Research resources include reports of research findings that may be of interest to volunteer management professionals. These resources include research reports on volunteering impact, recruitment, and leadership as well as different types of volunteering such as inclusive, youth, corporate, spontaneous and virtual volunteering.
Bridging the Gap: Enriching the volunteer experience to build a better future for our communities
A research report identifying the gap between what volunteers look for in a volunteering role and how organisations are engaging with volunteers. Identifies ways to better understanding volunteer motivations and engage with volunteers.
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