Survey Live - NICVA's Workforce and Volunteers Survey 2018
The Workforce and Volunteers Survey is undertaken every two to three years by NICVA. It provides a comprehensive review of the characteristics of the workforce and volunteers in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Northern Ireland.
Organisations within the VCSE sector use the findings of this survey as a benchmark for reviewing salary structure, recruitment and retention methods and pension contributions. Typically, the jobs levels examined in this survey include:
Chief Executive, Director, Senior Function Head/ Head of Function, Functional Manager, Project Manager/Coordinator, Specialist Professional Staff, Care/Support Workers, Clerical Supervisor/Senior Administrative Staff, Administration Officers/Administration Assistants and Facilities Staff.
The Workforce and Volunteers Survey 2018 was distributed to all NICVA member organisations across Northern Ireland on Tuesday 5th June 2018. The effectiveness of this survey relies on your input and NICVA would greatly appreciate you taking the time to complete it.
Organisations who complete this survey will be entered into a draw to win 1 years free NICVA membership. The findings of this survey will be distributed to all organisations once data analysis has been completed.
All responses from the survey will be kept strictly confidential and the results will not identify individuals or organisations.
Findings from the Workforce Survey 2014 included:
- 75% of staff in the VCSE were female
- 81% of part-time positions were held by females
- 44% of Chief Executives and 74% of Directors were female
- 69% of staff were employed on permanent contracts
- The average salary for Chief Executives was £43,000
- 59% of organisations did not award a salary increase in 2014