Volunteering returns to 10 year high, says new report
Young most likely age group to volunteer and men overtake women
- Volunteering is at the joint highest level for ten years with over a quarter of the British public (26%) having given time in the last three mont
The New Alchemy Parts 2 and 3: Trends and motivations
This is the second part of our new volunteering report and you can download it free in the top right hand corner of this page. It's being released in seven parts:
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
Part 5 – Engaging the young, the old and the family to volunteer
Part 6 – How do we manage the 21st Century Volunteer?
Part 7 – Conclusions and recommendations
This is Part 2.
The New Alchemy Part 1: How volunteering turns donations of time and talent into human gold
This is our second major report on volunteering. We published The 21st Century Volunteer in 2005 and it was our most popular free report for many years. But over time, many things in the world of volunteering, charities and the wider economic, social and political climate have changed.
Public thinks charity spending on admin is more than double their acceptable level
Find out how much the public think charities should spend on admin, fundraising and the cause, plus what they think charities actually spend.