Volunteerism has the power to solve the world’s most pressing problems — if nonprofits and corporations work better together. VM Summit 16 brings corporate responsibility and employee engagement professionals face-to-face with local and national nonprofits to learn how to create impactful partnerships that effectively engage corporate volunteers.
April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Communications, a purpose-driven company built on satisfying curiosity, entertaining and inspiring global audiences, is extending its partnership with VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, as a national media partner to raise awareness and drive volunteerism. Coinciding with the 42ndNational Volunteer Week (April 10-16), the partnership kicks off with a national Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign. The PSA begins airing this week across all of Discovery’s 13 U.S. networks.
At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, Charles Schwab joined a panel discussion about transforming the traditional volunteer day into a pro bono day of service.
By Amanda Lenaghan
Charles Schwab has a culture of service. Every year, thousands of Schwab employees volunteer in their communities through financial education programs, Schwab Volunteer Week, and our new Schwab Pro Bono Challenge. At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, we were excited to generate a dialog about high-impact volunteering and share our learnings with other companies interested in creating an impactful pro bono program.
2015 VolunteerMatch Summit attendees learned how to scale their volunteer programs to keep up with company growth.
By Alicia Koch, Groupon
As a young e-commerce company launching an employee volunteer program in its very early stages, it has been a uniquely exciting opportunity (and challenge) to develop and support a program that is able to scale as rapidly as the business.
VolunteerMatch's Best Practice Network free webinar series is back! On March 18th, you’ll have the chance to learn how to unite your employees around your company vision and inspire them to take part in your cause work.
Love is in the air! Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we are excited to spend the day with our loved ones. How do we bring some of that magic into our work here at Common Impact you ask? Skills-based speed dating.
Employee disengagement can prevent your business from reaching success. According to a Gallup survey in 2011, approximately 71 percent of American employees are disengaged at work, and 19 percent areactively disengaged. This lack of employee engagement is alarming, and it negatively impacts your business.