Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Companies: Do well by doing good!

Successful businesses across the country are learning that getting involved in the community contributes to the bottom line. To help local companies find out how maximize employee engagement, the Northern New Jersey Business Volunteer Council is hosting an all-day training “Employee Volunteer Program Nuts and Bolts.” 

Date/Time: Fri., November 4, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: BMW of North America, Woodcliff Lakes
Fee: $100, or $75 for BVC members
Course Leaders: David Warshaw & Jo Ann Dow-Breslin

David Warshaw, Principal, Vistas Volunteer Management Solutions
After leading GE's award-winning global volunteerism program and serving as a corporate public relations executive for 27 years, David is now applying his talents as founder of Vistas Volunteer Management Solutions to aid businesses and nonprofits build their volunteer programs into strategic assets. David is a past chair of the Points of Light Foundation's National Council on Workplace Volunteerism and is on the Board of the Volunteer Center of Bergen County.  David is a current appointee to the New Jersey Governor's Advisory Council on Volunteerism and Community Service.

Jo Ann Dow-Breslin, Owner, JD Communications, LLC
Jo Ann has a broad background in employee volunteer management and community affairs. As PSEG’s Manager-Community Affairs for 16 years, she developed new approaches to volunteer management and found ways to motivate and recognize employee volunteers. She is a member and past co-chair of the Northern New Jersey Business Volunteer Council. She has served on the Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) Advisory Council for the HandsOn Network/Points of Light Institute, and as a co-chair for New Jersey’s Statewide Business Volunteer Council. Currently, as the owner of JD Communications, Jo Ann assists corporations and nonprofits with community initiatives, grants management and communications services.

For more information on this training or to register, contact bvc@bergenvolunteers.org or 201-489-9454 ext. 119.

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