The Power of Volunteerism: Strengthening Partnerships and Human Capital with Dr. Rebecca Hardin

Dec 14, 2016 10:00 AM ET
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Dr. Rebecca Hardin, Performance Improvement Consultant and Federal Employee Volunteer Program Director. Dr. Hardin discusses the creation of a more robust employee engagement program within the federal sector and offers advice on how partnerships with local nonprofits can help align volunteers with causes. Dr. Hardin also provides best practices for creating effective skills-based volunteering opportunities and meaningful volunteer experiences, while stressing the importance of being able to measure the impact of volunteer programs. Overall, Dr. Hardin illuminates the positive correlation between volunteerism and human capital development.

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