what people are saying.
Week of Caring was great--the participants were so open and engaged! Thanks for all you do with The Volunteer Center to help foster and support these dynamic and needed relationships!
- Marie O'Connor, St. Anthony Foundation
RETURN to BACVC Resource LibrarySkills-based Volunteering
Corporate America is embracing employee skill-based volunteering at a rapid pace. Proponents believe employee skill-based volunteering is more effective than other forms of employee volunteering in furthering social sector causes and in developing participant workplace skills. This win-win potential makes employee skill-based volunteering of high interest to corporate-community involvement practitioners who are increasingly pressured to make their community giving strategies both high impact and business-smart:The Promise Employee Skill-Based Volunteering Holds
for Employee Skills and Nonprofit Partner Effectiveness: POLF 2007Deloitte presentation 2007
Discover how employee volunteer programs are working to expand and develop staff skills, while at the same time helping to build the capacity of community organizations to address serious social issues.
AETNA presentation 2007
A two-pronged approach to connecting with HR: building metrics and motivation. Also see these model worksheets for engaging you EVP participants in individual
community engagement plans.General Mills
A tool for your EVP participants: Volunteerism is a great way to put into practice leadership and other skills you want to develop at work. Here are examples of some volunteer activities that can enhance your business skills.
For other resources, please email Julia Love