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  We are proud to present a summary of the results from the Scouts Volunteer Survey 2016!   Over 3.000 Scouts volunteers from all over Australia completed a 30-minute survey that asked questions about their motivation, needs, fit with Scouts, and much more. The ultimate goal of our research is […]

Summary of the 2016 Scouts Volunteer Survey


On Tuesday 13 June Marylene Gagne (our lead investigator) and Barbara de la Hunty (Chief Commissioner Scouts WA) presented the first research results during the Volunteering WA conference. It was an inspiring experience to see so many volunteers and volunteer managers come together and discuss what we can do to […]

Volunteering WA conference presentation with Scouts WA


The volunteer surveys has now been concluded in six branches. Volunteers from Scouts ACT, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Southern Australia, and Tasmania were invited to complete this research project’s current volunteer survey. Over 2,700 volunteers shared their views and opinions about Scouts on a wide range of topics, […]

Volunteer Survey finalized in six branches



  Today I attended a couple of talks at the Social Impact Festival at UWA. One in particular left an impression on me. The talk was called Measuring Social Impact in Challenging Real World Contexts. One of the speakers preluded the talk by stating that they would not be giving […]

Social Impact Festival


  We’ve worked hard to create this website and now it is finally live! We intend to maintain this site throughout the next four years and for it to serve as a reliable source of information about the research collaboration between Scouts and UWA. We at UWA are very excited […]

Welcome to our new website!