Do one-day group volunteering events really help community partners?

Employer-Supported Volunteering (ESV) is any activity undertaken by an employer to encourage and support the volunteering of their employees in the community, which often takes the form of a one-day group volunteering event. There are many options and strategies employers can use to engage their employees.  Employers may enact company-wide days of service, flex time, rewards programs or even microvolunteering.  It’s in the employer’s best interest to offer some support; 68% of Canadians would choose a job with a company that has a strong volunteering culture over one that does not. Most common amongst ESV is an opportunity where a group of employees visit […]

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