what people are saying. It was a great pleasure to talk with you over the phone. You have been kind and informative about how to approach matching the best opportunities for students from South Korea.
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Skills-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 2007

Deloitte 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 and corporate community engagement plans.

General Mills model
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.
COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunties
There are limited opportunities to volunteer during this national emergency. However, HandsOn Bay Area has a few ways to get involved now.
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Help needed to support Seniors through San Francisco’s Department of Disability and Aging Services
DAS and their community partners collaborate to help older adults and adults with disabilities have access to food and services. They are looking for volunteers to help people with daily tasks so they can remain safely at home.
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