Corporate Group Volunteering Checklist

Group activities are one of the most popular ways that employees volunteer with the support of their workplace.  While some workplaces have a CSR employee to organize these activities, usually these activities are managed by an employee with less experience. To support these employees, Volunteer Canada has created a Group Volunteering Checklist which can be Continue Reading

Canadian business leaders converge to examine employee community engagement

Encouraging and assisting employees to volunteer, donate and otherwise support the community is a “good” thing for a company to do. But does it create business value? Leading Canadian companies in community investment are meeting in Toronto this week at Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) semi-annual gathering to share data and strategies to 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