Wirkungsnachweis aus der Literatur

Mittelfristig (1 bis 5 Jahre)
Mikro (Individuum)

improved willingness to engage in more volunteering

gesellschaftliche Partizipation

Similarly, the capacity of volunteering to help young people develop skills to further help others was recognised with 80% agreeing that participation in Gamechangers cause campaigns assisted them in developing their mentoring capacities, improving their character (59%) and engaging in more volunteering (88%). Volunteers were also asked to assess the extent to which they felt a range of personal skills had increased, decreased or stayed the same.

Beschreibung der Aktivität

Gamechangers programme administered by the independent charity Vinspired
Vinspired is an initiative promoting and enabling volunteering, aims to make volunteering diverse, attractive and accessible to a wide range of young people; Gamechangers is a programme enabling young people to volunteer at major sporting events.
over 2500 volunteers
young people (aged 14-19)
teilnehmende Kinder und Jugendliche
Freiwillig engagierte Jugendliche

Evaluierung der Aktivität

Primary data was collected via the following methods: • Questionnaire survey of 200 Gamechangers volunteers engaged as active participants and leaders; • Placement observations with Gamechangers volunteers and leaders; • One-to-one interviews; • Evaluation reports; • Focus group with leaders, and voluntary, statutory and community-based stakeholder partners and stakeholders; • Focus group interviews with parents and local residents, and YNC; • Documentary analysis of existing quantitative and qualitative data (local, regional, national) and published reports (including policy) on this and similar initiatives.
Gamechangers’ capacity to impinge upon a range of personal skills: Volunteer responses
My ability to understand different ways of life; My ability to stay on the ‘right path’; My ability to stay away from joining a gang/crew and hanging with the wrong crowd; The opportunities to apply my sports related skills; My ability to be empathetic to others; My willingness to help others; My own confidence and self-esteem; My willingness to want to make a useful contribution to my community; My sense of motivation; The opportunities to participate in sports; My ability to work as part of a team; My ability to make decisions; My ability to lead or encourage others; My ability to organise my time; My sense of being part of my local community.
greatly increased; increased; stayed the same; decreased; decreased greatly
October 2010-March 2012