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 ...

Enhance Social AND Business Value through Strategic Employee Volunteerism

Guest post by Sophia John Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has rapidly turned into a fundamental strategy for businesses. The field has demonstrated that even locally-based or small companies can make an impact in their communities by working with local nonprofits. Employee volunteer programs, specifically, provide great value for both the employees engaged in the service and ...

Are Employee Engagement Programs Still Evolving?

This article is part of a special series penned by VolunteerMatch leadership focused on the changes we all need to make to our programs and strategies to shape the future of employee volunteering and corporate social responsibility. The VolunteerMatch Solutions team has advocated for a new view of employee engagement for quite some time. Specifically, ...

What To Do If Your Employer Doesn’t Provide Volunteer Grants

Guest post by Adam Weinger, Double the Donation While volunteering for a nonprofit organization or educational institution creates social impact all on its own, corporations are upping the ante with volunteer grant programs. Thousands of companies offer monetary grants to eligible nonprofit organizations when employees volunteer their non-paid time, seemingly doubling the value of a ...