Corporate Volunteer Council

About the CVC

Founded in 1981, the Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) is a coalition of business professional focused on corporate community engagement. CVC provides a space for best practice sharing, professional development and networking. We host monthly meetings on relevant corporate community engagement topics, organize and host networking socials for and provide access to relevant training for community engagement professionals.

The CVC is dedicated to fostering its members' committment to voluneerism by:

    -- Serving as a resource for companies expanding or developing volunteer programs.

    -- Providing education, training, and networking support for volunteer program managers.

    -- Collaborating with member organizations on community activities that meet social needs.

    -- Promoting and recognizing volunteerism within the business community.

Click here to download the CVC brochure.


Membership Benefits
Learn more about the advantages to becoming a member of CVC.
 

Become a Member
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Contact Us!
Megan Brown
megan.brown@standard.com


Upcoming Events - 2014


August CVC Social
Wednesday, August 6th, 5-7pm
Jackknife, 11th and Alder

RSVP to Becky Blumer, becky@handsonportland.org


September CVC Monthly Meeting
Topic: Internal & External Communications
Wednesday, September 10, 7:45am – 9:00am
World Trade Center

Getting the word out is one of the most important pieces in the corporate community engagement puzzle and there are many different audiences to cater to both internally and externally. Working intimately with your internal communications team towards common goals, using creative message vehicles and creating an efficient, effective communications plan can spell success for your program.


October Monthly CVC Meeting
Topic: Strategic Alignments - How to Select and Shape Meaningful and Efficient Partnerships
Wednesday, October 8, 7:45am – 9:00am
World Trade Center

Successful corporate community engagement usually involves more than just writing a check. Designing a thorough selection process based on your objectives and developing true, impactful partnerships can be challenging but also extremely rewarding and impactful. We’ll hear from a diverse panel about how to create those relationships and how to maximize them.


November Monthly CVC Meeting
Topic: Squelching Rogue Activities
Wednesday, November 12, 7:45am – 9:00am
World Trade Center

Sometimes employees outside your team have their own ideas about how to execute community activities around the office. Having a strong policy in place is an important tool in managing those ideas and avoiding them in the future.


January 2015 CVC Social
Date and Location TBD