The benefits of corporate volunteerism go well beyond what the nonprofit receives. Not only does the nonprofit benefit, but so does the company that supports its employees in volunteering, and the employees themselves also benefit. We call this the “Triple Benefit” to corporate volunteerism.
In this second part of our series, we talk about how volunteerism can take on a variety of forms and while relief organizations offer many unique opportunities, they are all equally rewarding.
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.