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Survey of the Hertfordshire Voluntary Sector Workforce

Report of the online survey conducted in October 2018

HCF Training and Development was commissioned by Hertfordshire County Council Adult Care Services to conduct a survey in order to gain a better understanding of the voluntary sector workforce in Hertfordshire. The local authority has developed a Workforce Strategy for the Hertfordshire Care Sector, but is aware that most of the statistics and information used was for private and independent care providers.

It has been many years since data was collected about the charitable sector in Hertfordshire - "The State of the Voluntary Sector" was published in 2013 by the former Herts Community Assembly. So there was great interest in HCC and also in those working in local charities to understand the make-up of the sector and in particular gain an insight into its diverse workforce.
The report analyses Charity Commission data on registered charities and CIOs in the county together with the results of the online survey of organisations conducted in October 2018.

The full report provides a detailed analysis of responses to all the questions on the survey and can be downloaded below. It is a large document so there are hyperlinks in the contents page to enable readers to skip to any section, and also return to the contents by using the arrows in the document.

A 2 page Executive Summary is also available for those who require a brief overview.

We hope that those who work in and with the voluntary sector finds the analysis useful. HCF Training and Development is very grateful to all those who contributed and to Caroline Langdell for conducting the analysis and writing the report.

HCFT VCS Workforce Survey Jan 2019
Report on the Survey of the Hertfordshire Voluntary Sector Workforce

HCFT VCS Workforce Survey Exec Summary
Executive Summary from the Report of the Survey of the Hertfordshire Voluntary Sector Workforce

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