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Corporate Volunteer Council

CVC Motto

CVC ActivitiesThe Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) is a professional association of local businesses dedicated to making a difference in the community through the development and promotion of employee volunteerism and community involvement, in close partnership with local nonprofit agencies. The CVC provides volunteer leadership by responding to the changing needs of the local community, as well as serving as a forum for training, networking and the exchange of ideas and information on corporate philanthropy and employee volunteerism.

CVC Membership Benefits

  • Increase the visibility and publicity of your business's community engagement
  • Learn new ways to promote corporate philanthropy and employee volunteerism at your organization through peer-to-peer collaboration
  • Participate in coordinated, multi-organization volunteer service projects throughout the year
  • Obtain training, ideas, advice and resources on improving volunteer engagement
  • Garner knowledge of local community issues and volunteer needs

Join the CVC

Click here for the Corporate Volunteer Council Membership Form.

The membership fee structure -  based on the number of local employees - will help you identify the correct membership amount for your organization. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa McCormick, Director of Volunteer Services, at mmccormick.volcenter@gmail.com or (310) 212-5009.


Meetings and Topics

Dates Main Topics
April 20
  • National Volunteer Week
  • Spring/Summer Joint Project Planning
  • Sharing: Recognizing Employee Volunteers
May 18
  • Citizenship as a Form of Volunteering
  • Paid Time Off for Volunteering
  • Spring/Summer Joint Project Update
  • Launch of VC Summer Youth Opps.
June 22
  • Increasing Employee Engagement
  • Sharing: Case Studies from Local Companies
  • Spring/Summer Joint Project Update
July 20
  • Planning for Annual “Engage” Meeting
  • Creative New “Drives” for Your Employees
  • Fall/Winter Joint Project Planning
August 17
  • Update on VC Strat Plan and Programs
  • Launch of Family Fun Faire Volunteer Opps.
  • Planning for Annual “Engage” Meeting
  • Fall/Winter Joint Project Update
September 21
  • Ideas: Family Volunteering Together
  • “Hot Button Social Issues”
  • Fall/Winter Joint Project Update
October 19
  • Keynote Speaker – TBD
  • Fall/Winter Joint Project Update
  • Holiday Employee Volunteer Ideas
November 16
  • Sharing: Holiday Volunteer Events/Plans
  • Preventing Burnout for Volunteer Managers
  • Company Sharing: Favorite Volunteer Events From the Past Year
December 14
  • Recognition of Members
  • CELEBRATE

2015-16 Members

  • The Balm Shop & Co.
  • Barrister Executive Suites, Inc.
  • Berg & Associates, Inc.
  • Chevron Products Co.
  • El Segundo Refinery
  • DKI Music
  • Doubletree by Hilton
  • GreenDart
  • Holiday Inn L.A.-Gateway-Torrance
  • Moog, Inc.
  • Saatchi & Saatchi LA
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • Toyota Motor Sales, USA
  • Toyota
  • Toyota TFS
  • UPS Cartage Services
  • Watson Land Co.
CVC Members

CVC Members

Engage Event - August 24, 2016

Brianne King Speaking

Brianne King Speaking

LeVal Brewer and Sara Myers

LeVal Brewer and Sara Myers

LeVal Brewer speaking

LeVal Brewer speaking

Vol Staff and Speakers

William Welch, Brianne King, Sara Myers, LaVal Brewer,
Melissa McCormick and Laura Nelson