The benefits barrier - What impact do welfare benefits have on volunteering?

The Gathering 2018

Year of publication
John Ramsey

Study examining whether the perception that volunteering adversely affects their benefits is a barrier to people on welfare benefits taking up volunteering. The aims of this Uk-wide survey were to provide a more quantitative analysis of the impact welfare benefits has on volunteering at a broader level, and to suggest how improvements could be made to enable more people on benefits to volunteer.

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