Habitat Tucson is pleased to announce that it has been certified by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as a Service Enterprise!
Achieving Service Enterprise certification is a very prestigious accomplishment for an organization. In fact, organizations that certify join the top 11 percent of nonprofits nationwide in volunteer management and organizational performance.
Certification signifies that organizations have the capability and management expertise to strategically use volunteers to improve the performance of their organization.
"Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization,” says Habitat Tucson CEO T. VanHook. “They support every facet of our mission – to make the world a more just and compassionate place.”
Habitat Tucson completed an extensive assessment, over 20 hours of training and coaching, and an extensive internal planning and change process to better integrate volunteers into our human capital strategy.
By achieving this level of excellence and certification, Habitat Tucson is now better equipped to leverage the time and talent of volunteers and better meet our mission.
“Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization,” says Habitat Tucson CEO T. VanHook. “They support every facet of our mission – to make the world a more just and compassionate place. We’re so thrilled to be Service Enterprise Certified, to give our volunteers the exceptional support, training, and appreciation they deserve.”
Research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, found that organizations operating as Service Enterprises outperform peer organizations on all aspects of organizational effectiveness, and are more adaptable, sustainable and capable of scaling their work.
The Service Enterprise Initiative is a national change management program that helps organizations gain a greater return on volunteer investment to better achieve their mission.
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