ERIC Number: EJ667471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
The Impact of Compulsory Community Participation on the Not for Profit Sector in Western Australia.
Australian Journal on Volunteering, v8 n1 p5-14 2003
Volunteer administrators (n=32) participating in Australia's Voluntary Work Initiative, designed to assist welfare recipients who were required to perform volunteer work, were interviewed. Although volunteering helped overcome isolation and develop job skills, low levels of commitment and short stays (especially among younger participants) and potential exploitation were concerns. (Contains 20 references.) (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Nonprofit Organizations, Unemployment, Volunteers, Welfare Recipients
Volunteering Australia, Inc., Suite 2, Level 3, 11 Queens Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia