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Learn How to Make your Company's Volunteer Program a Strategic Investment

Submitted by: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions

Posted: Nov 09, 2005 – 11:00 PM EST


January 18-20, 2006 • Miami

Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - CHESTNUT HILL, MA - Is your company's volunteer program a strategic investment? Is it structured to support employee and business interests as well as the community? This interactive seminar from The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College explores the key elements of successful volunteer program planning and provides participants with a clear understanding of how such programs are structured to support the business strategy. These elements of success will then be applied as participants are introduced to a step-by-step program planning model - a model which can be applied across a variety of community involvement programs. Time is allowed for personal consultation with the instructor and sharing program ideas with one another.

Key takeaways:

  • Trends and current practice in employee volunteer programs

  • Structuring volunteer programs to support business, employee and community interests

  • Distinct volunteer program models and the unique challenges and opportunities associated with each

  • Key elements of a step-by-step program planning model


  • Common obstacles to successful program implementation and tactics for overcoming them

  • Educating and communicating your programs throughout your organization

  • Measuring and evaluating program outcomes

    For more information, go to www.bcccc.net/volunteer

    The Center also offers courses at company sites on request, and can customize its offerings to address companies' specific challenges and needs.

    For more information, call The Center at 617.552.4545, or go to The Center's web site at www.bcccc.net.

    The Center's executive education offerings cover planning, strategy, program development, implementation, communications, evaluation, leadership development and competency building, leading to a Certificate awarded by the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

    About The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College

    The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College engages with companies to redefine business success as creating measurable gains for business and society. Our vision is that business will use its assets to help assure economic prosperity and a just and sustainable world. The Center achieves results through the power of research, education and member engagement. The Center offers publications including a newsletter, research reports, and white papers; executive education, including a Certificate program; events that include an annual conference, roundtables and regional meetings; and a corporate membership program.

    For more information visit The Center's web site at www.bcccc.net.

  • For more information, please contact:

    Phone: 617.552.4545

    For more from this organization:

    Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship


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