Volunteer Canada and the RBC Foundation recently released Employer-Supported Volunteering: The Practice and the Promise of Community Engagement. This is the first publication of the Canadian Institute for Business and Community Engagement, a joint effort by the RBC Foundation, Carlton University, and Volunteer Canada.
This how-to guide is a valuable resource for companies to learn more about employer-supported volunteering. The primer covers statistics, trends and best practices. It also explores the benefits and challenges associated with facilitating an employer-supported volunteering program.
To read the full primer and a one-page summary, visit http://volunteer.ca/institute/research.