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Corporate Volunteerism

How to be a great skilled volunteer (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
March 26, 2015

Thinking about volunteering but scared you'll be stuck just stuffing envelopes? This recorded webinar introduces you to the concept of skilled volunteering.

Focusing on shared value: The changing nature of nonprofit and business partnerships

Written By: Susan Fish
August 13, 2014

Partnerships between nonprofits and businesses no longer revolve around funding applications and donation cheques. Instead, nonprofits and businesses are focusing on shared value.

Harnessing the potential of cross-sector partnerships

Written By: Dave Nanderam
May 24, 2012

Practical advice to help your organization tap into high-calibre volunteers.

Can corporate good be better?

Written By: Scott Lundell
April 16, 2012

Corporate volunteerism often follows a familiar pattern: a group of employees come together, roll up their sleeves and get to work painting, cleaning up a park or possibly building a playground or home. But is this the most efficient use of corporate volunteers? Scott Lundell argues that nonprofits should consider a different approach to corporate volunteer programs.

Invisible, but vital volunteers

Written By: Cam Tait
October 28, 2002

The United Way's loaned representative program.

How to develop a corporate volunteer program

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
September 19, 1995

Principles of Excellence in Community Service: A Plan to A.C.T. is a guidebook for building corporate volunteer programs and was developed by the US-based Points of Light Foundation with the assistance of companies that have provided exemplary service to the community.

Surveying the health of corporate support for volunteerism

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
August 4, 1995

The Canadian Centre for Business in the Community undertook a comprehensive investigation into corporate volunteer policies and programs, the first since 1986.

Volunteer leave programs mark progressive firms

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
October 31, 1994

Public-spirited Canadian companies are embracing an expanded definition of corporate philosophy. Nowhere is this more evident than in the trend to encourage and support paid volunteer leave time for employees involved in community service.

Guidelines for starting a corporate volunteer program

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
September 19, 1994

There is a philosophical underpinning for any solid corporate volunteer program: Acknowledge, Commit, Target.