Offering incentives is a great way to motivate people to take action. While many corporate employee volunteer programs have taken advantage of this knowledge, developing an incentive program can be a challenge without the correct resources.
Last month, VolunteerMatch released VolunteerRewards, a \"dollars-for-doers\" tool that helps corporations manage hours volunteered within their paid-time off or grant programs. [...]
VolunteerMatch welcomes Ryder System, Inc. to our community of business leaders dedicated to promoting volunteering and service. Ryder provides leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions supporting more than 15,000 contractual customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Asia.
Recently Ryder formalized its long standing support of the American Red Cross by joining the organization\'s Annual Disaster Giving Program with [...]
Recognizing the work of outstanding volunteers is a big part of what we do at VolunteerMatch. You can imagine how proud we are to honor one of our very own!
This month Maura Koehler-Hanlon, a client relations manager on our Corporate Solutions team, learned that she and two other local volunteers for Friends of the United Nations World Food Program (Friends of WFP) will receive the George McGovern Leadership Award: Uniting to End World Hunger [...]
We\'re happy to announce two new additions to our VolunteerMatch Solutions enterprise platform: VolunteerRewards and Volunteer Reports.
VolunteerRewards allows incentive programs to be integrated into employee volunteering programs, and Volunteer Reports is a complete overhaul of our previous reporting capabilities, making it easy to customize reports to the unique needs of [...]
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San Francisco Unified School District believe that community service is an important part of a 21st century education. To support this belief, the school district has partnered with VolunteerMatch to help the city\'s students find inspiring volunteer opportunities that create learning beyond the classroom [...]
Marking an historic National Volunteer Week, President Obama and national service advocates met at the SEED School, a charter school in Washington, D.C. where service is a core part of the curriculum, on Tuesday April 21 for the signing of The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act.
Congressional leaders, and others dedicated to the passage of the bill, including VolunteerMatch president, Greg Baldwin, joined President Obama as he discussed [...]
This month saw the conclusion of the first phase of United We Serve, the White House initiative to help more people get involved. After an historic summer of events capped by the first ever 9/11 National Day of Service, United We Serve is settling into a sustained, long-term promotion of volunteering and service.
VolunteerMatch has been a committed partner of United We Serve from the start, most visibly at Serve.gov, the Administration\'s new Web site. When nonprofits post volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch.org, they [...]