Feedback from the Volunteer Showcase June 2008
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We thought you might be interested in the feedback gathered from the above event.
Not Likely: 4
Very Relevant: 15,
Quite Relevant: 13,
Not Very Relevant: 2
Very Good: 14,
Type of volunteering interested inů.
Arrived late afternoon, all stalls were packed up
Not enough public
Entertainment too loud
Can we keep speakers within main exhibition?
Repeat event during evening / weekend
Can we get more public to the event?
Raychel and I would like to say a big thank you to everyone whoattended, the volunteers who helped and Otley Town and Leeds City Council for making this event possible.
Questionnaires were filled in on the day and entered into a prize draw for 4 Family Day rover tickets, donated by Metro and the winners were as followed:
Mary Bell, Ray Dawes, Rob Swithinbank and Trevor Davey who donated his as a raffle prize to the Riding For the Disabled.
Feedback from organisations in attendance
Shared Training Needsof organisations were in; First Aid, Manual Handling, Health & Safety,Food Hygiene Training, Listening & Responding.
Rolesranged from Fundraiser, Administrative Help, Customer Service Work, Help with transport, Trips, Newsletter stuffing, Reception.
Hours Workedby the majority of Volunteers were varied.
9 are purely Otley based,
3 Stretch beyond Otley into adjoining towns
Recruitment of Volunteerswere mainly by Word of Mouth, next most popular tool was via the web or newspaper
Inductionsare done by 13 organisation but 7 did not
Number of Volunteers
3 groups had 20 volunteers,
3 groups had 50 volunteers.
One of the regional groups had 150 volunteers.
All the groups expressed the need for more volunteers
There are approx. 500 volunteers in this area working for those organisations represented on the day.
Results from attendees questionnaires
How did you hear about the event?
Via their own volunteering organisation: 12,
Word of mouth: 8,
Publicity leaflets: 3,
Passing by; 2.
Modes of transport;
16 by foot,
14 by car,
4 by public transport
Gender of attendees;26 female, 8 male
Age of attendees;