Corporate support for employee volunteering programs is good business.
An article titled ‘Corporate Volunteerism proves a smart business move’ noted that corporate volunteering is “an exciting phenomenon” in the volunteering sector. “It can bond teams going through change, and bridge differences often overlooked in the hubris of ‘business as usual” and ‘The benefits can be both social and fiscal. In addition to giving back to the community, corporate volunteering can boost staff retention and wellbeing and enhance brand recognition.’
Corporate support for employee volunteering is good business. Engaging with employees and ensuring that there an alignment of interests between employees, the organisation and the charity will aid in ensuring the success of the volunteering program.