The Centre for Volunteering, in partnership with the Department of Communities and Justice, is pleased to launch the inaugural New South Wales State of Volunteering report.

This in-depth analysis showcases the characteristics of volunteers, volunteering and volunteer-involving organisations. It produces a detailed cost-benefit analysis of the social, cultural and economic impacts of volunteering on communities in NSW.

The report was undertaken by the Institute of Project Management which surveyed more than 1,100 volunteers and received more than 1,000 responses from volunteer-involving organisations.

Discover the value of the nearly 4.9 million residents across NSW who gave more than 1.5 billion hours of volunteering in 2020; the benefit of which is approximately $127 billion.

The Report

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Launch Videos and Workshop

Full Launch Video
Key Findings Video
Volunteer-Involving Organisations Workshop with Paul Muller

State of Volunteering Animations

Youth Volunteering

Volunteer-Involving Organisations

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You can find our media release about the State of Volunteering report here.