral part of Box’s epic corporate culture. The technology company, based out of Redwood City, CA, wanted the process of finding and signing up for volunteer opportunities to be as easy as possible for their employees. With VolunteerMatch’s Network Integration, they were able to consolidate their giving platforms and incorporate thousands of searchable, real-time volunteer opportunities.
On Feb. 27, 2018, VolunteerMatch and The Collaboration Vector Inc. (TCV) hosted a free webinar to discuss TCV’s Transformative Community Involvement™ approach, which engages employees and nonprofits in collaborating to solve societal problems through a process proven to power business performance as it delivers real societal progress. Watch the recording!
When Angel Beltran of Antis Roofing heard about the VolunteerMatch #GiveTime Sweeps for #GivingTuesday 2017, he inspired his colleagues to share their reasons for volunteering. And the company won a $250 donation to a favorite nonprofit!
You’ve likely experienced transactional volunteering at your company: An employee signs up for a volunteer opportunity, contributes their time to a good cause, and… well, that’s the end of it. But what if everyone involved could get more from these volunteer interactions? In this month\'s free webinar on Feb. 27, VolunteerMatch will team up with The Collaboration Vector Inc. to introduce you to a process proven to power business performance as it delivers real societal progress.