"To experience something different and help out a community and also get to know our new employees better was definitely beneficial to our company."
Red Six Media
Please see the resources below that highlight the variety of benefits of volunteering!
Corporate Social Responsibility
Explains corporate social responsibility and provides some data about how volunteering improves the workplace.
Doing Good is Good for You
United Health Group
Summarizes a study that found that volunteering not only improves employees' personal health but also employers' health.
Facts & Statistics on Workplace Giving, Matching Gifts, and Volunteer Programs
Section on volunteering and pro bono statistics: 82% of surveyed employees want volunteer projects, and 92% of human resources respondents say volunteering improves employee relationships.
Why Your Work Place Giving Program Should Include Volunteering!
Volunteering increases empolyee recruitment, engagement, and the company's ROI.
Does It Pay to Volunteer?
Center for Economic and Policy Research
An analysis examining volunteering as a pathway to employment and other logistics.
2016 Deloitte Impact Survey
A survey report of volunteering benefits for resume building, teambuilding, and skill building.
The Business Case for Employee Volunteer and Skills Giving Programs
Highlights that businesses lose money by replacing staff, and that volunteering improves work skills and ethic, which therefore increases employee retention.
How Altruism Could Help Get You Hired
The Wall Street Journal
How volunteering helps individuals in either advancing in the workplace or developing a new skill.
4 Ways Workplace Giving/Volunteering Can Drive Employee Engagement
Volunteering improves workplace morale by improving productivity, pride, gratitude, and ethics.
The Benefits of Team Volunteering
Three ways volunteering benefits workplace team building: group achievement, corporate social responsibility, and experiences outside the workplace.
Want a Better Workplace? Encourage Employees to Volunteer
Business News Daily
Highlights and includes a study that reveals that employers who encourage and promote volunteering boost morale, workplace atmosphere, and brand preception.
Proof That Volunteering Pays Off for Job Hunters
How volunteering can help you get the job or gain the skills to do so.
15 Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering That Will Inspire You
Proven benefits of volunteering through studies & research.
5 Surprising Benefits Of Volunteering
Documented studies and benefits of volunteering from credited professionals.
Seven Practices of Effective Employee Volunteer Programs
Business 4 Better
Includes top companies' perspectives and statistics on the turn of having employees volunteer.
Volunteering Rises on the Resume
The New York Times
An easy read. How volunteering helps individuals in either advancing in the workplace or developing a new skill.
4 Reasons Why a Corporate Volunteer Program is a Smart Investment
Explains how volunteering benefits companies by expanding empolyee work skills, including increased collaboration, self-awareness, and employee retention.
Volunteering and its Surprising Benefits
How volunteering makes you healthier and happier. How to get the most from your volunteering experience.
Want to Engage Millennials? Try Corporate Social Responsibility
Younger people are more attracted to companies that have corporate social responsibility programs.