BAME volunteers have a worse experience than their white counterparts, research indicates



Black, Asian and ethnic minority volunteers have a poorer experience than their white counterparts, according to new research.


A report published by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations explores what organisations are doing to improve the diversity of their volunteers.


Time Well Spent: Diversity and Volunteering builds on an earlier study by the NCVO from January 2019 that surveyed more than 10,000 volunteers.


Researchers have spent the past year examining the data in greater depth and reviewing existing evidence on diversity and volunteering.


They found that while volunteering was generally a positive experience for many people, younger, disabled and BAME volunteers were less likely to have a positive experience than other groups.


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