Aussie companies urged to get more employees volunteering

Analysis from Volunteering Australia and LBG Corporate Citizenship found 15 per cent of employees participated in volunteering in 2018 – up from 3.7 per cent in 2006 ­– and contributed more than one million hours of service to the community.

Even though 78 per cent of Australian companies now have a volunteering program in place, the report said there was still much work to be done.

“While participation levels in volunteering have risen steadily since 2006, the percentage of a company’s total spend in time… has not altered significantly in over 10 years of reporting,” it said.

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