If you are an organisation or group that has already started making changes towards bringing the Vision for Volunteering to life locally, we’d like to invite you to join our Ripple Effect Mapping sessions.
These are interactive, hands-on sessions where we get together and try to map the changes you’ve made and the things that have happened as a result.
Sessions will be 2 hours long, in-person. The activity works best if you can bring a small group of people (2-4) from different roles in your organisation/group to plot the changes and impacts together, so that you have a variety of perspectives feeding in. Include volunteers if possible!
What is Ripple Effect Mapping?
Ripple Effect Mapping is a qualitative research method.
It is useful for gathering data from complex systems where the impacts of changes might be unpredictable - like the voluntary sector!
People come together for interactive data-gathering workshops.
In groups, people work to make visual maps of the activities and changes that have been made, and try to track the impacts - intended and unintended, big and small, obvious and hidden, good and bad, on individuals and on communities - of these changes.
Workshops are interactive and hopefully fun!