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 Continue Reading

CCOV Recap Story telling Reporting

Semi annually, Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) holds a member gathering, the most recent of which took place January 30 – 31.  The days are broken into sessions with industry discussions and networking. Two sessions on the first day both focused on the importance of storytelling in engaging corporate audiences in company corporate Continue Reading

The Value Proposition for Employer-Supporting Volunteering (ESV)

One of the most frequent requests our Corporate Citizenship department receives is for stats that make the case for investing in employee volunteering and giving programs. To date, there are very few Canadian statistics. For this reason, Volunteer Canada has partnered with the Corporate Council on Volunteering and Great Place to Work to create a Continue Reading