Volunteer statistics (ILO)*
Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit https://ilostat.ilo.org/topics/volunteer-work/
Total volunteering by type
Total volunteering by age group
Total volunteering by gender
Direct volunteering by gender
Organization-based volunteering by gender
Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering
Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?
Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?
|Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level.||Year created||Source link||What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?|
Sierra Leone’s National Youth Service (NYS)
Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?No
Advanced draft report on adaptation of the goals in Sierra LeoneView source
Voluntary National Review on the SDGsView source
Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs
Paragraph 1, page 18
The 2030 Agenda recognizes the vital role of volunteers and Volunteer Involving Organizations (VIOs) in SDGs implementation. The CSO integrated platform in Sierra Leone has raised the voice of volunteers, as critical partners for achieving the SDGs. Volunteers are able to reach distant communities and contribute to data collection, validation and consultation processes in local communities.
Paragraph 2, page 42
National cleaning is another form of community mobilization using volunteers that improves health and sanitation.