VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: Different Than History

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: Chris Jarvis and Angela Parker, Realized Worth.

“Nonprofits are smarter than they’ve ever been, and companies have more empathy than they’ve ever had… we’re at a place of effectiveness that’s different than history.” – Angela Parker, President, Realized Worth

The team at Realized Worth, a CSR consulting firm, thinks volunteer experiences can be transformational. At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, they led a session to help create better communication between nonprofits and companies when the two groups are considering partnerships.

“We’re very excited to speak at the VolunteerMatch Summit because it brings together nonprofits and companies that have the intention of creating opportunities for more people to get out there volunteering,” says Chris Jarvis, CEO, Realized Worth.

In the below video, find out what else Chris and Angela have to say about corporate volunteering trends, the VolunteerMatch Summit, and why it all matters.


Learn about the VM Summit 16, to be held October 25, 2016 in Chicago.

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