Volunteering faces a decade of turbulence if charities don’t act now, says new report
The voluntary sector is facing up to ten years of turbulent times, warns a new report. The New Alchemy, published by research consultancy nfpSynergy, says volunteering is under-valued, under-prioritised and organisations could miss a huge opportunity by not responding to changes in society.
The New Alchemy Part 7: Our Final Thoughts and Conclusions
This is Part 7 of our huge report into volunteering.
Part 1 – The political and social landscape for volunteering
Part 2 – Volunteering trends over the last decade
Part 3 – Harnessing volunteer motivations
Part 4 – The changing mechanics of volunteering
The Donor Confidence Index
This is the first edition of our new measure of donor confidence.
The New Alchemy Part 6: How do we manage the 21st century volunteer?
Part 6 of this report looks at managing the 21st century volunteer. This instalment examines the views of some of the people closest to the changing landscape of volunteering; the volunteer managers themselves.
Volunteering bodies need more power and are not leading effectively, say volunteer managers
Two in three volunteer managers feel they need a more powerful representative body, according to a new report. The New Alchemy, written by research consultancy nfpSynergy, also reveals that many of them feel volunteering suffers from inadequate leadership in several key areas.