How to engage your employees in community investment and develop effective community partnerships


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Society Building 8 All Saints Street,
London N1 9RL

Building on BITC’s Introduction to Community Investment training, this interactive half day course focuses on employee volunteering as a key delivery mechanism for your community investment strategy. The training will support attendees to identify ways to engage and learn from employees supporting the community, and build effective partnerships with local community organisations.

The session will be delivered by Business in the Community, in partnership with the NCVO. The latter half of the session with include joint learning and networking with community organisations, supported by best practice case studies.


This course is suitable for community investment and CR professionals from companies of all sectors and sizes, specifically those with a basic understanding of community investment and who would like to develop further knowledge and skills in employee engagement and working in partnership.

What will I gain from attending?

Attendees will gain knowledge and insight into designing and delivering an effective employee volunteering strategy. By the end of the session, attendees will understand:

  • How to use volunteering as a key way to engage your employees in your community investment strategy, and use this as a key mechanism to understand your local communities, identify local issues and to help address these issues

  • How to link your employee volunteering strategy to your business objectives, skills and expertise

  • How to engage your employees to generate the greatest value for your business

  • How to identify a suitable community partner and develop a mutually beneficial partnership

Course Outline:

  • How to invest in your communities effectively

  • The business case for employee volunteering

  • Developing your employee volunteering strategy

  • Key features of a strong partnership, identifying the right partner and developing a mutually beneficial relationship


£300 +VAT (BITC member)

£360 + VAT (Non-member)

If you represent an SME with less than 250 employees a discounted rate may be available. Please email Usha Manojkanth or phone on 020 7566 6648

To secure your place or for further enquiries please contact