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Evidenced Outcome

Improved staff productivity

Evidence point

Over the course of the Volunteer to Career project....

The proportion of staff who agreed or strongly agreed that volunteers are helpful in allowing them time to deliver good quality care increased from 67% to 70% (n=9 pre,10 post).

70% of staff agreed or strongly agreed that volunteers freed up some of their time, estimating an average of 27 mins saved by volunteers per interaction (n=10).

Primary beneficiary


Partner organisation

Alder Hey Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Volunteering role / intervention

Volunteer to Career - Child play volunteer

Evidence strength




August 2022

Volunteer to Career - Alder Hey Child Play Volunteers - Evaluation Report - September 2022