MARYVILLE, Tenn., January 31, 2024 – Clayton, a leading national builder of single-family attainable housing, reached a milestone in its enterprise-wide team member volunteer program. As of December 2023, Clayton team members invested over 100,000 total volunteer hours in communities across the country.
Each year, the Clayton Impact program provides all 20,000+ full-time team members across the U.S. with 8 hours of paid time off to volunteer for local causes that are meaningful to them. Through the program, Clayton provides organized volunteer opportunities as well as encourages team members to volunteer independently.
Since the program began in July 2021, team members have embraced the opportunity to use their volunteer time off (VTO). In 2023 alone, Clayton team members contributed over 71,700 total VTO hours. Clayton has seen a steady increase in annual engagement. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose®, a coalition led by over 200 executives that provides insights on strategies to achieve positive social impact, found that the average employee volunteer participation rate is less than 20 percent. An innovative approach to its company volunteer program helped Clayton achieve nearly a 49 percent participation rate in 2023.
Clayton Impact is a paid volunteer program that empowers team members to support local causes that are meaningful to them.
Clayton team members have used their Volunteer Time Off in several ways like planting trees to help the local ecosystem.
Clayton encourages team members to volunteer independently and also offers opportunities to participate in company organized events like helping build homes with Habitat for Humanity.
In 2023 alone, Clayton team members contributed over 71,700 total volunteer service hours.
Since Clayton Impact began in 2021, the program has seen a steady increase in engagement, with team member participation rate rising each year.
In 2023, Clayton team members came together to support their local communities in several ways. Listed below are a few examples.
“This volunteer program inspires team members to do good by making a difference in their local communities. This milestone shows how dedicated they are to making an impact,” said Sarah Jo Gregory, Director of Clayton Wellbeing and Clayton Impact. “We’re excited to see this program continue to grow and make a positive difference in the lives of team members and the communities they serve.”
Learn more about Clayton's social responsibility efforts at claytonhomes.com/social-responsibility.
Founded in 1956, Clayton is committed to opening doors to a better life and building happyness® through homeownership. A Berkshire Hathaway company, Clayton is a leading single-family, values-driven home builder dedicated to attainable housing, sustainable practices, and creating a world-class experience for customers and team members. The company’s portfolio includes a comprehensive range of site-built, off-site, Tiny, CrossMod® and modular housing. In 2023, Clayton built more than 52,000 homes across the country. For more information, visit claytonhomes.com.
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