Research Brief: ASAE Foundation Achieving Mutually Beneficial Volunteer Relationships


In the fall of 2015, ASAE Foundation launched this research study to
address the institutional aspects of volunteer management. The intent is
to answer the question, “What components of a volunteer management
program lead to mutual benefit between the association and the
volunteer?” Phase I of this process was a survey of association staff
conducted to collect data regarding association volunteer programs and
measuring the associations’ satisfaction with their programs, followed
by a series of qualitative interviews. The intent of this summary report
is to share some high-level findings from the first survey in which 1,016 unique associations participated.


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