On the final episode of our seven-part podcast series about employer supported volunteering, we are talking to RBC’s Senior Manager of Citizenship Engagement Programs, Tanya Bell. Tanya talks about RBC’s long-standing ESV program and how it has evolved and integrated with the company’s HR policies. We also talk about how RBC continues to engage its employees in volunteering after they’ve retired.
This week on Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we are talking with Cenovus Energy Inc., a Canadian integrated oil company in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Joining us from Cenovus’ head office in Calgary is Senior Community Programs Advisor, Megan Marshall, who is going to talk about the company’s partnership with Calgary Youth Justice Society on an innovative program called In the Lead, and expand on its community affairs program overall.
On this week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we’re talking with Keurig Canada’s Community Relations Sustainability Lead, Delphine Acoca. Delphine joins us to talk about Keurig Canada’s employer supported volunteering programs, about some of the challenges and barriers to corporate volunteerism, and how the programs have evolved.
This week on Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we’re talking with Trevor Krahn, Director of Community Affairs at Investors Group. Trevor joins us from Investors Group’s headquarters in Winnipeg to talk its Employees in Action program, its leadership in corporate citizenship and in volunteer recognition.
This week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast features our conversation with Sarah Rea, Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility. Sarah talks about Meridian’s Commitment to Communities program, how its developing new tools and resources in partnership with local organizations, and about its new employee engagement web portal, which already increased employee engagement from 18% to 24%.
This week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast features our conversation with Kelly-Ann Dunleavy, The Home Depot Canada’s Community Affairs Specialist. Kelly-Ann joined us from the company’s head office in Toronto to talk about 20+ years of Team Depot, their September Celebration of Service, and what it means to be “orange-blooded”.
Listen now to Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast. The first episode features guest James Temple, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at PwC Canada’s headquarters in Toronto. James answers questions about PwC’s ESV programs and community investment initiatives, including how the company’s leading practices are continually evolving in response to changing demographics.
One hundred and fifty delegates from around the globe, most representing companies, attended the IMPACT 2030, a three-day conference held September 14-16 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
Volunteer Canada’s Director of Corporate Citizenship, Elizabeth Dove, attended and shared these highlights:
The opening plenary included an impressive and diverse roster of high-level speakers that set the tone for the excitement and potential that followed, including:
Tune into Volunteer Canada’s new podcast series, Leading with Intention: An Employer-Supported Volunteering Podcast.
Each Wednesday, starting October 5, Volunteer Canada will present the stories of companies who are leading the practice of employer-supported volunteering and community involvement. Hear from the companies themselves about how and why they are engaging their employees in creating strong and connected communities.
This handbook is a resource to inform and educate youth volunteers, organizations that engage youth volunteers, and corporations, of the added value and skills youth obtain from volunteering. It serves to highlight the importance of youth volunteering as a way to learn skills, increase a young persons’ network of contacts, and encourage youth to gain real-life perspectives.