Essays about: "Volunteering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the word Volunteering.

  1. 1. What is a Food Bank?: A cultural analytical exploration of the paradoxes and potentials of stakeholder definitions and interrelations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Hannah Brown; [2019]
    Keywords : food bank; gift-economy; dramaturgy; philanthropy; altruism; volunteering; donations; food waste; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Summer 2018 I worked with a recycling coalition in the United States to investigate food waste as a topic essential in promoting environmental sustainability. We banded together with QFB, a large food bank, to focus on the problem of food waste in their food rescue process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Where’s Waddan? Missing Maps and cross-cultural voluntary engagement in ICT4D initiatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Joanna Keenan; [2019]
    Keywords : Communications; Development; ICT4D; Volunteering; Slacktivism; crowdsourcing; data; humanitarian; mapping;

    Abstract : In the wake of the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, crowdsourced humanitarian mapping has taken off, and today is considered an essential tool by many humanitarian agencies providing assistance in disaster-affected and under-resourced countries and contexts. But what happens when there is no information on a map to help agencies decide how to respond? If they cannot find roads to take to get there? If they do not know how many houses are in a village? What if the map is – missing? In response to this all-too-common problem, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), American Red Cross, British Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) created and launched Missing Maps in 2014. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Yellow Brick Road of CSR: International Corporate Volunteering

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Michelle Bartoschek; Clara Lisa Kersten; [2019]
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  4. 4. Sensitivity to the magnitude of people's help depends on how it is framed

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mattias Wingren; [2019]
    Keywords : evaluability; helping; impression formation; liking; moral judgment; scope insensitivity;

    Abstract : A study was conducted to examine if people’s sensitivity to the magnitude to which somebody helps depends on how the help is framed. To test this, participants read vignettes about moral agents whose help had one of three different magnitudes: a base level, a medium level (the base level times 5) and a high level (the base level times 10). READ MORE

  5. 5. Volunteering in development: Analysing and comparing branded representations of the Australian Government’s Australian Volunteers for International Development program and volunteer perspectives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Christie Long; [2018]
    Keywords : International volunteering; Experience; Government; Australia; Representation; Language; Description; Discourse;

    Abstract : Volunteering overseas has become a popular activity among individuals from developed countries. Governments in these countries often provide volunteer opportunities as part of their aid programs. READ MORE