Title Volunteering rates are declining, but you could be helping out and not know it Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet ABC Life Media type Web Country Australia Date 11/09/19 Description A recent ABS survey found that volunteering rates dropped for the first time, decreasing from 36 per cent in 2010 to 31 per cent in 2014.
Volunteering in Australia is mostly the domain of those with time and money to spare. So when time and money become more scarce, our organisations feel the pinch.
Volunteering levels were highest amongst 15-17-year-olds, at 42 per cent, but Professor Walsh believes the real figure is likely to be larger because of lack of self-reporting and the measures used.
Producer/Author Siobhan Hegarty URL https://www.abc.net.au/life/you-could-be-volunteering-without-realising-it/11491462 Persons Lucas Walsh
- Youth volunteering