What's Good for Teens -- is Good for Companies and Communities Too
Employees want to get involved. But their lives are busy and complicated. Infinite Family provides employees with a way to get involved and give back, without leaving the office. At the same time, video mentoring provides a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact on local youth while bringing positive social benefits that strengthen schools, families and communities.
- By 2015, 75% of the world’s employees will be young people, (ie., the Millennial Generation or Gen Y).
- 61% of Millenials who rarely or never volunteer still consider a company’s commitment to the community when making job decisions.
- 87% of employees feel greater loyalty to socially engaged employers.
- 75% of executives believe that a corporate volunteer program significantly enhances a company’s ability to recruit and retain talented employees and enhance a company’s image.
- 21% of first-generation college students said that encouragement from a mentor was a “very important reason” for going to college.
- Parental trust improved in 73% of community-based mentorships.
- Mentored teens were 46% less likely to start using illegal drugs and alcohol than their control counterparts.