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Are Your CSR Goals Aligned with Your Hiring Practices? [Video]

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On November 17, 2016, VolunteerMatch and Year Up joined forces to help companies learn how to unify their commitment to diversity across multiple departments, including their corporate social responsibility (CSR) department. Salesforce.org and Omnicom Media Group joined the discussion and shared their experiences from the field.

Here are just a few things we talked about:

Pledge To #GiveTime This #GivingTuesday

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What comes to mind when you hear the word “give”?

A donation of money? An act of kindness? A concession (i.e. “giving in” or “giving up”)?

How about volunteering?  

Across the country and across the world, people are giving back to their communities by volunteering their time. 

Join VolunteerMatch in celebrating #GivingTuesday — a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration — this Tuesday, November 29. How? By taking a pledge to volunteer.

Don't Miss this Free Webinar on the Role of Diversity in CSR!

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VolunteerMatch and Year Up have partnered to bring you a free webinar about the role of diversity in corporate social responsibility -- and the companies getting it right! It's happening this Thursday November 17, 2016Learn more and reserve your spot.

VolunteerMatch Recognizes Eight Companies and Organizations for Exemplary Volunteer Programs

Award Winners Revealed During Ceremony at VM Summit 16 on October 25, 2016.
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media /-- Last week, VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, recognized eight companies and organizations for their transformational work related to volunteerism and cross-sector collaboration at an awards ceremony.

The awards ceremony took place on October 25, 2016 during VM Summit 16. VM Summit, VolunteerMatch’s annual conference on corporate volunteerism, brings nonprofits and companies together in the same room to elevate the conversation around cross-sector partnerships and volunteerism.

Didn't Make It to VM Summit 16? Check out the Recap

In case you missed it, VM Summit 16 — the conference on corporate volunteerism and nonprofit partnerships — took place last Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Chicago.
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In case you missed it, VM Summit 16 — the conference on corporate volunteerism and nonprofit partnerships — took place last Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Chicago.

VolunteerMatch Summit 2016 Reflections

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This year's VolunteerMatch Summit brought together corporate, nonprofit, and public sector professionals to discuss how to create impactful partnerships and effectively engage corporate volunteers. Common Impact led an all-conference session that convened these diverse stakeholders around the impact and the challenges of cross-sector collaboration. Using participatory technology, the entire audience engaged in the session by guiding the conversation towards the subjects that interested them most.

How OhioHealth Surpasses Their Associate Volunteering Goals

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OhioHealth doesn’t see itself as a separate entity from its community. With a system of more than 28,000 physicians, associates, and volunteers, they’re an integral component of their community.

I initially heard from Todd Anderson, OhioHealth’s Client Relations Manager at VolunteerMatch, that the company managed to increase volunteer participation rates by over 4,000 hours in just one year. To be specific, they set a goal to track 18,500 volunteer hours in 2016 — a goal which they met and then surpassed by reaching 22,618 volunteer hours.

How to Plan a Service Day You and Your Nonprofit Partner Will Love

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In honor of VM Summit 16, which is all about corporate/ nonprofit collaboration, this series of volunteerism-related blog posts will take one topic and explain how it’s relevant to both groups. Today’s topic? Planning a Successful Day of Service.

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