Here we present a selection of case studies to give you more of an insight into the Analytical Volunteer Program, previously known as the Voluntary Sector Placement Scheme. We hope you find these interesting and informative.
Case Study 1
Madeleine May, a statistical officer at the Department for Culture Media and Sport, volunteered for a five day placement with The Foundation for Social Improvement, an organisation that gives small charities the strategic support they need to keep running. Here’s what they each said about the placement.
Case Study 2
Lisa Eyers, a senior statistical officer at MOD, volunteered for a five day placement with Barnardo’s, a charity that works to transform the lives of vulnerable children and young people. Here’s what they each said about the placement:
Case Study 3
Robert Drake, a Higher Statistical Officer at Department for Education, volunteered at Healthwatch Central West London, a charity that aims to engage, provide evidence and influence the planning and delivery of publicly-funded health and social care services in Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. It also provides information to help people access and make choices about their health and well-being services. Here’s what they both said about the placement.
Case Study 4
Adam Evans, an Assistant Statistician at DCLG, spent three days volunteering with Leonard Cheshire Disability, a charity that supports thousands of people in the UK and around the world with physical and learning disabilities to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. Here’s what they both said.