Starbucks needed a better way to manage their corporate volunteering efforts, fast. They wanted to continue to involve not only their employees (who they refer to as “partners”) in volunteerism, but also their customers. That’s when they turned to VolunteerMatch. In less than six weeks from when they initially reached out, their custom-branded YourMatch™ platform was up and running.
VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Forward It On, a web-based corporate giving platform, announce today a partnership to engage companies and their employees to drive social change through volunteerism.
We know the benefits employee volunteer programs have on business: increased employee engagement and satisfaction, better recruitment and retention, publicity, skill development, team-building, and more. But how do you maximize these benefits while also achieving the greatest community impact possible? Find out in this free webinar.
In just a few short days, we will welcome 2018 and celebrate a brand new year – a fresh start. Cheers to that! Before the countdown to midnight begins, however, here’s another countdown. Find some tips and thoughts on corporate goodness, employee engagement, social responsibility, and volunteerism to take with you into 2018.... look back at the most popular posts from the past year on this blog.
What if I told you that I know the reason a full 33% of your employees don’t participate in your giving and volunteering program? You’d act quickly to remedy that barrier right? Well, thanks to America’s Charities Snapshot 2017 Report, we do know the reason. And it’s not that hard to remedy.
On November 9, 2017, we partnered with Changing Our World to share tips for aligning your corporate volunteer program with your employees\' interests. As it turns out, people volunteer for reasons that are uniquely personal to them.
Not all volunteer opportunities are located in safe areas. In fact, sometimes the most meaningful giving happens in dangerous places, such as providing relief to areas recently affected by natural disaster. When these opportunities arise, it\'s always important to ensure your team is safe and well taken care of.