Janelle launched Harvard Pilgrim's Skills-Based volunteer program by having a vision of what it would bring to the company, its employees and its communities.learn more
While Skills-Based volunteering is swiftly gaining popularity, it's still a relatively new concept for companies. One of the keys to unlocking this critical resource are the intrapreneurs, the tireless innovators within companies, who have a vision for how they can bring SBV to their workplace. But how do you get started without a formal mandate or resources?
Read Janelle's story and learn how she shaped the business and philanthropic case for Skills-Based volunteering, and planted a seed early on that now results in an increase in employee engagement, skill development and impact on Harvard Pilgrim's philanthropic partners.read more
Brian is the Managing Editor of Big, Red & Shiny, award-winning online arts magazine committed to expanding critical discourse and coverage of contemporary art.learn more
Many nonprofits rely on volunteers - traditional and Skills-Based - to power their operations. By identifying how to channel the passion and skills of those volunteers, while also accepting their limitations, organizations are able to amplify the impact those individuals have -- in an environment where every hour counts.
Read Brian's story, and how he along with teams of short and long term Skills-Based volunteers brought Big, Red & Shiny to life.read more
Anmol is the Board of Directors for a growing Boston-area nonprofit, Urbanity Dance, that inspires, engages, and emplowers individuals and communities through the art of dance and movement.learn more
In order to become a long term and strategic resource for an organization, Skills-Based volunteering needs to be embraced and prioritized by an organization's Board of Directors.
Read Anmol's story and hear how he recognized how Skills-Based volunteering helped equip a small and growing organization with the infastructure and skills its staff needed to sustain its work.read more
Michelle was hand-selected to participate in Fidelity Investments' community-based talent development program, designed to develop conscious leadership capabilities of the company's strongest performers.learn more
Skills based volunteering can be one of the most effective ways to develop the skills you need to build a successful career in today's workforce. Whether you're a few years into your career and looking to deepen your functional expertise, or ready to take on the next level of leadership and want to better understand how to manage people and more complex, strategic challenges, Skills-Based volunteering provides an experience based path to honing those skills -- all while making a measureable impact on your community.
Read Michelle's story and learn how she channeled a life long committment to service into a tangible, meaningful growth opportunity for her career.read more
Rachel built Blackbaud's Corporate Social Responsibility practice from the ground up, and helps to lead the conversation around how small and medium sized business can be strong corporate citizens.learn more
Skills-Based Volunteering is not limited to large companies or significant team-based initiatives. Skills-Based volunteering is all around us. There are few skills and experiences that are not valuable to the nonprofits in our community -- it's just a matter of making the connection!
Hear Rachel's story and learn how to approach "doing good" no matter what your background and experiences might be.read more
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