stock-photo-group-of-young-multiethnic-f-1973613.pngMore than two-thirds of workers believe volunteer activities are more likely to boost employee morale than company-sponsored happy hours, according to a recent survey from Deloitte.

The majority don’t view volunteering as a chance to develop new skills or advance their career — only 36 percent feel they may learn new proficiencies in the process, and just 18 percent believe it’ll enhance their career opportunities.

A number, however, feel encouraging employees to volunteer can also help improve time spent in the office. Seventy percent feel companies who sponsor volunteer activities have a more pleasant work atmosphere; 77 percent feel those activities are essential to employee well-being.

For more on how creating a culture of volunteerism in the workplace may help boost employee morale and an office’s atmosphere, download the full report. 

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