Volunteer Time Off Home>Time Away From Work>Volunteer Time Off What you need to know Sandia encourages you to give back to your community. In fact, with our strong tradition of giving, we are proud to serve as the largest contributor to the United Way of Central New Mexico. You have many opportunities to give and serve and our community involvement staff in New Mexico and California works to coordinate Sandia-sponsored activities. Community Involvement Activities Community Involvement activities and programs include (but are not limited to): Sandia Gives – set up a giving payroll deduction through United Way Donation drives – for example, Operation Backpack and seasonal school supply, warm coats, and toy drives Volunteer projects – for example, Sandia Serves Saturdays and Habitat for Humanity Education outreach programs – for example, STEM events and family science nights You may be able to take paid time off to provide educational support for K-12 students or to serve on a United Way Allocation Panel. You will need to get time off approved in advance by your manager and a community involvement staff member. Back to top chevron-up Almost ready? HR Solutions is here to help you plan your time for bonding with your new addition. Learn More Anchor point for link block Get More Details Community Involvement Quick Tip How will you give and serve? Check out Sandia’s community involvement SharePoint site for the most up-to-date volunteer and giving opportunities in New Mexico and California.