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Corporate Volunteer Council

CVC Motto

CVC ActivitiesThe Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) is a professional association of businesses and organizations developing and promoting employee volunteerism and community involvement in close partnership with local nonprofit agencies. The members consist of a network of South Bay businesses, corporations and organizations dedicated to making a difference in the community. The council provides volunteer leadership by responding to the changing needs of the South Bay community. The council also provides a forum for training, networking and the exchange of ideas and information on employee volunteerism and corporate engagement.

CVC Membership Benefits:

  • Promote employee volunteerism at your organization through peer-to-peer sharing of ideas, advice, and resources
  • Coordinated multi-organization volunteer service projects throughout the year
  • Materials and training on volunteer management
  • Advanced knowledge of local community issues and volunteer needs
  • Increased visibility and publicity for your organization’s community engagement

CVC 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

After 19 years, we are very excited for the continued growth of the council. This year we will be expanding our programs, events, meetings, and resources.

Click here for the Corporate Volunteer Council Form. The membership fee structure will help you identify the correct membership amount for you and your organization. All fees can be made payable to The Volunteer Center. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa McCormick, Director of Volunteer Services, at mmccormick.volcenter@gmail.com or (310) 212-5009.

2015-16 CVC 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