Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Where lawyers show us the way
Where lawyers show us the way: "Inside large companies, volunteerism is still dominated by unsophisticated programs that treat employees as generic helpers rather than leveraging their professional talents to really make an impact in the community. In a recent study of Bay Area nonprofits, 56 percent of nonprofit leaders cited a need for more skilled volunteers. Pro bono services can address some of the most basic infrastructure needs of nonprofit organizations, needs that are essential to running an effective organization, but of which nonprofits have long been deprived because they simply cannot afford them."