By Genevieve Jean-Bart Fadayomi | Published April 16 2018
When I hear volunteer success stories from colleagues like Charles Slonsky, I feel extremely proud to be part of an organization that supports employees in donating their time and talents within their communities.
Novo Nordisk, which is recognized as one of FORTUNE’s 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back, hopes to help its employees continue to make a personal impact through its new Volunteer Time Off (VTO) program.
This benefit provides all regular full-time and part-time employees with the opportunity to take paid time away from work to volunteer in community service initiatives.
Novo Nordisk’s commitment to offering a myriad of options and tools for employee volunteerism is a reflection of the Triple Bottom Line principle, and we are continually looking for new ways to engage our employees with the community.
VTO is a win-win for employees, for our company, and for the charitable organizations, nonprofits, and communities that benefit from the dedication and generosity of caring volunteers like Charles.
When you see children laughing and playing together at a diabetes camp; or a family in need enjoying fresh, healthy food; or a rescue dog sleeping peacefully by your side in a warm, loving home — you know your efforts matter. And Novo Nordisk’s VTO program makes it possible for employees to give back and make a difference in the way that matters most to them.
Please visit the Careers page of the Novo Nordisk website for more information.
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1998 was going to be an amazing year. My husband and I were overjoyed to be expecting our first son. As a labor and delivery nurse I thought my pregnancy was going to be a textbook experience because I knew just what to expect.
Chanda Copple is a type 1 diabetes patient, a registered nurse, and certified diabetes educator with Novo Nordisk’s Education Program. She’s passionate about helping others feel empowered to manage their diabetes and live healthy lives.
FORTUNE Magazine has once again published its annual “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list and I’m incredibly proud to see that Novo Nordisk has made the list for the tenth straight year in a row!