One of the fastest growing and most significant new ways of volunteering in the past 20 years has been volunteering through one’s workplace. Major corporations have created extensive programs to encourage and enable their employees to volunteer and this form of business social responsibility is now expanding to small businesses and government agencies. Oddly enough, the nonprofit community seems to be the only sector lagging behind in assisting its employees to volunteer in their communities.
In this Along the Web, we’ll organize workplace volunteering topics into three categories:
- Volunteering by employees of large corporations
- Volunteering by employees other than in large corporations
- Sample materials regarding employee volunteering