Academy Research Papers

A selection of research papers and literature reviews and position papers undertaken by Attend Academy.Topics include volunteer management, fundraising and volunteering.

HR and Volunteer Management - True Affinity and Beyond

The report visits studies undertaken by the Institute of Volunteering Research around the unsolved problem of 'compatibility'

Engaging young people as volunteers

A literature review of 5 books about youth volunteering

Quantum People Management

This paper aims to use principles of quantum mechanics to provide insight into the principles of people management.

Volunteering fundraising in health and social care

Research on the needs of volunteer fundraisers in health and social care.

Forged in the fire of adversity?

An exploration of what helped create women leaders in Leagues of Friends

Forged in the fires of belief?

An exploration of faith and community engagement in the member groups of Attend.