Today's post is republished from CSR Wire, originally published on Feb. 12, 2013. In part one of a new series on CSRwire Talkback examining the seven dimensions, Jackie Norris, Executive Director of Points of Lights' Corporate Institute decodes the first one: community partnerships.
Tania Zirn, a software engineer with IBM, had been volunteering at her local school in Chester, N.H. since her oldest son was in first grade.
February 13, 2013--Last week, I had the opportunity to tour the Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery projects in the Far Rockaways in Queens with Points of Light as part of their Corporate Service Council meeting.
Today’s post is written by Cynthia Tereasa Jones, Manager, Community Involvement at Mondelēz International, who will be hosting a free live webcast, in partnership with Points of Light, this Wednesday, February 13, 2013,2:00-3:00pm EST. Register today!
When the company wanted to establish a global week of volunteer service, I was relatively new to the area. Although I was familiar with coordinating volunteer events, such as one or two days of service in six states no doubt, I could only imagine the task ahead of us. Our charge was to develop a global week of volunteer service, recruit as many countries to participate as possible and do so with very little staff.