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Employee Volunteering Spark Plugs

Looking for evidence about the benefits of employer supported volunteering? Check out this recent report from Statistics Canada that shows employers make a positive impact on volunteering overall when they support it in their workplace.

When it comes to effectively engaging volunteers with professional skills, planning ahead can make all the difference! Check out this blog post for tips on how to make the most of this experience for both the volunteer and the nonprofit.

The research is in! Doctors should prescribe volunteering for an improvement in overall health. Read the article here.

This Top 6 Trends Infographic gives insights into developing a kickbutt workplace giving program. They say that volunteerism is at the core of employee engagement - but we already knew that!

Wanting to encourage family volunteering within your organization? Check out Volunteer Canada's resource area for Family Volunteering.

Check out what Doing Good Together in Minneapolis is doing to make it easy and fun for families to volunteer together. Check out their site for tips on how to do it too.

HP's employee shoreline cleanup initiative helped Amy fulfill her passion for sustainability and improved employee morale. Read her story here.

Studies show that the most successful corporate volunteering programs come from their employees drive to make a difference.Read about it here.

The employees of National Bank created a program where employee volunteering hours are matched with cash donations from the company. The result? 100,000 volunteer hours raising $100,000! Watch the video here.

PWC recognises that their employee volunteers gain just as much from the experience as the non-profits. Check out their program here.