Rural Volunteerism: Impacting Development and Sustainability
This report documents the extent and impact of volunteerism in rural communities throughout Ireland by drawing on research carried out in NUI Galway and by Volunteer Ireland. The report highlights the essential role rural volunteers’ play in the sustainability and development of many rural regions.
Migrant Participation in Sport Volunteering in Ireland
This report, developed in partnership with Sport Ireland, explores migrant participation in sport volunteering in Ireland. The report looks at the numbers, interests and demographics of migrants that volunteer in sport while exploring the barriers for those that don’t.
The Impact of Volunteering on the Health and Well-Being of the Volunteer
In 2017, Volunteer Ireland conducted research into the impact volunteering has on the health and well-being of volunteers. Combining focus groups with the results of a national survey of volunteers, the report concluded that volunteering has a positive impact on volunteers in a multitude of ways.
Inclusive Volunteering: Exploring Migrant Participation in Volunteerism
This small-scale study explored migrants’experiences of volunteering in Cork city and county, including their motivations and pathways
into volunteering, the benefits and challenges of volunteering, and the factors which facilitate
or inhibit volunteering.
The latest insights into the global giving landscape. CAF has been producing its World Giving Index for more than a decade. Read the report to find out how global giving changed as we began to come out of the pandemic.
The fourth State of the World’s Volunteerism Report (SWVR) report, titled Building Equal and Inclusive Societies, shows that the ways in which volunteers and state authorities interact, collaborate and partner are vital for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.