What is it about?
This research examines the experiences of volunteers serving as board members in small and medium-sized voluntary organisations in England. It demonstrates the ways in which policy developments (such as contracting and austerity measures) impact on board members. The findings raise implications for recruiting, training and supporting volunteer board members.
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Why is it important?
The findings raise implications for recruiting, training and supporting volunteer board members. For example, the research shows some of the barriers that board members in small charities experience when trying to access training and support.
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This page is a summary of: The impact of a changing policy environment on board members in small and medium-sized voluntary organisations, Voluntary Sector Review, November 2019, Policy Press, DOI: 10.1332/204080519x15736555179034.
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