Engage (and retain) board members with awesome onboarding

The board of directors of a non-profit are a very critical part of the organization. A common challenge for many non-profits is getting the volunteer directors engaged as soon as possible so that they can begin contributing to the organization’s mission. Without an effective board orientation for new members it can take a year before Continue Reading

How to launch an employee-community engagement software platform

A hot topic in discussions between Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Citizenship department and company Community Investment professionals is software platforms for employee giving and volunteering. With many choices in the market including Benevity, Your Cause, Do Some Good and the new Salesforce Philanthropy Cloud, most large companies in Canada are either currently using a platform or Continue Reading

Making the corporate volunteering experience meaningful for your group

(This blog was adapted from resources created by Realized Worth. Want to learn more? Dig into further resources here on briefing and debriefing your corporate volunteers.) The two most important tools for making the volunteering experience meaningful for members of your group are a good introduction to the activity, cause and organization and a good Continue Reading