The Power of WHY: The Key to Uniting Employees Around Your Company Vision [Webinar]


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.

About the Webinar:

VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: Skills-Based Speed Dating

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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. 

4 Employee Engagement Benefits of Corporate Volunteer Programs


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.

Skills-Based Speed Dating: Pitching Your Volunteer Project to the "Other Side"

Companies and nonprofits at the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit refined their pitches in an innovative speed dating format.

By Danielle Holly, Common Impact

VolunteerMatch + Causecast: New Partnership Increases the Power of Corporate Volunteerism


As a nonprofit, VolunteerMatch believes in making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. We also believe we aren’t the only ones who hold this belief, and that by joining forces with other like-minded organizations, we can create an even greater impact together.

What Factors Influence Millennial Giving in the Workplace?

Amy Thayer of Achieve recaps her session from the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, titled "Cause, Influence, and the Next Generation Workforce."

What inspires Millennial employees to move from the point of interest to a place of action? The 2015 Millennial Impact Report examines influence in the workplace, and the environment couldn’t be more relevant. The average American employee spends 47 hours a week in the workplace. As Millennials increasingly make up the majority of many companies, we have to shape cultures that empower this generation of “do-gooders.”

Causecast and VolunteerMatch Launch Groundbreaking Partnership To Make the Most Comprehensive Volunteer Engagement Network Available to Corporate Employees

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San Francisco, January 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Causecast, the most innovative platform for irresistible corporate giving and volunteering programs, and VolunteerMatch, the largest online volunteer engagement network, have launched a groundbreaking partnership to integrate VolunteerMatch functionality into the Causecast software — making thousands of locally relevant volunteer opportunities from over 100,000 nonprofits available to employees all over the world.

The Importance of Coming Together

2015 VolunteerMatch Summit Video
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“This is not just about feeling good. This is not just about making communities a little bit better. It is part of a movement.”
-Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland, on the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit.

7 Steps to a Successful Demo Process


So, you’ve done the RFP (Request for Proposal) process. You’ve figured out your top vendor choices to help manage your corporate volunteer and giving programs.

Now, it’s show time.

You may be thinking, “Sitting through demos takes so much time!” It does. That’s why you need to make sure it’s time well spent.


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