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Engage and Involve Employees with a Successful Volunteer Program

Submitted by: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Community Development

Posted: Oct 11, 2006 – 08:35 AM EST


Boston College program looks at developing successful volunteer programs through effective employee involvement strategies.

Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ -
Offered by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship:
Building an Effective Employee Volunteer Program
November 8-10, 2006 • San Antonio

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? In this program from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, explore the key elements of successful volunteer program planning and emerge with a clear understanding of how such programs are structured to support the business strategy. These elements of success will then be applied with an introduction 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. Highlights include:

  • 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

  • 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 http://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 http://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.bc.edu/corporatecitizenship.

    The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College
    55 Lee Road
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3942
    Tel. 617.552.4545

  • For more information, please contact:

    Peggy Connolly Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
    Phone: 617.552.0722
    Phone 2: 617.552.4545
    Website: www.bcccc.net

    For more from this organization:

    Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship


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