Hands@Work

Hands@Work PartnersHandsOn Bay Area guides companies through the often-unfamiliar territory of volunteer service project planning.

Drawing on our vast network of agency partnerships and planning expertise, HandsOn Bay Area designs ongoing volunteer programs or one-time events, specifically tailored to the needs and interests of your company.

Through Hands@Work, HandsOn Bay Area prepares, coordinates, and executes all aspects of your planned projects. All your team has to do is show up, volunteer and have fun!

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Program Stats

  • 95% satisfaction rating amongst surveyed volunteers.

  • 176,000+ hours of service to Bay Area nonprofits and schools

  • 50,000+ engaged corporate volunteers

  • 1,500+ completed projects

  • 75+ unique corporate clients 

Here is how HandsOn Bay Area helps Microsoft achieve their community service goals.

Services

Through Hands@Work, HandsOn Bay Area prepares, coordinates, and executes all aspects of your planned projects. All your team has to do is show up, volunteer and have fun!

  • Identify and recruit agencies across the Bay Area that can use the volunteer support of your employees

  • Coordinate all logistics for the volunteer project, including project planning, site inspection, acquisition of supplies and on-site volunteer orientation and leadership

  • Assist your company with internal volunteer recruitment

  • Track employee volunteer hours

  • HandsOn Bay Area can even arrange transportation and food

Benefits

Employee volunteering events pay dividends long after the project is complete.

  • Improves employee recruitment and retention

  • Boosts employee morale

  • Stregthens corporate reputation in the community

  • Creates opportunities for leadership training and team-building

Cost

Due to the level of customization available to each corporate partner, projects and programs are quoted on a case-by-case basis. Hands@Work services can range for $75 to $85 per volunteer slot (depending on the project's complexity and scheduling), plus associated supply and transportation costs. The minimum cost for a project is $2,500. Six weeks or more lead time may be required based on project complexity and time of year.

HandsOn Bay Area is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by corporate sponsors, private donations and foundation grants. The fees generated from Hands@Work support HandsOn Bay Area's year-round volunteer, learn and lead programs.

Get started

Interested in obtaining a quote? Click here to request one.

Have questions? email Donald Cooper, Development Director or call at (415) 541-9616 x 120.

Download our Hands@Work packet.