Volunteer Survey

Oh hi there! Can you volunteer for just 5 minutes to tell us about your views on volunteerism? This survey contains 16 questions (mostly checkboxes) and no identifying information - it just helps us understand who you are generally (so, you'll remain anonymous).  This survey data will be shared across the country to help organizations who engage volunteers to do that better. We are so excited to hear from you - you're helping us to make volunteerism  the very best it can be.

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* 1. Tell us about yourself! Select an age range to help us get to know you.

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* 2. I identify my ethnicity as: 
Please describe in your own words
(Example : Asian, German, Indigenous, Spanish, Colombian, etc)

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* 3. First three digits of your postal code:

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* 4. How long have you lived in Canada?

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* 5. How often would you say you volunteer?

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* 6. How long do you think it will be before you volunteer again?

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* 7. How do you volunteer? (Check all the boxes that apply.)

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* 8. We know time is a factor in volunteering. Assuming you had more time to give, please complete the sentence: "I would volunteer more often if I could _____________________." (Check as many as you want.)

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* 9. How do you like to volunteer?

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* 10. How important is it for you to be recognized for your volunteer engagement?

1 - Not at all important 3 - Kind of important 5 - Very important
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* 11. If you could choose, how would you receive recognition for your volunteer work? (Check as many as you want.)

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* 12. Tell us what keeps you from volunteering. (Check up to 3 of the following.)

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* 13. How do you find new volunteer opportunities? (Choose as many as apply to you.)

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* 14. Please complete the sentence "Volunteering _____________". (Check as many options as you want, or create your own sentence using the "Other" option.)

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* 15. Would you say your current volunteer opportunities are meaningful to you? (For example, have they helped you achieve one of the responses to the previous question?)

No Sometimes Yes
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* 16. How do you describe the value of volunteering in your community because of the contributions of yourself and/or others?

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* 17. Is there anything else you would like us to know about volunteering? For example, you can talk about your own experiences, tell us what could make volunteerism better in our community, etc.

Thank you for your time! We really appreciate your feedback - we'll put it to work to make volunteering in even better! 

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