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Developing Skills and Finding A Sense of Purpose Through Volunteering in Your Community [Podcast]

Developing Skills and Finding A Sense of Purpose Through Volunteering in Your Community 
Work In Progress Podcast
Apr. 23, 2024
 
A panel of distinguished leaders in philanthropy and business the Work in Progress podcast to share their insight into the power of volunteering in your local community through your workplace. Workplace volunteer programs have long been part of companies’ brand management and community relations strategies, but what do they offer the workers who actually perform the volunteer work? A lot, as it turns out, from helping refine their skills to bringing a sense of purpose, of satisfaction, and a sense of empowerment as change agents in their communities, according to research from Ares Management. Ares unveiled its key findings last fall in a white paper, Philanthropy, Purpose and Professional Development: Why Workplace Volunteer Programs Matter, and discussed them on a special LinkedIn Live event presented by Ares and WorkingNation, which you can listen to here

Learn more about what United Way Worldwide's President and CEO had to say on this podcast.