New Research From CECP: Value Volunteering Is Out

By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights, CECP
Mar 10, 2021 8:45 AM ET

When I was 16 years old, I had a 1989 Honda Accord two-door hatchback and was ready to roll through the streets of my Wisconsin hometown. Where was I headed? To the local domestic violence shelter to offer free babysitting while moms went to a weekly support group. Back then, I just wanted to do something good with my summer and I’d heard of this place Bolton Refuge House. Now, when I look back on that summer when I set up a volunteering opportunity for myself for the first time, I recognize it as a milestone of my prosocial motivations taking flight.

I’m starting with a personal story because today, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), together with the whole research leadership council, is excited to announce the launch of Value Volunteering! Value Volunteering reimagines workplace volunteering through a deeper understanding of its multi-layered results, centered on impact in the community. The paper breaks new ground by taking a holistic look at the results from workplace volunteering drawing upon existing research, focus groups, the perspective of nonprofit leaders, and more.

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