#ValueofVolunteering will highlight the power of employer supported volunteering, showcasing best practice examples from businesses and community groups; and the different types of volunteering opportunities available through Business in the Community.

Taking place during Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), #ValueofVolunteering will shine a spotlight on businesses and community groups who champion employer supported volunteering.

Click the links below to hear from range of companies and charities who are engaged with Business in the Community’s employer supported volunteering programmes. To find out how you can get involved in any of these programmes, visit www.bitcni.org.uk/programmes/volunteering

Join in the conversation and share your stories using #ValueofVolunteering.

Video clip – The Value of Practical Volunteers

Video clip – The Value of Digital Skills

Resources

Resources to help you make the most of #ValueofVolunteering

Below you’ll find resources to help you make the most of #ValueofVolunteering

#ValueofVolunteering Guide

Twitter images – add your logos to the following images and share via Twitter

Tell your story

#ValueofVolunteering is a unique platform to raise awareness of the benefits of employer supported volunteering. It provides an opportunity for businesses to inspire each other to make a positive impact in their local community and turn aspiration into action.

Taking place during Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), we are calling on you to champion the work you are doing to drive positive change in the communities you work in throughout Northern Ireland.

Whether your engaged through practical, skills-based or digital volunteering, we want to hear from you.

Send your employer supported volunteering stories to Andy Nisbet and he’ll help to spread the word through our social media channels and on our website to help show the #ValueofVolutneering.

You can also tweet Andy @AndyNisbetFriel

Get social

#ValueofVolunteering is a unique platform to raise awareness of the benefits of employer supported volunteering. It provides an opportunity for businesses to inspire each other to make a positive impact in their local community and turn aspiration into action.

A brand-new online initiative, #ValueofVolunteering is a great way to be seen by an audience of thousands and use the #ValueofVolunteering to share your story on employer supported volunteering.

Use #ValueofVolunteering to start a conversation, share photographs, videos and resources that showcase your work and use the week as a chance to thank valuable partners and bring them on board.

How to be part of it:

  • Login to Twitter and write a message about
  • What you’re doing during Volunteers’ Week
  • Or why you feel #ValueofVolunteering is important
  • Make sure to use the hashtag #ValueofVolunteering