Rick Steves: Employee volunteerism good for the community
Last updated 10/15/2020 at 8:42am
It's been a difficult seven months for Edmonds European travel guide Rick Steves as the coronavirus has severely impacted his budget – and his staff.
In May, he announced that his office staff would be working at about 80% (4 days a week). Then, beginning in January, they will be working at 60% (3 days a week) until European tourism returns.
So what is Steves doing to help his staff stay busy in Edmonds?
The answer: He created the Rick Steves Volunteer Corps.
"Like so many other businesses – especially in the travel industry – the pandemic has hit my company really hard," Steves said....