A great initiative! Well done to the team.
You can all stop holding your breath, as we are now launching the survey which was proposed at the 2015 ASA conference! *collective intake of breath*
We can’t wait for you to pass it on to your volunteers in order to gain a better insight into their collective experiences and motivations, knowing that this knowledge would help to improve your volunteer program.
Volunteers within the Australian archival/records sector are invited to complete the following survey:
Please note: Volunteers are not asked to identify which institution they volunteer for, and their involvement and responses will be kept private and anonymous.
This study will address the following research questions:
1. Who are our volunteers?
2. What motivates our volunteers?
3. What type of experiences/support does the Australian archival community offer?
An understanding of the above will assist in improving the experience of volunteers within the archives, resulting in the creation of…
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