Whether it’s pouring soup at the homeless shelter, planting trees in a park, or sorting clothes destined for Guatemala, volunteering usually leaves participants feeling like that got much more out of their experience than they gave.
Volunteering gives people the opportunity to apply their talents to situations that offer hope to those who sometimes need it the most. However, it also offers significant benefits to the workplace. Giving back to the community as a company not only associates a brand name with generosity and genuine care, but it also brings employees together as a team outside of work, encouraging them to participate in activities that can boost both their physical and emotional health.
Below is an infographic explaining just a few of the corporate benefits that can be expected when an organization makes corporate volunteering an important aspect of their company culture.