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dc.contributor.authorMartin, Cheryll
dc.contributor.authorAkhter, Selina
dc.description.abstractThe research: Explores strengths, barriers and areas for development of volunteer recruitment processes of NGOs. Identify effective processes to build the capacity of NGOs to better place and engage with volunteers VA registered over 5,000 volunteers during 2014, an increase of over 65% from the previous year. VA wanted to know how NGOs were coping with the increase in referrals from VA. VA receives feedback from volunteers who have been referred to NGOs, through an Automated Feedback System [AFS]. The VACRM database receives data on the outcome of volunteer referrals three weeks from the original referral. [Self-selected by the volunteer]. What did the volunteers say …? Unitec Develop capacities of academics to engage in community research projects Strengthen relationship with community organisations to better understand the dynamics of organisations and needs of diversified communitiesen_NZ
dc.subjectVolunteering Aucklanden_NZ
dc.subjectvolunteer recruitment processen_NZ
dc.titleFirst contact : first impressionsen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contribution - Oral Presentationen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Servicesen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationMartin, C., & Akhter, S. (2015, February). First contact : first impressions. Paper presented at Community Development Conference, Unitec Waitakere Campus, Aucklanden_NZ
unitec.institutionUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.institutionVolunteering Aucklanden_NZ
unitec.conference.titleCommunity Development Conference 2015en_NZ
unitec.conference.orgUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.conference.locationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationVolunteering Aucklanden_NZ
unitec.institution.studyareaCommunity Development

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