Rotherham’s Voluntary and Community Sector Research Published

3rd March 2016

SoS CoverThe Centre for Regional, Economic and Social Research (CRESR) Sheffield Hallam University has published its report into the state of the voluntary and community sector in Rotherham.

With over 1,300 organisations and an estimated contribution of £187 million (GVA) to the local economy, the voluntary and community sector in Rotherham is diverse and supports a wide-ranging client group.

Volunteers play a significant role in the voluntary and community sector in Rotherham with 49,000 volunteers contributing 85,300 hours of their time each week.

Janet Wheatley, Chief Executive at Voluntary Action Rotherham ‘At Voluntary Action Rotherham we are committed to and are passionate about the work and the role of our members and frontline groups and we will continue to work with our partners and stakeholders to support them.’

The research was commissioned by Voluntary Action Rotherham, funded by the Rotherham Together Partnership and undertaken by CRESR at Sheffield Hallam University.

To view the full report click here.