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Characteristics and motivations of volunteers working with children and young people.

Autor Institut dětí a mládeže
Organisation Národní Institut Dětí a Mládeže
Year 2002
Research type research report
Annotation An inquiry that focused on the characteristics and motivations of volunteers working with children and youth was carried out in November 2002 and covered a sample of 256 respondents – volunteers from divers NGOs and Leisure Time Centers (LTC) in the Czech Republic. As the inquiry disclosed, motivation for volunteering are mostly positive. 97 % of the respondents claimed to enjoy their work with children, i.e. possibility to be helpful (90%). Inquiry focused on questions what exactly motivates these people to work with children in their leisure time, what are their experience, motivations, attitudes and expectations and what is a content of their activities and how often they attend to it.
Keywords Volunteer; volunteering, youth and children; volunteer´s motivation; volunteer´s competences; NGOs; leisure time centers
Research type quantitative
Start date 1. 1. 2001
End date 31. 12. 2002
Obor AK Sport, leisure time activities
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Research location Národní institut pro další vzdělávání, Senovážné náměstí 25, Praha 1
Organisation Národní Institut Dětí a Mládeže
Possible connection Volunteering abroad
Voluntary activity
Registry administrator Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Operator Národní pedagogický institut ČR
In cooperation Czech Council of Children and Youth
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