Get your company more involved with community service
There are many reasons to encourage charity among your
employees and encourage a sense of community around a business
Volunteering is good for people’s health. Research has
shown that people who help their community feel less
depressed and have a lower chance of developing age-
related illnesses. In addition, employees who get to spend
time with their families are notoriously happier.
There are many positive ways to encourage your employees.
The best advice is to find out what their obstacles are, and then find
ways to accommodate them.
For many employees, time and money are major issues. Try offering paid time
off for time spent volunteering or the option to volunteer during work hours.
Sometimes a lack of
awareness are the only
obstacles. If employees don’t
know about opportunities,
it’s a guarantee they aren’t
going to sign up for them.
Make sure you advertise all
upcoming projects, as well as
the benefits you’re offering.
Volunteering is a great way to teach employees new life skills and offer career advancement.
People also feel a sense of ownership and pride when doing hands-on work.
Some people might feel alienated if they cannot help
with certain tasks such as physical labor, so
diversifying your projects helps cater to everyone.
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