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

An Inside Peek at Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Community of Practice

Volunteer Canada held the semi-annual Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) Gathering in Toronto, June 17 and 18 with a focus on “The Future of Corporate Community Engagement”.  The Council invited non-profits to join them on the first day in a forum so that they could discuss best ways to work together to engage employees in community service, Continue Reading