You will never know till you pay attention. We may be living, but are you alive? Anti trafficking is everyones responsibility. Human Trafficking is a more than $300 billion industry. It's sad, but it's the truth.
With so much already to do, managing more people feels impossible. When you are already mentally, emotionally and physically invested to build your core programs, handling volunteers becomes an impossible ask. You gotta do what you gotta do! There is hope. Get one volunteer who loves what you do and train her on the opportunities... Continue Reading →
As a newbie Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professional a few years ago, employee volunteering was a key area for me to manage. Then, working for a stellar, global organisation, the experience gave me a few insights into the world of Employee Volunteering. There are different types of employee volunteers. Here are four types which were... Continue Reading →
Celebrate People. Celebrate Impact. Every Employee Volunteering Program deserves an appreciation of its people, teams, and a showcase of the positive impact its had on beneficiaries. Think through these tips that’ll reward you greatly both in the short, and long term. Celebrate Top Performers among the Volunteers, not more than 3-5 (medium orgs) or 7-10... Continue Reading →
Building a core team is a consistent process. It does not end with having 10-15 employees on board. It’s only the beginning. Apart from sustaining the current team, you need to ensure they are willing to mentor future core members. The Employee Experience needs to be fulfilling for volunteers to make that transition. They need... Continue Reading →
I asked a nonprofit leader about what he got out of his street rallies he organised off and on. “Nothing substantial.” he said. He invites the local media, but they prefer to receive a note with photos, which may or may not result in a photo with a caption in one of the supplement papers.... Continue Reading →