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RESEARCH:

The Cost of Volunteering: A Report on a National Survey of Emergency Management Sector Volunteers

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: ANGLICARE Diocese of Sydney

SUBJECT: Cost of Drowning
TYPE: Survey
DATE: 2006


ANGLICARE Sydney was commissioned on behalf of the Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum (AEMVF) by Emergency Management Australia (EMA) to design a national survey to estimate the direct financial costs and in-kind contributions of volunteers in the emergency management sector. Such costs are those borne personally by volunteers after any reimbursemend and exclude the cost of items fully provided by volunteer organisations. This report is based on findings from the national survey.

 

COUNTRY

Australia

AUTHORS

Susan King

John Bellamy

Connie Donato-Hunt

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

N/A

RESPONDENTS

702 volunteers from organisations:

Adventist Development and Relief Agency Australia

Australian Council of State Emergency Services

Australian Red Cross

Australian Volunteer Coast Guard

NSW Volunteer Rescue Association

St John Ambulance

Australia St Vincent de Paul Society

Surf Life Saving Australia

Volunteer Ambulance Officer Association of Tasmania

ACTIVITY

Rescue

ENVIRONMENT

Recovery Floods

AGE

All ages

GENDER

Male

Female

ETHNICITY

N/A

 

 
 

 

 

 

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