Free guide for charitable organisations who want to engage with businesses

Bournemouth and Poole Council for Voluntary Service, in partnership with recruitment software provider, Hireserve, has produced a free written guide for voluntary organisations who want to attract and engage with businesses, establish a mutually successful partnership and progress an Employee Volunteering Scheme (EVS).

The guide, which is entitled “Employee Volunteering: A Best Practice Guide” gives tips on how to find potential corporate partners and manage mutually beneficial relationships with them.

Chapters in the 17-page guide include:

o Your barriers to employee volunteering.
o How to overcome your barriers.
o What do businesses want from your partnership?
o Business barriers to employee volunteering.
o How to address your business partner’s barriers.
o Making a match and building a partnership, and

o How to secure internal buy-in.

The guide can be accessed by registering at this LINK.

Bournemouth and Poole CVS are a charity which provides advice and support to 1,500 local voluntary organisations.

Hireserve is a recruitment software provider. Hireserve ATS is used by a number of not-for-profit organisations for both staff and volunteer recruitment, including the RNLI and MND Association.

Bournemouth and Poole CVS and Hireserve have worked together on a number of initiatives to support and promote employee volunteering.