Touch Your Employee Volunteers’ Hearts to Engage Their Bodies and Minds

While your company has a Corporate Social Responsibility program for many reasons (retention, team building, employee engagement, brand reputation), your employees usually volunteer for one reason: because they care. Most of the time, your employees are volunteering for intrinsic and personal reasons – they are connected to a cause, inspired by the work of a ...

No Money? No Problem! 14 Ways to Engage Employees and Save the World on a Slim Budget

You’ve made the business case for a larger budget for your volunteering program, citing potential increases to employee retention and morale, community impact, skill-building, and brand reputation. But here’s the problem: you’re still stuck with funding that doesn’t give you much flexibility. Well, you’re in good company. In our many conversations with CSR professionals over ...

Loop Them In: How to Help Your Remote Employees Feel like Local Volunteers

Whether your company is large or small, many volunteer programs face the challenge of successfully communicating and implementing a volunteer program for their field-based and remote employees. Unlike a typical employee environment, these remote employees may be working odd hours that don’t coordinate with group volunteering, or working in an inconvenient location that doesn’t allow ...