The Impact of Skills-Based Volunteering

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The Impact of Skills-Based Volunteering

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 12:15pm

Guest Blog by Kimberly Dulin, Catchafire

Leaders are beginning to connect the dots between nonprofits, skilled professionals, and corporate social responsibility like never before, and skills-based volunteering is the common thread.

In today’s world, people are hungry to infuse their life with purpose, and holding a 9-5 is simply not enough. Skills-based volunteering is the intersection of that passion and purpose; it allows professionals to find a cause that excites them and make an impact by sharing skills.

Skills-based volunteering is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after ways to give back. In fact, 4 million professionals from LinkedIn have already raised their hands insisting on more opportunities for skills-based volunteering.

Here, we’ll explore how skills-based volunteering (SBV) benefits nonprofits and professionals alike.

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