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What We Do for Companies

Attract, Engage & Retain Your Employees

Companies need to win the war for talent to achieve a competitive advantage. To win this war, they need highly engaged employees. Employees who happily give their time, passion and energy to their work.

Unfortunately, many employees:

 
Lack of leadership opportunities
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Lack of diverse & inclusive culture
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Lack of purpose
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Winning The War for Talent:
Skills4Good Matching Programs

We can help your company win the war for talent through skills-based volunteering.

Our Skills4Good Matchmaking Programs match employees with nonprofits using a high-tech and high-touch matchmaking platform.

Our programs increase employee engagement by providing employees with:

 
Experiential leadership opportunities
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Experiential diversity training
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Meaningful community involvement
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We match talent with purpose.

"My company Shell Canada partnered with Skills4Good to provide a development opportunity for high potential talent by exposing them to an external leadership experience which helps build their commercial acumen and external focus."

Alex Markos
Operations Manager
Shell Canada

"LGM places strong support behind continuous learning for employees. Our partnership with Skills4Good provides both an opportunity to give back as well as a chance to develop leadership skills beyond the work environment.”

Eddie McWhirter, CPA, CGA
Executive Vice President, Finance
LGM Financial Services Inc.

A Triple Win for Your Company

Skills4Good Board Matching Program Triple Win for Companies

Skills4Good Matching Program
Benefits for Companies

 
Leadership.
Provide experiential leadership training for high-potential employees. Create a strong pipeline of leaders. Improve talent attraction, engagement and retention.
 
Diversity & Inclusion.
Provide experiential diversity training. Expose employees to diverse views to develop empathy. Immerse employees in diverse settings vital to creativity and innovation.
 
Corporate Social Responsibility.
Advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through skills-based volunteering. Enhance corporate social responsibility and brand through social impact.
Skills4Good. Skills-based Board Matching

Board Matching Program

 
Matching and training mid & senior employees to serve on nonprofit boards
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Ideal for emerging leaders & high potentials to develop advanced leadership skills
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Fit for employees with prior board experience
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Beneficial for employees to eventually join for-profit boards
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Skills4Good. Skills-based Board Committee Matching

Board Committee Matching Program

 
Matching and training young employees to serve on nonprofit board committees
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Ideal for new graduates to learn fundamental leadership skills
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Fit for employees with no board experience
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Beneficial for employees to eventually join nonprofit boards
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A Triple Win for Your Employees

Skills4Good Board Matching Program Triple Win for Employees

Skills4Good Matching Program
Benefits for Employees

 
Leadership.
Provide employees with experiential leadership opportunities to advance to more senior roles.
 
Innovation.
Enable employees to take risks in a safe environment crucial for creativity and innovation.
 
Networking.
Support employees to expand their social networks as company ambassadors.

Want to learn more?

Skills4Good. Skills Based Volunteering Board Matching Programs

… of companies believe employee volunteering is effective for developing leadership skills.

Source: Deloitte Consulting

… of companies provide employees with diversity & inclusion programs to develop empathy and active listening skills

Source: Harvard Business Review

… of millennials believe that companies are responsible for achieving SDGs but many aren’t addressing them

Source: Corporate Citizenship

Client Testimonials

Kind Words from Happy Clients

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“I’m excited about this partnership with Skills4Good/B3. In my experience, the most successful teams are built when diverse individuals with unique experiences choose to work together with a single purpose.”
- - - Michael Crothers, President & Country Chair, Shell Canada

“Our partnership with Skills4Good is a unique opportunity for us to develop our talented Equifax leaders while making a difference in the communities in which we live and work.”
- - - Lisa Nelson, President, Equifax Canada

"I give Skills4Good an excellent rating. Their team was incredibly helpful, responsive and encouraging. They didn't rush the match, ensuring I had explored a variety of options to choose the right nonprofit for me. I would highly recommend working with Skills4Good, and think it's such a great non-financial benefit a company can offer their high valued employees. I strongly recommend them to my colleagues at RBC."
- - - Jodi Wright, Vice President, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

“Skills4Good/B3’s service was excellent in matching our busy Board with interested candidates. They got the ball rolling, did what they said they were going to do, and provided a great candidate who accepted a position with our Board. I highly recommend them to my nonprofit colleagues.”
- - - Roland Osske, Board Chair, Immigrant Services Calgary

“The quality of the Board Matching Program services I received from Skills4Good/B3 was excellent. I liked their personalized service, their online videos and their prompt response times. I highly recommend them to my colleagues at Enbridge.”
- - - Laszlo Varsanyi, Vice President, Enbridge

“Skills4Good/B3 was recommended to us and so we registered our nonprofit. I like working with them because the process was fast and easy. I highly recommend them to my nonprofit sector colleagues.”
- - - Danny Glenwright, Executive Director, Action Against Hunger Canada

“Skills4Good/B3’s board matching services were excellent. The program was effective and efficient. Josephine was extremely relatable and supportive throughout the entire process. I highly recommend Skills4Good/B3 to my LGM colleagues.”
- - - Eddie McWhirter, EVP-Finance, LGM Financial Services

“I give Skills4Good/B3 an excellent rating. They couldn't have made it easier for me to connect with a nonprofit. The online training was fit for purpose and the interviews/questionnaire were instrumental in finding a good fit. I am very happy with my match, which wouldn't have happened without their help. I highly recommend them to my colleagues at Shell.”
- - - Julia Stadnyk, Senior Legal Counsel, Shell Canada

“Skills4Good/B3 was very professional and efficient in matching us with great new board members! Their board matching services are excellent! I highly recommend them to my colleagues in the nonprofit sector.”
- - - Karen MacMillan, Executive Co-Director, Foothills Academy

