Published on December 14th, 2018
Every organization wants its team members to bond well. It helps in executing a task better. Team building activities aim to bring team members that have a different way of thinking to complete one task at hand. And to get it done seamlessly, it is essential for team members to co-operate and perform their duties. It creates bonhomie amongst the members and results in better and improved bonds.
Today, charity event team building has become a trend with many companies. Either the corporate communication or the HR team decides the same. Alternatively, the companies can outsource an external service provider to get the same arranged. Discussed below are two essential reasons why this charity team building activities are becoming important.
1. Offers something more than job satisfaction
Regardless, how excellent an employee is performing in his or her profession, there’s always more to achieve.
Research highlights that every employee wants something more than mere job satisfaction. They want to participate in other causes where they can explore their human element.
Charity events like sponsoring child education activities, helping individuals who’ve survived a flood or earthquake with food and clothing or standing up for animal security are some of the causes that they want to take part in. Any CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activity interests the employees.
When such causes get turned into a team building activity, it involves many people that promote team spirit. Also, the feeling of catering to the needs of their local community enables employees a feel-good factor.
They feel counted in some higher cause. And this feeling of oneness also helps them work in complete co-operation at work.
2. You can implement many ideas to work
Think smart and you can transform any initiative into a charitable activity! When you engage your employees in a charitable team building activity, you make them discover each other’s hidden talents and emotions. It is beneficial for employees to end inhibited thinking and develop a fellow feeling for one another.
Also, it makes your brand gets associated with a social or a global cause that can help you in adding more to your brand reputation, both online and offline.
Going forward you can ask your team members to think of unique charitable team building activities that they will be keen on participating. This way, it won’t seem that you’ve forced the activity on them. They would be eager to participate and contribute to a social cause simultaneously, attending to their official roles and responsibilities.
The concept of a charitable team building activity might seem attractive! However, organizing one needs careful planning and precise application.
The secret to hosting a well-planned charity team building activity is having a particular investment fixed from before. You need to manage that invest and find out a specific social, local or global cause that will make the ones involved to take part.
The idea is to get maximum participation. When you look around you will find natural causes, animals and deprived people that need your help. Go ahead and select a domain that you want to address. After that, come up with exciting ideas surrounding the activity and choose the best one.