A choice blend: what volunteers want from organisation and management

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Gaskin, Katharine
Date of publication
1 April 2003
Volunteering, Minority Groups, Employment, Children and Young People
Social welfare
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This paper, commissioned by the Institute for Volunteering Research for the England Volunteering Forum, reports on three focus groups of volunteers and other findings gleaned from the literature. Through investigating what makes for a satisfying and enduring volunteering experience, it proposes a model of progressive volunteer involvement with eight key pressure points which can influence a person’s likelihood of becoming and staying a volunteer.

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