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ERIC Number: EJ630498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0733-6535
Ethnocultural Communities and Formal Volunteering: An Exploratory Study.
Behnia, Behnam; Bergin, Betty
Journal of Volunteer Administration, v19 n3 p2-14 2001
Interviews with 50 Latin Americans and Somalis living in Canada found a variety of motivations for volunteering with mainstream organizations, including promotion of their communities' needs. Barriers included lack of information, discrimination, and losses from migration. Suggestions for organizations seeking to recruit, support, and work with diverse volunteers were made. (Contains 17 references.) (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada