what people are saying.
I wanted to thank you so much for your assistance and that of your volunteers in helping us get out our fundraising mailing that is so critical to our success. Your people worked so hard and were so pleasant and accommodating; we couldn't have completed the job without them.
- Barbara Dresslar, Hospice by the Bay
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