Category Archives: Research

Volunteering round-up: March 2019

Get the latest update on what we and our partners are doing to support volunteers and related organisations including events, research and workshops for the NHS Continue reading

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Impact round-up: February 2019

Get the latest charity impact news and resources covering our national research into volunteering experiences, improving data literacy resources and much more. Continue reading

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Tell us, we’re listening! – what our members told us in Oxford

This blog explains the Members’ Assembly we held for volunteer-based organisations in Oxford. Learn more about the specific needs of our member organisations. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: February 2019

This month we focus on the Time Well Spent research and follow-ups, employer-supported volunteering and a range of upcoming volunteering sector events. Continue reading

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Building on Time Well Spent: taking a closer look at employer-supported volunteering

We're exploring some of the issues raised in our volunteer experience report in more depth. Find out how you can get involved. Continue reading

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10 Top tips on recruiting and retaining young volunteers

In this article #iwill ambassador Stephen Tutin uses research from NYSAS and NCVO's Time Well Spent research to explain how to recruit and retain younger volunteers. Continue reading

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Benefitting from Time Well Spent: Why is enjoyment taboo in volunteering?

NCVO research showed 'enjoyment' as the top-ranked benefit of volunteering, but why is other research often reluctant to acknowledge enjoyment as a benefit? Continue reading

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Public Policy Round-Up: January 2019

This blog provides a summary of the key policy and regulatory developments relevant to charities that happened in January 2019. Continue reading

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Five key insights on volunteering from our Time Well Spent report

Insights from our volunteering research show the importance of the social aspect of volunteering, the power of saying 'thanks' and much more... Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Time Well Spent – NCVO volunteer experience research and what this means

A detailed account of NCVO's Time Well Spent event where we launched our research on the volunteer experience and discussed the key findings with experts. Continue reading

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