“I give Skills4Good/B3’s services an excellent rating. I liked working with their team! They were very professional, warm and really cared that I ended up at a nonprofit that not only aligned with my passions, but that was also going to be a good fit with my personality. I highly recommend them to my colleagues at RBC.”
- - - Stephanie Breitman, Senior Credit Analyst, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

”The absolute professionalism, dedication to personal development and the opportunity to learn directly from the Skills4Good/B3 team was excellent. It is evident that they’re respected and connected within the industry. I highly recommend them to my colleagues at Shell.”
- - - Jamie Beyore, Director Global Wholesale, Shell Canada

“Skills4Good/B3’s services were excellent. Their communication was outstanding - clear, kind, and very punctual. The process was thorough and laid out clearly, which certainly built trust in not only Skills4Good/B3, but in the candidate that was successfully matched with us. I really enjoyed working with them and am very excited that we're welcoming a new board member!”
- - - Joshua Dalledonne, Board President, Calgary Young People's Theatre Society

“I rate Skills4Good/B3’s services as excellent. Everyone was very responsive and helpful. The board volunteer opportunities identified were very much what I was looking for and the Leaders on Board online course was interesting. I highly recommend them to my colleagues at Shell.”
- - - Julianne Osberg, Senior Counsel, Shell Canada

”We registered with Skills4Good/B3 to try a new recruitment method. The quality of their services was excellent. They had easy-to-use online tools and were very responsive with their feedback. I highly recommend them to my colleagues in the nonprofit sector.”
- - - Joy Parsons, CEO, Fair Haven Homes Society

“I liked Skills4Good/B3’s great, very user-friendly online portal interface and excellent nonprofit board governance training. They provided access to many nonprofits without the need to search for them myself. I would recommend them to my colleagues at Shell.”
- - - Alex Markos, Production Manager, Shell Canada

”We were in need of quality board members and were having a hard time connecting with the right individuals. The Skills4Good/B3 team was very professional. The candidate was well suited. Communication was easy and the process was efficient. I am very happy with their services. I highly recommend them to my nonprofit colleagues."
- - - Bill de Jong, Board Director, Janus Academy Society

“Skills4Good/B3’s level of service and professionalism is top-notch. I liked their very high touch service and online board training. They made sure I understood everything and were there for me every step of the way. They really match personal passion to nonprofit. I give them an excellent rating and highly recommend them to my colleagues at LGM.”
- - - Diana Ricketts, VP of Strategic Partnerships, LGM Financial Services

”We had been looking for some months to add new members to our Board of Directors. Skills4Good/B3’s services were excellent. We liked working with them because of the quality of applicants we received. I highly recommend them to my colleagues in the nonprofit sector.”
- - - Samantha Fox, Board Chair, London Youth Advisory Council

“Skills4Good/B3 has the nonprofit connections and methodology in place to first understand what resonated with me professionally and personally. They found the appropriate board contacts to facilitate my placement. I would recommend them to my colleagues at Shell.”
- - - Brody Mainville, Head of Retail, Shell Canada

“Skills4Good/B3’s professionalism in finding someone for us was unbelievable and made my workload a lot easier as they did the legwork in finding someone. I give them an excellent rating and highly recommend them to my nonprofit colleagues.”
- - - Sarah Preston, Gateway Association

“Skills4Good/B3 is a professional organization to work with! Thanks so much for helping us find an amazing person to join our board! I highly recommend them to my nonprofit colleagues.”
- - - Kate Butler, Board Director, Hope 24/7

“I liked Skills4Good/B3’s personalized connections and excellent support they provided our nonprofit. I highly recommend B3 to my nonprofit colleagues. Their services were excellent.”
- - - Rebecca White, CEO, Engineers of Tomorrow

”The communications we received from Skills4Good/B3 was terrific. The candidate was a good match to our organization. I highly recommend them to my colleagues in the nonprofit sector.”
- - - Carlene Chrumka, Executive Director, Janus Academy Society

”The Skills4Good/B3 team was very knowledgeable about the working of Boards and areas that would not be known by the more general audience. I would recommend them to my colleagues at Enbridge.”
- - - Christine Neff, Vice President, Enbridge

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Skills4Good. Strategic Partners.

Our Strategic Partners

Canada Helps

CanadaHelps is a nonprofit serving Canadian charities and donors. They increase charitable giving across Canada by making it easier to donate and fundraise online. Because CanadaHelps is a charity, their fees are a fraction of for-profit alternatives, making donation dollars go further.

ECVO

The Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (ECVO) is a member-based nonprofit organization founded in 2002 in Edmonton, AB. They serve the nonprofit and charitable organizations in the Alberta Capital Region.

ONN

The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) is the provincial network for approximately 55,000 nonprofit organizations across Ontario. As a 7,000-strong provincial network, ONN brings diverse voices of the sector to government, funders and business to create and influence systemic change.

Propellus

The Volunteer Centre of Calgary (Propellus) has been supporting volunteers and volunteerism within the communities of Calgary for over 62 years. It strongly believes that volunteering is essential to creating and sustaining healthy, supportive and connected communities.

Sustainabilty Network

The Sustainability Network is a national organization that works with environmental nonprofits to make them more effective and efficient. Their mission is to enrich environmental leaders and nonprofit organizations so that they can help us all achieve sustainability.

Vantage Point

Founded in 1943 as Volunteer Vancouver, Vantage Point delivers learning opportunities focused on governance, leadership, planning and people engagement for new and seasoned sector leaders, board directors and managers, aimed at advancing nonprofit leadership.

Women Get On Board

Women Get on Board is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. They do this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom.

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