Giving Compass’ Take:
• Bob Oliver outlines some benefits of corporate volunteering: instilling company values, increasing time employees will stay with the company, promoting the brand image, and encouraging team building.
• What are the potential difficulties in implementing corporate volunteer programs? What role can funders play in developing successful CSR volunteering partnerships?
People volunteer their time and effort to a number of causes. Not only does volunteering help those from a personal standpoint, but philanthropists along the lines of Stephen Dowicz can tell you how it benefits small & large businesses as well. Are you part of a company that wants to get involved in the community, or wishes to make a difference? This is where volunteering comes into play, and here are a few of the benefits that this endeavor will be able to offer:
- One of the ways that volunteering helps, according to Stephen M. Dowicz, is that it can instill company values.
- Another way that volunteering helps is that it increases the chances of employees sticking around.
- When a company takes part in volunteer work, their brand image becomes that much greater.
- Volunteer work goes a long way as far as team building is concerned, too.
Read the full article about corporate volunteering by Bob Oliver at Small Internet Business.
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