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B3: Volunteering and diversity: How to get different people volunteering

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Slides from breakout session B3: Volunteering and diversity: How to get different people volunteering, from the NCVO Annual Conference which took place on 16 April 2018.

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B3: Volunteering and diversity: How to get different people volunteering

  1. 1. VOLUNTEERING AND DIVERSITY: HOW TO GET DIFFERENT PEOPLE VOLUNTEERING CHAIR JARINA CHOUDHURY VOLUNTEERING DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, NCVO SPEAKERS LISA HORNUNG RESEARCH OFFICER, NCVO PETER OLAWAYE TRUSTEE, LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT THOMAS LAWSON CEO, LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT ANNE-MARIE ZARITSKY HEAD OFVOLUNTEERING, ROYAL MENCAP SOCIETY Dinner sponsors: Media partner: Headline sponsor: Lead sponsor: Digital partner:
  2. 2. VOLUNTEERING AND DIVERSITY: WHAT THE RESEARCH TELLS US NCVO Conference Lisa Hornung, 16/04/2018
  3. 3. THERE IS A LACK OF DIVERSITY IN WHO GETS INVOLVED 1
  4. 4. A ‘civic core’ contributes a disproportionate amount of time Mohan, J., & Bulloch, S. (2012) The idea of a ‘civic core’: what are the overlaps between charitable giving, volunteering, and civic participation in England and Wales? Third Sector Research Centre, Working Paper 73. 9% 27% 51% 13% Primary core Secondary core Non-core engaged Disengaged Volunteering hours Charitable giving Civic participation
  5. 5. Members of the civic core are the most prosperous, middle-aged and highly educated Mohan, J., & Bulloch, S. (2012) The idea of a ‘civic core’: what are the overlaps between charitable giving, volunteering, and civic participation in England and Wales? Third Sector Research Centre, Working Paper 73. 34%have a degree or higher Non-core engaged17% Disengaged11% 51% Earn a high salary Non-core engaged32% Disengaged18%
  6. 6. LARGEST DIFFERENCES CONCERN SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND EDUCATION 2
  7. 7. People with higher levels of education, more often volunteer formally on a regular basis Community Life Survey 2015/16
  8. 8. People with higher levels of education and from well resourced backgrounds are more likely to get involved Giving monthly Political action 23% 3% Degree level or above No formal qualification 5.2 3 2.0 5 AB DE 3.03 0.69 Degree level or above No formal qualification Hansard Society (2017) Audit of Political Engagement; CAF (2017) UK Giving 2017 Boycott products Political action 32% 22% AB DE
  9. 9. FORMAL ACTIVITIES ARE MORE EXCLUSIVE 3
  10. 10. Differences in levels of volunteering by education level are larger for formal volunteeringRegular formal volunteering Regular informal volunteering Community Life Survey 2015/16
  11. 11. The majority of trustees is white, male, older and has above average income and education 1% 11% 22% 33% 27% 5% <35 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Average age of boards Of trustees are white of the whole UK population vs
  12. 12. PETER OLAWAYE TRUSTEE, LEAP CONFRONTING THOMAS LAWSON CEO, LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT Dinner sponsors: Media partner: Headline sponsor: Lead sponsor: Digital partner:
  13. 13. ANNE-MARIE ZARITSKY HEAD OF VOLUNTEERING, ROYAL SOCIETY Dinner sponsors: Media partner: Headline sponsor: Lead sponsor: Digital partner:
  14. 14. where can greater diversity have the biggest impact 3 24 Years People with a learning disability will on average live 24 years less than people who do not have a learning disability. 6% 65% of people with a learning disability can and want to work. Only 6% actually do. Only 3% of people with a learning disability live as a couple, in comparison to 70% of the general population. 3%
  15. 15. branding & personalisation Vijay (pictured right), one of the stars of our ‘Here I am’ campaign which aimed to change public attitudes about learning disability. Image by world-renowned photographer Rankin. 2 Mencap
  16. 16. build diversity of roles Vijay (pictured right), one of the stars of our ‘Here I am’ campaign which aimed to change public attitudes about learning disability. Image by world-renowned photographer Rankin. 2
  17. 17. remove the barriers Vijay (pictured right), one of the stars of our ‘Here I am’ campaign which aimed to change public attitudes about learning disability. Image by world-renowned photographer Rankin. 2 remove the barriers
  18. 18. VOLUNTEERING AND DIVERSITY: HOW TO GET DIFFERENT PEOPLE VOLUNTEERING CHAIR JARINA CHOUDHURY VOLUNTEERING DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, NCVO SPEAKERS LISA HORNUNG RESEARCH OFFICER, NCVO PETER OLAWAYE TRUSTEE, LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT THOMAS LAWSON CEO, LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT ANNE-MARIE ZARITSKY HEAD OFVOLUNTEERING, ROYAL MENCAP SOCIETY Dinner sponsors: Media partner: Headline sponsor: Lead sponsor: Digital partner:

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