Ireland Young Life and Times Survey
below are the questions asked in the Volunteering module and the years in which
they were asked. If you want to see how young people actually answered the questions
in a particular year, you can click on the year beside every question.
- VOLINFO: How would
you like to receive information about volunteering? 2009
Have you ever heard of the
Millennium Volunteers Programme? 2009
- MILVOL: How
have you heard about the Millenium Volunteer Programme? 2009 2017
Have you volunteered in the past 12 months? 2009 2017
Has your time spent volunteering increased, decreased or not changed over the last 12 months? 2017
How often have you volunteered in your school? 2009 2017
How often have you volunteered in the field of sport/exercise? 2009 2017
How often have you volunteered in the field of health and social welfare? 2009 2017
How often have you volunteered in the field of conservation, environment, heritage?
How often have you volunteered in the field of animal welfare?
How often have you volunteered in your local community, social or youth groups?
How often have you volunteered in church or religious organisations? 2009 2017
How often have you volunteered
somewhere else? 2009
- VOLWHAT: What type of roles
do you undertake when volunteering? 2009 2017
Why did you become
involved in volunteering? 2009
How did you find out about the opportunity to volunteer? 2009 2017
Are you given the opportunity to do the sort of things you’d like to do? 2009 2017
Do you get bored or lose interest in your involvement? 2009 2017
you cope with the things you are asked to do? 2009 2017
Are your efforts appreciated by the organisation or people you volunteer for?
Do you find it difficult to balance your volunteering with your other commitments?
Have you received training that helps you in your role as volunteer? 2009 2017
- STATVOL7: Does your self-confidence grow when you volunteer? 2017
- STATVOL8: Has your your network of friends increased when youI volunteer? 2017
- STATVOL9: Has your contact with people from different religious backgrounds increased when you volunteer? 2017
- STAVOL10: Has your contact with people from minority ethnic backgrounds increased when you volunteer? 2017
How many hours have you spent volunteering in the past 4 weeks? 2009 2017
What benefits do you get from volunteering? 2009
expenses does the organsiation you volunteer for pay you?
Has your network of friends increased since you began volunteering? 2009
Has your contact with people of different backgrounds increased since you began
Which factors help explain why you do not volunteer or have reduced time volunteering? 2009 2017
Why have stopped
What factors would
encourage you to volunteer? 2009