Measuring the Invisible Work

What are the tools and approaches for measuring volunteer work?

March 06-May 31 Moderated by Vladimir Ganta

About the discussion group

In this online discussion, we want to hear your views, experiences and questions on what can be done to improve the measurement of volunteer work across countries and different sectors. 

Every day, in every country in the world, millions of volunteers work with communities, organizations, companies and on their own to take action on the issues that affect them. Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers have been at the frontlines of response efforts, from providing health services to raising awareness.

But how many people volunteer and what exactly do they do?  The answers to these vital questions require data and evidence to measure the status, effectiveness and impact of volunteering.

On 4 March 2021, UNV and ILO conducted a webinar discussing the different tools and approaches for measuring volunteer work (View the recording and summary here). This discussion board aims to continue the rich discussions that took place in the webinar. 

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Jhon David Esteban
09.03.2021
Soy parte de la Organización Venezolana de Jóvenes para las Naciones Unidas y estamos preparando una investigación para medir el enfoque del voluntariado en Venezuela , me gustaría saber si podemos conversar
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In reply to by Jhon Esteban

Katrina Borromeo
10.03.2021
Hola Jhon David, si por supuesto! Te voy a escribir un email. Tambien te recomendaría primero revisar este documento: https://knowledge.unv.org/evidence-library/measuring-volunteering-for-the-2030-agenda-toolbox-of-principles-tools-and-practices
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Jhon David Esteban
09.03.2021
Saludos desde Venezuela !

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