Studies have consistently found that voluntary work for charities is a real win-win activity," says Angela Ellis Paine, director of the Institute for Volunteering Research.
What does IVR stand for?
IVR stands for Institute for Volunteering Research (UK)
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We have 59 other meanings of IVR in our Acronym Attic
- Individual Vessel Quota (fishing regulation; various nations)
- Integration, Validation, Qualification (telecommunications)
- International Vocational Qualification
- Interpolative Vector Quantization
- Interrupted Very Quick (slang)
- inventory vendor quality
- Idioventricular Rhythm
- Image-based Virtual Reality
- Immersive Virtual Reality
- In-Vessel Retention (nuclear power plants)
- Institute of Vehicle Recovery (UK)
- Instrument Voltage Regulator (electromechanical device)
- Integrated Voice Response
- Intelligent Voice Response
- Intelligent Voice Routing
- Inter-VSAN (Virtual Storage Area Network) Routing (Cisco architecture)
- Interactive Voice Recognition
- Interactive Voice Response
- International Vehicle Registration
- Internet Video Recording (file format extension proprietary format - RealNetworks, Inc)
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Other organisations involved in securing the bid for Birmingham include Acevo, the Association for Research in the Voluntary and Community Sector, Charities Evaluation Services, the Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations, Futurebuilders England, Guide-Star UK, the Housing Associations' Charitable Trust, the Institute for Public Policy Research, the Institute for Volunteering Research, the NCVO, the Social Enterprise Coalition, UnLtd and Voice4Change E ngland.
The study by the Institute for Volunteering Research, commissioned by the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, found that volunteering improved mental health in more than half of those taking part in voluntary projects.
According to The Institute for Volunteering Research, there are 22 million adults in the UK involved in volunteering which is worth an estimated pounds 40 billion a year.