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Achieving Excellence in Your Volunteer Program: Volunteer program management guidelines

A guide on how to engage with volunteers, particularly through the recruitment process, as well as how to advocate for volunteer involvement to the organisation.

Author: Swan Volunteer Resource Centre, City of Swan

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Calculating the Economic Value of Your Volunteers

A guide on how to quantitatively calculate the economic value of your volunteers.

Author: Volunteer Scotland

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Giving Australia 2016: Background Paper

Background paper for the 2016 Giving Australia Report, including literature review and survey data.

Author: Department of Social Services, Commonwealth of Australia

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Giving Australia 2016: Business Giving and Volunteering

Research into business giving through corporate volunteering, payroll giving and community sponsorships.

Author: Department of Social Services, Commonwealth of Australia

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Giving Australia 2016: Giving and Volunteering - the nonprofit perspective

Research into not-for-profit fundraising and volunteer engagement, including how charities facilitate giving and volunteering, and how innovations in technology and communication are influencing changes.

Author: Department of Social Services, Commonwealth of Australia

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Giving Australia 2016: Individual Giving and Volunteering

Research into trends in individual giving and volunteering, identifying how people give and volunteering their time and what the future of giving and volunteering looks like.

Author: Department of Social Services, Commonwealth of Australia

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Giving Australia 2016: Literature Review and Summary Report

A literature review and survey summary report for the 2016 Giving Australia Report.

Author: Department of Social Services, Commonwealth of Australia

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Giving Australia 2016: Philanthropy and Philanthropists

Research into philanthropic giving, identifying trends and making predictions of the future.

Author: Department of Social Services, Commonwealth of Australia

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Including Volunteer Contributions in Grant Applications

Information on how to including the contirbution of volunteers into the narrative and budgeting of grant applications.

Author: Volunteering Australia

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Invest for Success: The Real Value of Volunteering

Research into the value of volunteering in Scotland, providing information on how to measure impact and build volunteering into funding.

Author: Scottish Volunteering Forum, Scottish Government

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Key Facts and Statistics About Volunteering in Victoria

An information report on key volunteering data for Victoria. Highlights trends in volunteer involvement.

Author: Volunteering Victoria

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Key Statistics about Volunteering in Australia: The General Social Survey

An overview of the key statistics on volunteering in Australia, derived from the Australian Bureau of Statistic's 2019 General Social Survey.

Author: Volunteering Australia

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Measuring the Impact of Volunteering

A guide on how to measure the impact of volunteers.

Author: Volunteer Scotland

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NSW State of Volunteering Report

The Centre for Volunteering, in partnership with the Department of Communities and Justice, is pleased to launch the inaugural New South Wales State of Volunteering report. This in-depth analysis showcases the characteristics of volunteers, volunteering and volunteer-involving organisations. It produces a detailed cost-benefit analysis of the social, cultural and economic impacts of volunteering on communities in NSW. The report was undertaken by the Institute of Project Management which surveyed more than 1,100 volunteers and received more than 1,000 responses from volunteer-involving organisations. Discover the value of the nearly 4.9 million residents across NSW who gave more than 1.5 billion hours of volunteering in 2020; the benefit of which is approximately $127 billion.

Author: Institute of Project Management, The Centre for Volunteering

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Research Briefing Volunteering during the first year of COVID-19

Volunteering Australia worked in partnership with the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods (CSRM) to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on volunteering.

Author: Volunteering Australia

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Rural Volunteerism: Impacting Development and Sustainability

A report on the impact of volunteering on rural communities.

Author: Volunteer Ireland, NUI Galway

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So What? Volunteering Impact Measurement - Top Tips to Get You started

A guide on how to demonstrate the impact of volunteer involvement to your organisation.

Author: Volunteer Scotland, Scottish Volunteering Forum, Scottish Government

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State of Volunteering in Victoria: 2020

A research report into the volunteering sector in Victoria. This report sheds light on volunteering characteristics, including motivations, barriers, recruitment, retention and trends.

Author: Volunteering Victoria, Institute of Project Management, Victoria State Government

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The Compass: Your Guide to Social Impact Measurement

A comprehensive guide on how to report on social outcomes and their impact.

Author: The Centre for Social Impact

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The Economic Value of Volunteering in Victoria

A research report into the economic value of volunteering in Victoria, published in 2012.

Author: Department of Planning and Community Development

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The State of Volunteering in Queensland 2021 Report

The State of Volunteering in Queensland 2021 Report is the inaugural report into the status, and the economic and social value of volunteering in Queensland.

Author: Institute of Project Management, Volunteering Queensland

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Value of Volunteering Wheel

A visual tool demonstrating the benefits of volunteering to building confidence, competence, connections and community.

Author: Volunteer Canada

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Volunteering and the Early Impact of COVID-19

Research and key statistics on the impact of COVID-19 on volunteering in Australia.

Author: Volunteering Australia

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Volunteering to Support Older People's Health and Care

Research on how volunteering enhances older people's health and care.

Author: Volunteer Development Scotland

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