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Thank you to everyone who completed Rosterfy's 'A Safe Return to Volunteering Survey'. The responses collated from this survey will assist with the planning for a safe return to volunteering worldwide. 

To view the full results of the survey, please see below. 

 

1. Pre COVID-19, on average how often did you volunteer each year (number of shifts)?

a. 21+ shifts per year - 66.9%

b. 11-24 shifts per year - 12.4%

c. 1-5 shifts per year - 11.6%

d. 6-10 shifts per year - 5%

e. Never - 4%

 

2. Pre COVID-19 did you intend to volunteer at events and/or causes after March 2020?

a. Yes - 82.6%

b. No - 9.9%

c. Maybe - 7.4%

 

3. How likely are you to volunteer at an event within the next 6 months if NO modifications for COVID-19 are made?

a. Unlikely - 26.4%

b. Very Likely - 24.8%

c. Very Unlikely - 20.7%

d. Likely - 14.9%

e. Neither Unlikely or Likely - 13.2%

 

4. How long until you will feel comfortable volunteering at an event with more than 100 people gathered?

a. 3 months - 42.1%

b. 12 months - 24%

c. 6 months - 23.1%

d. 18 months - 7.4%

e. 2 years - 3.3%

 

5. How long until you will feel comfortable volunteering at an event with more than 1000 people gathered?

a. 12 months - 28.1%

b. 3 months - 27.3%

c. 6 months - 22.3%

d. 2 years- 14.9%

e. 18 months - 7.4%

 

Please tell us how important each one of the following precautionary steps are to you when considering a return to volunteering.

 

6. Nobody is required to wear a face mask (inc staff, volunteers and participants)

a. Definitely volunteer - 11.6%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 3.3%

c. Likely to volunteer - 7.4%

d. Indifferent - 19.8%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 16.5%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 19%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 22.3%

 

7. Everybody is required to wear a face mask when they ARE attending the event (inc staff, volunteers and participants)

a. Definitely volunteer - 23.1%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 24%

c. Likely to volunteer - 27.3%

d. Indifferent - 15.7%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 4.1%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 0.8%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 5%

 

8. Sneeze guards (clear plastic barriers) are installed at high interaction points (ie volunteer check in, registration etc)

a. Definitely volunteer - 28.1%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 20.7%

c. Likely to volunteer - 20.7%

d. Indifferent - 20.7%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 4.1%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 1.7%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 4.1%

 

9. Hand sanitizer is made available to all volunteers

a. Definitely volunteer - 38.8%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 27.3%

c. Likely to volunteer - 18.2%

d. Indifferent - 9.1%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 2.5%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 1.7%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 2.5%

 

10. Gloves are made available to all volunteers

a. Definitely volunteer - 31.4%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 20.7%

c. Likely to volunteer - 22.3%

d. Indifferent - 19.8%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 2.5%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 0.8%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 2.5%

 

11. Hand washing stations are made available to all volunteers

a. Definitely volunteer - 39.7%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 26.4%

c. Likely to volunteer - 17.4%

d. Indifferent - 12.4%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 1.7%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 0.8%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 1.7%

 

12. Measures are taken to reduce the density of crowds gathering in one area. For example, remote check in is made available

a. Definitely volunteer - 28.9%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 28.9%

c. Likely to volunteer - 24%

d. Indifferent - 13.2%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 2.5%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 0.8%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 1.7%

 

13. Your volunteer uniform is sent directly to your home without needing to physically collect it

a. Definitely volunteer - 23.1%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 20%

c. Likely to volunteer - 20.7%

d. Indifferent - 32%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 1.7%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 0.8%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 1.7%

 

14. Everybody attending the event is required to have their temperature taken. For those tested above a nominated threshold, appropriate measures will be taken including the potential to exclude these people from the event site. 

a. Definitely volunteer - 28.9%

b. Very likely to volunteer - 32.2%

c. Likely to volunteer - 20.7%

d. Indifferent - 13.2%

e. Unlikely to volunteer - 0.8%

f. Very unlikely to volunteer - 2.5%

e. Prevent me from volunteering - 1.7%

 

15. What is your age?

a. 70+ - 28.1%

b. 60-69 - 22.3%

c. 50-59 - 20.7%

d. 18-29 - 9.9%

e. 30-39 - 9.9%

f. 40-29 - 9.1%

g. 12-17 - 0%

h. Rather not say - 0%

 

15. In what country/ region do you live?

a. Australia - 78.5%

b. UK - 14%

c. USA - 5.8%

d. Asia - 0.8%

e. Europe - 0.8%

f. Canada - 0%

g. Other - 0%