National Volunteer Week

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National Volunteer Week

It is National Volunteer week! SiMPACT will be distributing articles and infographics regarding volunteering trends and best practice.

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Measuring the Impact of Volunteering and of Volunteers
Written by LBG Canada Relationship Manager, Jennifer Eldridge Many companies are seeking to measure and communicate the benefits of employee volunteer programs. Within LBG Canada, we have seen a steady rise in companies stating that they want to evaluate the employee experience, which is why we are incorporating volunteering measurement metrics into our soon to be launched...
Apr 13, 2016 9:35 AM ET
Creating Impact Through Corporate Volunteering - What's Holding You Back?
Written by LBG Canada Founder, Stephanie Robertson. Every company that is committed to employee volunteering, wants an impactful program. Across the LBG Canada community, at least 80% of companies have encouraged some form of volunteering since benchmarking began in 2005.    It is true that the community has grown and changed over the years, and that LBG Canada companies...
Apr 12, 2016 9:00 AM ET
LBG Canada Trends in Employee Volunteering Programs
LBG Canada is a network of companies seeking to maximize the impact of community investment for employees, society and the business. These companies understand the importance of volunteering: 86% of LBG Canada companies with volunteering programs offer during working hours volunteering. In 2014, 69,407 DwH volunteering have been recorded so far. 86% of LBG Canada companies...
Apr 17, 2015 5:15 PM ET
Potential Challenges Impeding the Success of your Employee Volunteering Program
Having an employee volunteering program integrated within your company continues to be a growing expectation among Canadian companies. In 2013, 89% of LBG Canada companies report having an established volunteering program. Yet, community investment professionals can face low employee volunteering participation and even limited enthusiasm. Based on LBG Canada audited company data and...
Apr 16, 2015 6:00 PM ET
What is Skills-Based Volunteering?
Skills-based volunteering occurs when organizations capitalize on professional skills, talents, and individual education to assist a community partner meet an objective through various volunteering activities (Volunteer Canada, 2015). Skills-based volunteering is similar to traditional volunteering as it provides a non-profit with a free service, it engages employees, and contributes to...
Apr 14, 2015 4:45 PM ET