Companies are starting to recognize that volunteer work is an actual opportunity to build on employees’ skills — rather than just attract new hires. Here, we share a few ways that volunteering can improve employees’ professional skills and how your employee volunteer program can better support this development.
Studies show that employees aren’t motivated by increased pay or promotions; they’re motivated by simple appreciation. When it comes to motivating employee volunteers, here are a few things you can do to recognize and encourage their hard work.
Nearly 1 in 4 companies in the U.S. offer Volunteer Time Off (VTO) or an Employee Volunteer Program (EVP). How can you create a program that can foster employee engagement and make a difference in your community? Check out these 3 types of EVPs and the 4 tips to help you create your own program.
An employee volunteer team (EVT) is an independent team dedicated to organizing and running an employee volunteer program. An EVT is created to allow employees to share the responsibilities of managing a business’s volunteer program. It’s also an efficient way to get employees involved and excited about your company’s volunteering efforts. Learn more about EVTs here.