Essays about: "Volunteering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the word Volunteering.

  1. 1. The Principles of a Stable Community : 90 Years of Structured Integration in a Culturally Diverse New Town in Sardinia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Alexander James Maxia; [2020]
    Keywords : new town; community spirit; design; town planning; community; structuration theory; productivity; Arborea; Sardinia; Italy;

    Abstract : An atom, a cell and a solar system have very little in common. My science teachers from high school will confirm that I am very far from being an expert on the matter but nontheless, I have studied these three systems in separate classes: chemistry, biology and astronomy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Not Just for Kicks - A Qualitative Study on Volunteer Motivation in Swedish Football Clubs

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Matilda Nilsson; Elin Ruland; [2020]
    Keywords : Volunteer Motivation; Sports; Volunteer Functions Inventory; Self-Determination Theory; Altruism;

    Abstract : According to recent population studies, the Swedish sports movement is experiencing a decline in the voluntary engagement upon which it relies. This raises the need for further research on what motivates volunteers, and by extension how to attract and retain volunteers. READ MORE

  3. 3. What drives volunteer’s satisfaction, and how individuals can benefit from it? : Guide being a volunteer for dummies

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Imane Signate; Mariama Boubacar Sanda; [2020]
    Keywords : Volunteer Management; Volunteer Satisfaction; NGO’s; Volunteering experience; Drivers of satisfaction;

    Abstract : Previous studies focused on the main factors of volunteer’s satisfaction and how the organizations can influence it. This paper set out what drives volunteer’s satisfaction and in which ways can individuals benefit from it. The authors implemented the ground theory to approach this problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Solidarity with Migrants in and Around Grenoble - Volunteer Commitment: from Reflection to Action

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Elsa Leone; [2020]
    Keywords : Covid-19; ethnography; France; Migration; volunteering; Grenoble;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the drivers of the commitment of volunteers that support migrants. It aims at investigating the reasons that lead people to decide to get involved in solidarity action with migrants through the case study of Grenoble and the Isère department, in France. READ MORE

  5. 5. Broken Solidarity: The Refugees Welcome Movement in Sweden 2015-2020

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fanny Mäkelä; [2020]
    Keywords : Qualitative Inquiry; Volunteering; Civil Society; Social Movements; Refugees; Refugees Welcome;

    Abstract : This qualitative inquiry explores and describes the Refugees Welcome movement in Sweden from 2015 to 2020 by exploring how people became volunteers, their motivation and experience while at the same time describing events, sceneries, and context with the help of their stories. The empirical material consists of 25 interviews with 20 interviewees, the theoretical perspectives come from the fields of volunteering, civil society, and social movements. READ MORE