Local Companies Support Volunteering

Today’s news release from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada reports that 77% of working Canadians would participate if their company provided time off to volunteer. People’s personal lives are just so hectic that many can’t take time away from their families to volunteer. When their workplace releases them for a few hours each week or month, it makes all the difference in the world. BGCBigs thanks all the local employers who understand the needs of their staff and the … Continue reading

Employers and Volunteerism

Working Canadians give companies mediocre marks for community service Nearly eight in ten employed Canadians would participate in company community projects if their workplaces provided time off to volunteer. Toronto, June 18, 2013 – Two thirds of working Canadians (67 per cent) believe their companies should be doing more to support communities, according to a new national survey commissioned by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. The study, conducted by Ipsos Reid, found that 43 per cent of employees rate … Continue reading