The Volunteer's Journey/The Volunteer's Obstacle Course:
Why even good volunteers can stop volunteering.
The above video is an introduction to the research undertaken by Gordon Matthews, a local volunteer, who has been looking i to the issue of volunteer retention for the past 4 years. This research has taken the form of countless conversations with local volunteers and staff employed by the lcoal Voluntary and Communtiy organisations alongside the reveiwing of articles and publications relating to volunteering.
The format of this video, and the 14 videos below, comprise Gordon answering questions relating to his findings.
|Barrier 1: First Contact||Barrier 2: Interview Day|
|Barrier 3: Too Much Bureacracy||Barrier 4: The First Working Session|
|Barrier 5: Indcution||Barrier 6 Role Problems|
|Barrier 7: Teh Volunteer's First Crisis||Barrier 8: Exenses Problems|
|Barrier 9: Ethical Problems & Personality Traps||Barrier 10: Volunteers & Paid Staff|
|Barrier 11: "No Thanks"||Barrier 12: The Management of volunteers|
|Barrier 13: The Volunteer Culture & The Volunteers' Voice||Barrier 14: Time Pressures|