Common Impact Offers Free Pro Bono Consulting
BOSTON, MA, October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact is offering free one-hour consulting sessions to companies and nonprofit organizations looking to learn more about building or expanding skills-based volunteering programs as part of Pro Bono Week 2014 (October 19-25). Companies and nonprofits interested in signing up for a free one-hour telephone consultation session or to learn more can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Common Impact is a nationally-recognized nonprofit that works to build a society in which individuals and businesses invest their unique talents towards a shared purpose: strengthening the local communities where we live and work. The organization, a pioneer in developing skills-based volunteering programs, uses proven models to connect corporate employees to nonprofit organizations in tackling complex societal challenges our communities face. The common purpose of these connections is to deliver real value to companies, nonprofits and communities through innovations in strategic community engagement programs
“In the past few years we have seen a remarkable increase in the number of companies who know that skills-based volunteering programs are a way to realize their complex goals around employee engagement, leadership development and effective community investment,” noted Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly. “The question is no longer, ‘Should I offer a skills-based program?’ but ‘How do I make it work?’”
Holly adds, “Clients like Fidelity, State Street, Charles Schwab and others look to Common Impact for guidance in creating skilled volunteering programs that are truly unique and effective within their culture, that leverage and build their employee’s core talents and that amplify the investments they’re making in their communities.”
"Since 2000, Common Impact has been designing customized programs that develop the leadership and functional skills of corporate employees at any stage in their careers, while addressing critical societal needs. We are thrilled to be participating in Pro Bono Week, and are eager to share the expertise, experiences, and resources that we’ve developed over the past 14 years with organizations that are building and expanding their skills-based strategies” added Ms. Holly.
About Pro Bono Week
Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the pro bono ethic across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Inspired by the American Bar Association's National Celebration of Pro Bono, pro bono enthusiasts around the globe focus their attention on the pro bono movement each year during the third week of October. This year Pro Bono week runs October 19th through October 25th.
Events celebrating pro bono and making pro bono resources available to others will take place across the country as part of the effort to spread the word, share best practices and make connections. Follow the conversation at #PBW14 or learn more here.