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All Blog Posts Tagged 'volunteer' (46)

Deloitte Hosts College Students in Alternative Spring Break Program; Globe Advisors Report West Coast Clean Economy is Job Creator - CSR Minute for March 20, 2012

For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

Deloitte hosted 88 college students chosen from 1,600 applicants for its fifth annual Maximum Impact: Alternative Spring Break…

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Added by David Martel on March 20, 2012 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Lilly Employees Volunteer Hands and Hearts on Global Day of Service

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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Added by David Martel on December 22, 2011 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Xylem Employee Volunteers Build Water Tower in India

Cross post from 3BLMedia

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

Vigilant Futures’ Employees Help Raise Over $1 Million for 2011 Raise-a-Reader Day in Canada





Cross post from 3BLMedia



Vigilant Futures Blog

Last Wednesday September 28th, Vigilantes donned bright orange t-shirts to solicit spare change from Montrealers for a good cause: National Raise-a-Reader day.

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Added by David Martel on October 12, 2011 at 8:14am — No Comments

Deloitte supports 2011 Warrior Games

Cross post from 3BL Media/ theCSRfeed) May 16, 2011 - Deloitte is proud to support the 2011 Warrior Games as the Presenting Sponsor for the second year. The event, hosted by the United States Olympic Committee’s Paralympic Military Program will feature 220 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women from the Armed Forces competing in an Olympic-style national competition encompassing seven… Continue

Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to Find Your Influentials and Let Them Lead

Managing a company’s employee volunteering program is almost always a daunting task. This is partly because most employers approach the task as an add-on – surely finding a place to volunteer will just take a few minutes? Turns out, scheduling events, negotiating with nonprofits, communicating events to employees, and looking after unending details - is a full time job.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 24, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

The Key to an Engaging Employee Volunteer Program

If you want an engaging employee volunteer program, you'll need to make it 3 dimensional. Here's how.

 

If you're even vaguely familiar with Realized Worth, chances are you've heard us mention the "Journey of the Volunteer." Whether in blogs,…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 16, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

Southwest Airlines' Adopt-A-Pilot Lands in Classrooms Across the Country

 (This is a cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - Southwest Airlines announced the official takeoff of its award-winning, educational and mentoring program, Adopt-A-Pilot®. Each Spring, fifth-grade students in more than 1,400 classes across the country will “adopt” Southwest Airlines Pilots through a…

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Added by David Martel on March 7, 2011 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Employee Giving & Volunteering - What Matters Most

Corporate Volunteering promises an array of benefits, but there is one single benefit that overshadows the rest - one single benefit that is the sole measurement of success for your program.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on January 29, 2011 at 9:43am — 1 Comment

Why Nobody (really) Cares How Many Hours Your Employees Volunteered

The number of hours a company invests in employee volunteering is like aircraft maintenance - which is to say, it is vitally important. It is not, however, what your customers want to know about. 

 

Every week, scores of companies publish press…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on January 19, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments

When Companies Steal The Social Capital Of Their Employees

This is a cross-post from our blog Realizing Your Worth.



Companies that take credit for the good work of their employees are stealing. Am I clear? Your employee's volunteer work in the community does not, by default, belong to you. Identify your place on the "Employee Volunteering Continuum" - and avoid making a fool of yourself.



Recently, I spoke… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on December 1, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Veterans Honored by Microsoft, Causecast, Southwest, McKesson, and PepsiCo

We were honored at 3BL Media to be able to help honor all Veterans by sharing the news and stories of many of the companies we work with everyday. Here is a compilation of the stories we shared this week:


McKesson Honors Our Nations’ Veterans…
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Added by David Martel on November 12, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Making a Delicious Difference? Not so different after all.

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.



Employee volunteering programs hold great potential for companies, communities, and employees; they represent a vast resource of knowledge, networks and skills. So why do most employee volunteering events seem...well, a little silly?…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on October 26, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

NGO ‘One Warm Coat’ raises record funds through partnership with Burlington Coat Factory

This is a cross post from 3BL Media.

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA - August 16, 2010 - Nearly one million people in need will get warm coats this winter thanks to the organization One Warm Coat (OWC), which has come one step closer to fulfilling its mission of providing a warm coat to…

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Added by David Martel on August 18, 2010 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Ruth Volk Transformed Her Crochet Skills Into Help for Families in Need: A VolunteerMatch Story of Engagement & Social Change

This a cross post from 3BL Media.



(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - August 5, 2010 - How much does Ruth Volk love to crochet? Let's just say that even after her family and friends gently asked her to stop giving them so many handmade gifts, she just couldn't put her needles down.



Knitting and crocheting just felt right for the Eagan,… Continue

Added by David Martel on August 10, 2010 at 10:49am — 1 Comment

VolunteerMatch Helps Target and Ben & Jerry's Inspire Volunteers with Ice Cream

This is a cross post from 3BL Media.

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) July 30, 2010 - Target has debuted two new, exclusive Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors at all stores nationwide. The super premium ice cream flavors, Berry Voluntary® and Brownie Chew Gooder®, are available throughout 2010 in mini cups and pints. And with help from… Continue

Added by David Martel on August 2, 2010 at 9:52am — No Comments

Sara Hooker gives back to get involved: A VolunteerMatch story of engagement & social change

This is a cross post from 3BL Media.

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) July 29, 2010 - Growing up in Swaziland, where one in four adults has HIV, Sara Hooker was aware from a young age how some communities face extraordinary challenges. As she become active as a volunteer, she realized that she was not only solving problems – she was growing… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 30, 2010 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Research says more funding is needed to support innovation and evaluation. What are we doing about it?

A new Johns Hopkins University survey has revealed widespread

innovation among the nation’s nonprofits, as well as efforts by those

organizations to measure their programs’ effectiveness. You can

download the full report here.



One statement from this report says



Although innovation is widespread within the nonprofit sector, more… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on May 20, 2010 at 1:54pm — No Comments

The Acacia Group - Socially Responsible Leadership Experiences

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





An informative video that outlines the unique approach used by the Acacia Group - to deliver long lasting change to individuals and organizations - by integrating community development, volunteerism, and

leadership and learning into social responsibility initatives.

AG5904





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Added by David Martel on April 7, 2010 at 9:57pm — No Comments

The Acacia Group - Socially Responsible Leadership Experiences

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





The Acacia Group - Socially Responsible Leadership Experiences

An informative video that outlines the unique approach used by the Acacia Group - to deliver long lasting change to individuals and organizations

- by integrating community development, volunteerism, and leadership

and learning into social responsibility initatives.

AG5904



Watch the…

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Added by David Martel on April 7, 2010 at 9:34pm — No Comments

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