Member Research

Civic EngagementTOP ↑

Engaging Returned Volunteers in Active Citizenship: Research, learning and best practice from four countries

From Volunteers to Active Citizens

Measuring Volunteerism in civic engagement

Good Practice and QualityTOP ↑

Comhlámh’s Volunteer Charter

Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of International Volunteer Assignments: A 10-Year Analysis

Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice for Volunteer Sending Agencies

Impact and ContributionTOP ↑

Volunteer Disappointment and Outcome of Activities: Regional Perspective of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV)

Valuing Volunteering: The Role of Volunteering in Sustainable Development

“Shining a Light on Disability”: Supporting and Promoting Disability Inclusion in Lesotho

Contributions of Australian Volunteers International Volunteers in the Middle East

International Volunteering: An Investment in Development

It’s the Invisible Things: An Evaluation of the Volunteer Program in China 1988 - 2013

…so that Personnel Development Co-operation has a lasting effect: Interviews with co-ordinators in the South

Uniterra Volunteer Cooperation Program 2010-2011: Annual narrative report and summary

State of the World’s Volunteerism Report: Universal Values for Global Well-being

Where Would the World be Without Volunteering?: The impact of volunteering in international development

Assessment of Results: FK in Nepal, Norway and Ethiopia Final Report Summary

Rethinking Tokelau Education: Tokelau and the role of New Zealand volunteers

Lighting a Fire: VSA’s role in promoting education leadership in the Solomon Islands

Civil Society Aid Effectiveness: Uniterra case study

The Role of Volunteers in International Development: VSO Position Paper

Volunteerism and Capacity Development

Below the Waterline of Public Visibility: Guide on Roundtable on Volunteerism and Social Development

Methods and ToolsTOP ↑

Guide de l’engagement au retour

Capacity Development Plans: Trialling New Ways of Working Together in the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) Program

What Next: A toolkit for returned volunteers

Basic guide for information work

Uniterra Result-Based Management System: Explanations for the planning, monitoring – evaluation, and reporting tools

Safety and Security Highlights to Help You Prepare for Peace Corps Service

Effectiveness and its evaluation in personnel development co-operation

The Coming Home Book: For returned overseas volunteers, development workers, humanitarian workers and missionaries

Models and StrategyTOP ↑

Impact Investing: A Tool for New Partnerships for Sustainable Development

Diaspora Volunteering: A Comhlámh Discussion Paper

Online Volunteering: A Comhlámh Discussion Paper

Voluntary Service Project: Sector summary report

UNV Programme Strategy Overview: Volunteerism for Peace and Development

Inspiring Employee Volunteering – China Research Study: Inspiring Corporate Volunteering in China

Benefits of the Leave for Change Program

Laws and Policies Affecting Volunteerism Since 2001

La valeur ajoutée des affectations de longue durée dans la coopération par l’échange de personnes

Indigenous Australian participation in international volunteering: Report on exploratory research

7 examples of active North-South-North partnership

Post-2015TOP ↑

Volunteering as Essential in Achieving Sustainable Development: UNV Responding to the 2030 Agenda

UNV in Action: Advocating for volunteerism post-2015

Surveys and TrendsTOP ↑

The Peace Corps’ Congressional Budget Justification: Fiscal Year 2018

Annual Volunteer Survey Results Global Tabular Report

Statistical Report of Crimes against Volunteers 2016

The Evolution of International Volunteering

Political Origins of the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, 1960–1965: Why the State Sends Young Volunteers Abroad

Comhlámh’s Survey on International Volunteering from Ireland 2013

Volunteer PerspectivesTOP ↑

Changing Perspectives: Incoming Voluntary Services

From Local Lives to Lasting Legacies: Raleigh International’s long-term effect on in-country volunteers

The Overseas Experience: A Passport to Improved Volunteerism

Learning Opportunities of International Volunteers: AVI and University of Sydney Research Study

The Right Person for the Job: International Volunteering and the Australian Employment Market

Survey on Returning Volunteers