Spontaneous volunteering : trends and challenges in the Australian context

Barraket, Jo, Keast, Robyn L., & Newton, Cameron J. (2014) Spontaneous volunteering : trends and challenges in the Australian context. In Oppenheimer, Melanie & Warburton, Jeni (Eds.) Volunteering in Australia. Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 131-141.

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This chapter reviews spontaneous volunteering in Australia and its challenges for volunteers and volunteer organisations. Drawing on their own empirical research mzd the wider literature, the authors suggest that better understanding of the nature and functions of spontaneous volunteering is needed to support community resilience and individual wellbeing.

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ID Code: 78456
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Volunteering, Trends and Challenges , Australia
ISBN: 9781862879836
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Research Centres > Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Federation Press
Deposited On: 06 Nov 2014 22:17
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2015 15:13

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