“Back to School” Reading for Corporate Community Engagement

Labour Day has come and gone.  Remember the days when that used to mean it was time to hit the books?  For a lot of corporate community engagement professionals, the Fall now represents intense campaigns to encourage your employees to serve and give.  Just because you aren’t sitting in a classroom this Fall doesn’t mean Continue Reading

Four things to consider before sending employee volunteers abroad

Volunteer experiences in developing countries for employees can create enormous value for the communities the volunteers serve. It can also increase employee skills and, ultimately, their performance and job satisfaction. Well-planned overseas placements–often termed International Corporate Volunteering (ICV) – often develop: Adaptability, resilience, innovation – Striving to attain results in a short time frame in Continue Reading

Corporate community investment drives key business outcomes

NVW Blog Series – Part 3 To mark National Volunteer Week, Great Place to Work®, Volunteer Canada and the Corporate Council on Volunteering have collaborated to conduct a comprehensive research study on the impact corporate community investment has on employee engagement. This ground breaking Canadian-based research comes at the same time as the release of Great Continue Reading