Mobilizing Volunteers To Combat Societal Challenges
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Groupon is an e-commerce marketplace that connects subscribers with local merchants by offering things to do, travel, and goods and services in communities around the world.
But the program quickly outgrew the spreadsheets that Groupon was using to manage it, and the company was looking to scale volunteerism even further.
That’s when Groupon turned to VolunteerMatch to grow and manage the program, and better cater to the goals of employees as well as leadership.
“As we continued to grow, I wasn’t able to plan every event for our employees. Once we realized we needed a different solution, we knew VolunteerMatch was going to be our best option. We needed to scale our program to offices across the country, and VolunteerMatch allowed us to do that. It’s been really helpful to have that vast network of opportunities for our employees to access.”
After launching its employee volunteer program (EVP), Groupon quickly experienced momentum. A couple years later, Groupon knew it needed a better way to organize volunteer opportunities across the U.S., engage its employees, and track and report on volunteer hours to show the program’s success.