Employee volunteering

Employee Volunteering

Our Employee Volunteering team has over 24 years’ experience of providing tailor-made service support to employers developing their own corporate volunteering and business volunteering programmes.
Kasim digital mentor

Employee Volunteering: Kasim’s Story

Kasim is a mentor on our Employee Volunteering e-mentoring programme. He was matched with a year 11 student from the Co-op Academy of Failsworth and they exchanged emails over our secure server for 10 months.

Employee volunteering: Aviva

We are very to pleased welcome Aviva as a new client for team volunteering. Aviva provides around 31 million customers worldwide with insurance, savings and investment products. The partnership has got off to a great start already and engaged with 10 regional offices with active teams of volunteers in Norwich, Eastleigh, Perth, Sheffield, Bristol, Liverpool … Continued

Employee Volunteering: Stewart’s Story

“I’m currently working within the Co-op’s Leadership, Talent and Learning team as one of our Lead Learning Designers.  I’ve been in the field of Learning and Development for the past 10 years and it’s something that I’m really passionate about.  When the Skill Share volunteering programme was created by our team in partnership with The … Continued

Employee Volunteering: Simon’s Story

"Getting involved with this project has been one of the best decisions I have made during my time at Pearson, and I am grateful to the company for its support."

Employee Volunteering: Kosar’s Story

City wise recruits unemployed volunteers aged 50+ who want to make a difference in their communities through offering their skills and experience to help others.
Impact Day National Careers Week

Positive Futures for young Londoners

To mark National Careers Week, The Petchey Academy sixth form students were joined by volunteers from professional services firm Deloitte for a day of activities designed to develop key employment skills.

Employee volunteers ‘discover their impact’

For the eighth consecutive year, in celebration of Discovery Communications’ annual ‘Discover Your Impact Day’, our Employee Volunteering team arranged 23 one-off team volunteering projects across London for 500 employees.

Employee Volunteering

Deutsche Bank and Volunteering Matters are celebrating 15 years of working together to support young people from economically deprived areas through a Volunteering in Schools Programme.

What would a week without volunteers be like?

Volunteers are invaluable. For older and isolated members of the community, young people leaving care, for disabled volunteers, for the NHS, and many more. Out Chief Executive Oonagh considers what a world without volunteers might look like.

New Year, Volunteer!

Our Head of Communications Alison Harvie on how to get that New Year’s resolution off the page and into action.

Corporate Volunteering: an international comparison

Our Employee Volunteering Development Manager, Dr Angela Schlenkhoff‑Hus recently contributed a chapter on corporate volunteering around the globe to an international volume. In this blog she draws out key findings, and food for thought, from her research and literature review. 
Skilled volunteering

Championing skilled volunteering

Volunteering Matters' Chair Anne Heal on the power and potential of skilled volunteering to bring businesses, the voluntary sector and communities together.

Can skills-based volunteering work for teams?

Team skills-based volunteer opportunities enable employee volunteers to help a wide range of people, including charity staff and trustees, adults and young people who are experiencing long-term unemployment, migrants and refugees.