We know the value that volunteers bring to the nonprofits where they give their time. But to persuade companies to implement volunteer leave policies we must also communicate the value that volunteerism delivers to employers and employees. Volunteering builds communication skills, demonstrates accountability, and helps employees develop into leaders. Volunteer leave policies increase employee satisfaction and improve retention rates. Implementing a volunteer leave policy can help a company to explore and articulate their role as a corporate citizen. The Greater Sum has prepared the following tools to boost awareness of volunteer leave policies and to support companies interested in implementation.