what people are saying.
Congratulations on a great event last night. [It] was like a reunion of friends and nonprofit family. It was great to learn about all the opportunities and experience the successes of local nonprofits.
- Rocky Beach, Director of Development, United Way of the Bay Area
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