Funding provided by the Oregon Community Foundation.
Voluntarism -- Oregon -- Citizen participation, Voluntarism -- Oregon -- Case studies, Social work, Volunteers -- Oregon
The Volunteering in Oregon (VIO) project, conducted in 2016 and commissioned by The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF), sought to explore key questions related to volunteering in Oregon among nonprofits in the state. The VIO project included a statewide electronic survey with a random sample of nonprofit organizations, an electronic survey with a convenience sample of volunteers within these nonprofits, interviews with representatives from nonprofit organizations, and three case studies based on a document review and key stakeholder interviews with representatives of each organization. Ultimately, the aim of the VIO project was to identify recommendations and action steps for how OCF and its partners might best encourage and support effective volunteer engagement and service in Oregon.
Lambarth, C.H., and Cochran, L. (2016). Volunteering in Oregon: Strengths and Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector. Portland, OR: Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services, Portland State University.