Consulting Services


No matter where our business clients are on their journey to CSR excellence, we support them by using our established processes to build and enhance their global employee volunteer strategies, which drive brand loyalty, boost employee pride, support leadership development, bolster recruitment and retention, and make a difference in our communities.

We offer a variety of services, from designing custom trainings, global recognition or measurement strategies to creating holistic employee volunteer programs from scratch. By working with Points of Light, our clients have access to decades of practical experience in designing creative solutions for today’s employee engagement challenges.

Our Approach

We aim to be the perfect partner to your company, whether you are in the beginning stages of creating or formalizing your program or have an experienced staff and a long-standing program. Depending on a client’s needs, our approach is flexible and can be tailored to meet timelines and a specific set of deliverables.

our approach

For more information on Consulting Services, click here or contact Katy Elder at [email protected]. (Click here for a chart showing Points of Light's areas of expertise.)


Overview of Services

For small and large businesses, across all industries, we provide flexible consulting services to build or enhance global employee volunteer programs:

Program Assessment

  • Visioning and planning sessions with key staff
  • Environmental scans
  • Focus groups
  • Employee and nonprofit partner surveys
  • Final analysis of gathered data

Program Design

  • Issue area alignment
  • Volunteer leadership strategy
  • Employee engagement strategies
  • Incentives and recognition programs
  • Measurement approaches
  • Developing policies, procedures and toolkits

Customized Trainings

  • Online and in-person trainings for volunteer leaders or EVP Managers

Operational Support

  • Dedicated staff/outsourcing

For more information on Consulting Services, click here or contact Katy Elder at [email protected]. (Click here for a chart showing Points of Light's areas of expertise.)


Company Examples

POL provided consulting services to support HP in the development of measurement strategies, procedures and practices that produced employee volunteer impact indicators that map to, and support, their corporate strategy; provided the employee volunteer program team data to manage the program effectively, operate efficiently and generate high impact for the business and the community; and helped HP develop a world-class, high-impact strategic employee volunteer program.
As part of GE’s annual volunteer training and recognition event for GE’s top Volunteer Council leaders with CEO Jeff Immelt, POL created an acclaimed 2-day experiential volunteer leader training program.
POL developed a comprehensive employee volunteer toolkit and webinar series to support UBS’ Community Engagement Month. The toolkit and trainings were designed to equip employees with the tools and resources they need to manage Community Engagement Month projects in their local communities.
POL partnered with JetBlue to develop a codified framework for its employee volunteer program, including engaging Steering Committee Members and completing a formal EVP recognition plan, policy manual and program plan.