The impact of public policy of volunteering in community-based organisations

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Hutchison, Romayne; Ockenden, Nick
Date of publication
1 March 2008
Volunteering, Social Policy, Employment, Education and Skills, Community Development and Regeneration
Social welfare
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This study was carried out by the Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) and the Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR).

The main objectives of the study were to:

  • Analyse the recent public policy context for participation in community-based organisations, and changes therein, since 1997.
  • Review how organisations are engaging in these different policy agendas.
  • Review any changes in the profile, role and responsibilities of volunteers in community-based organisations.

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