The Charity & Not for Profit sector today: An employee and volunteer viewpoint
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Key findings of an online survey of 294 charityand not for profit employees and volunteers
A challenging time for the sector, especially financially...
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A happy, fulfilled workforcebut a need to feel valued
79% of employeesbelieve charities face more challenges today than 3 years ago
82% of volunteers and...
Loss of funding is the single biggest challenge...
are not at all confident in their organisations ability to deal with this challenge
18% of employeesand 16% of volunteers
Concerns about major risks
Only 39% of employees
and 21% dont know
are very or quite confident that their organisation iswell equipped to deal with pension liabilities or deficits,
12% and 35% respectively dont know
are very or quiteconfident thattheir organisationis well equippedto deal with cyber risk.
Only 47% of employees and volunteers
Just over 57% of employees arevery or quiteconfident that theirorganisation is wellequipped to deal with claims against it are very or quite confident that
their organisation is well equippedto deal with employment disputes
Only 56% of employees
Only 58% of employees and 49% of volunteers
are very or quite confident that their organisation is well equipped to deal with trustee liabilities
enjoy their job and 69% find it rewarding
Less than 2% of employees dislike their job, compared to a national average of 49%*
68% of employees
22% find their job stressful, compared to a national average of 34%
52% of employees dont know if their employer providesthem with employee benefits...and 50% dontknow if theiremployer isplanning to introduce a workplace pension scheme due to automatic enrolment
Only 39% of employees told us they feel valued at work. 9% stated thatthey feel undervalued
78% of volunteers volunteer because they
enjoy it and 72% do so because theyrespect the organisations work
88% of employees and 91% of volunteers are very or quite confident that their organisation will continue to provide a high quality service
20% of employees are not at all confident in their organisations ability to retain staff
Retaining high quality staff is a greater concern than recruiting them
*Source: A survey of 2,000 workers by small business banking company Kalixa Pro found that 49% disliked their role and were seriously thinking about changing their job.Source: A survey from Populus revealed that 34% felt their working life made them feel very or quite stressed.