StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team that analyses sports participation and engagement across socio-economic groups, reviews StreetGames-relevant research and prepares briefing papers to share learning.

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StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team that analyses sports participation and engagement across socio-economic groups, reviews StreetGames-relevant research and prepares briefing papers to share learning.

Condition of use: We actively encourage use of StreetGames research. However, we request that any such use is correctly attributed and, where possible, hyperlinked back to this site.

Introduction to the volunteering pathway for young volunteers – Top tips for NGB staff on how to support young players to become volunteer and qualified coaches in your club

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StreetGames briefing paper

This briefing paper draws on the learning from StreetGames doorstep sport projects to highlight the benefits that NGB sports clubs can gain from creating a volunteering pathway for young volunteers. The paper provides eight ‘top tips’ on how clubs can develop their young volunteers.

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How to support your clubs to develop young players into volunteers and fully qualified sports coaches so that you can meet your NGBs’ aim - Guidance for NGB policymakers on supporting your clubs to develop their young players into volunteers

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StreetGames briefing paper 

This briefing paper draws on the learning from StreetGames doorstep sport projects to show how national governing bodies (NGB) of sport can support their clubs to create young volunteers. An increase in volunteering can lead to increases in participation in both those under and over the age of 16.

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A good practice guide for the engagement and development of female sports volunteers in areas of high deprivation

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StreetGames briefing paper

Young women aged between 16 and 24 years of age who live in low income households have much lower volunteering rates than the average rate for their age group. However, since 2008 The Co-operative StreetGames Young Volunteers (CSYV) has supported the development of almost 1,000 young women volunteers.

Sport volunteering among young people - How race, gender and income affect volunteering rate

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StreetGames research

With Sport England’s permission, StreetGames used its Sports Equity Index (Active People Survey 2) as a model for a StreetGames Volunteering Equity Index. The Volunteering Equity Index breaks down young people aged 16-24 into different groups, including by race and gender, and shows whether those groups volunteer more or less than the national average of 17.15% - marked by 100 on the Index.

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