This page includes links to resources that have been analysed as part of the project, alongside publications that have been produced by our project team. The page will be populated as the project develops. The resources can be filtered by nation or type. All resources produced by our project team are grouped under MVAin4.
This briefing presents findings from the final stage of research capturing the experiences of those working with volunteers within organisations and communities in England during the covid-19 pandemic.
In this Welsh language podcast, Russell Todd, on behalf of Wales Council for Voluntary Action, chats with Dr Rhys Dafydd Jones from Aberystwyth University about his research on the impact of the pandemic on volunteering in Wales. They are also joined by three people who share their perspectives from within the voluntary sector: Carwyn...
The second episode focuses on the role of the voluntary sector in national recovery and the challenges society faces as we move towards recovery. The speakers discuss loneliness, isolation and wellbeing and focus on the changes in working practices and volunteer engagement as a result of the pandemic.
Presentation recording by Dr Jurgen Grotz speaking at the 50th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology.
This working paper describes the development of an initial policy analysis framework for comparative analysis of the voluntary response across the 4 UK jurisdictions. It is intended as a discussion document for the different UK voluntary action research teams.
A thematic analysis of some of the key themes observed during the pandemic including some reflections on recovery.
Using a Theory of Change approach to develop a shared understanding of ‘voluntary action’ as complex systems