## How do you measure effectiveness of volunteering?

A few of the most common program KPIs are:

1. Total number of active volunteers.
2. Volunteer program retention rate.
3. Total number of volunteer hours logged.
4. The monetary value of services rendered by volunteer support.
5. Number of people in the community served by volunteers.

What does a volunteer measure?

Improvements in confidence and self-esteem, levels of understanding or skills, employability are all examples of changes those groups might experience as a result of volunteering. Measuring how much change has happened tells us what the impact of volunteering has been.

### How useful was my volunteering?

Volunteering increases self-confidence. Volunteering can provide a healthy boost to your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Your role as a volunteer can also give you a sense of pride and identity.

How do you measure volunteer time?

The national estimate of the value of an hour of volunteer time is based on the hourly-earnings CES estimate for private nonfarm and non-managerial occupations, plus a 15.7 percent increase for the value of fringe benefits.

## How do I calculate my volunteer retention rate?

Calculate retention rate Divide the number of volunteers you recorded at the end of the year (or your end date) by the number of volunteers at the beginning of the year (or start date). Then, multiply by 100 to get your volunteer retention rate percentage.

What is the current value of a volunteer hour?

\$28.54
The value of a volunteer hour was estimated at \$28.54 in 2020, up \$1.34 from \$27.20 in 2019, according to assessments by Independent Sector, in partnership with the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland.

### Which state volunteers the most?

Utah
Volunteering by states

Rank States Rate
1 Utah 51.00%
2 Minnesota 45.10%
3 Oregon 43.20%
4 Iowa 41.50%

What is a good volunteer retention rate?

According to the most recent volunteer retention statistics, the national average volunteer retention rate is 65%. That means nearly 1 out of 3 volunteers will quit within the first year.

## What is retention rate formula?

To calculate the retention rate, divide the number of employees that stayed with your company through the entire time period by the number of employees you started with on day one. Then, multiply that number by 100 to get your employee retention rate.