The Top 10 Most Popular ‘Volunteering is CSR’ Posts of the Decade!

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10. 21 Ideas for Re-Purposing All Those Volunteer Event T-Shirts

Is there any symbol of the volunteer experience more iconic and recognizable than the t-shirt? This cultural mainstay of American volunteerism represents unity, pride and purpose to everyone bonded by its bright colors and advertised program, organization or mission. When it comes to showcasing our passions and involvements, our t-shirt collections define us. Indeed: we …

9. How Corporate Volunteer Programs Increase Employee Engagement

Business magazines and blogs frequently discuss how important it is for employees to work together in teams, but have you ever thought about whether your workplace may be suffering from a lack of overall employee engagement? When employees are not committed to their jobs, they may not be as productive …

8. How Flash Volunteer is Using VolunteerMatch APIs to Expand Its Reach

Back in 2009, Brad Wilke was working as a fundraiser for a Seattle Head Start program. Given the popularity of flash mobs at the time, he wondered if similar organizing tactics could be used to involve large numbers of volunteers — helping local nonprofits and introducing more people to volunteering in the process. Thus was …

7. 4 Employee Engagement Benefits of Corporate Volunteer Programs

Employee disengagement can prevent your business from reaching success. According to a Gallup survey in 2011, approximately 71 percent of American employees are disengaged at work, and 19 percent are actively disengaged. This lack of employee engagement is alarming, and it negatively impacts your business. The Gallup report also showed that organizations …

6. How To Start An Office Volunteer Group With Little Time and Resources, And A Lot of Good

Yes, I understand you’re busy. With work, the family, tasks that need to be done – – there just isn’t time to volunteer. Well, what if I told you that, with only a handful of people and one or two lunch-hours a month, you could establish and run a volunteer group for your office? I know, sounds like an Infomercial pitch. But it’s true, and I’ve done it. Case in point: Kia Motors America. With a simple goal to encourage Kia’s 500+ employees to serve the community, a group of 10 employees banded together to form a “Kia In Action Volunteer Committee” …

5. Creative Ways to Plan an Office Food Drive

Food banks are looking for as many sources of canned goods as they can get in this season of high demand. As a company, you can help these food banks in their effort to eliminate hunger from our communities. In-office food drives are small campaigns that allow your company to work together as one towards …

4. A New Vision for Corporate Community Engagement in the Digital Age

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.

3. 2012 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards: A Look at Finalist Amway

On May 17, 2012, winners of the 2012 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards will be announced at our annual VolunteerMatch Client Summit in San Francisco, CA. In this series of posts, we’ll introduce you to the facts and folks behind the ten most effective employee volunteer programs in our family of corporate clients compared against our …

2. VolunteerMatch Consulting in Detail: Grow Your Volunteer Program with Expert Help

Working with large companies to manage their volunteer engagement needs for the last 10 years has taught us a thing or two about what it takes to build a successful program and how to keep up momentum over time. Blood, sweat, and cheers have gone into each program we’ve launched, and we’re excited to share …

1. The “Why” Behind Employee Volunteer Time Off

Updated June 29, 2016. It’s more than just another acronym for you to remember. Volunteer Time Off (VTO) policies are a quickly growing trend among businesses committed to authentic corporate social responsibility. These companies provide a certain number of hours per year for employees to volunteer in the community – independent from the company-sponsored volunteer …
 
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