skills-based volunteerism

Skills for Cities Boston to Provide $100,000 Worth of Skills-Based Volunteering in a Single Day

Corporate Volunteers Gather to Provide Local Nonprofits with Professional Expertise in a Day of “Flash Consulting”
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BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - More than 80 corporate volunteers will join with Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism, for a day of flash-consulting, a one-day volunteer marathon, to support 15 Boston-based nonprofit organizations. Participants will lend their expertise in accounting, finance, tech, human resources, marketing and other specialties, a donation of time and talent that will deliver an estimated $100,000 to the Boston community.

Free Webinar: An Introduction to Skills-Based Volunteering

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Webinar: The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteerism

Wednesday, September 18 @ 1pm ET / 10am PT


Skills-based Volunteerism in Israel Inspires Teens Through Unistream Partnership

by John Klobucar

Engaged, energized, focused and all smiles.

It’s what one notices when looking at photos of underprivileged teenagers being coached by Avnet Israel at the nonprofit group Unistream. These are young adults who live on the periphery of central Israel and often find it difficult to learn business and management skills. But in another example of Avnet impacting communities, employees at Avnet Israel are sharing their knowledge—and empowering the innovators and business leaders of tomorrow.

#GivingSkills on #GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday is global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration taking place on Tuesday, November 29th. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Employees to Volunteer Skills and Expertise to New Orleans’ Nonprofits

Top-performing employees from around the world will provide on-the-ground expertise to help disadvantaged youth, fostering entrepreneurship and creating economic development opportunities
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New Orleans, May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced that a team of its top employees will travel to New Orleans to help strengthen the city’s nonprofit community. These employees from around the globe will utilize their business skills and expertise to help select nonprofit organizations increase capacity, create economic opportunity and encourage more widely shared prosperity in the city.

Building on JPMorgan Chase’s 180-year history and deep commitment in New Orleans,

What the Rise of Skills-Based Volunteering Means for Nonprofits

by Danielle Holly

Over the past ten years, the private sector has vastly increased their investment in communities.  In 2015, 75% of companies were engaged in corporate citizenship activities [1].

The CSR Scoop - 9/11/2015


This week’s Scoop is inspired by the back-to-school buzz in the air!  We explore new models of purpose based learning, building systems and skill sets for change, and the way skills-based volunteering taps into the core motivations of corporate employees.  All of our authors this week articulate the need for significant change in our current way of doing business - whether it’s in academia, business or the social sector.  Our pencils are sharpened, our notebooks are fresh and we’re ready to dive in!

Pro Bono Perspectives: Brian Glaser


We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 


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