In conclusion, this study provided a deeper understanding of the predictors of volunteer motivation; showing that helping attitude (altruism) is a greater predictor of volunteer motivation, then solely religiosity, as previously suggested. Since helping attitude (altruism) was a stronger predictor than religion, religious leaders should focus on the altruistic principles of their faith to encourage volunteerism. On the whole, when attempting to elicit, encourage, and sustain volunteers, community leaders should focus on strengthening positive attitudes toward helping as a mean to promote increased volunteer motivation and behavior.On the whole, athe college environment, with its adult population, its flexible course schedule, and its emphasis on practical experience to enrich studenta#39;s academic growth, is particularly conducive to involving students in volunteer activitiesa (CNCS, 2006a, p.4). ... Since many community and national organizations have seen the impact of college students engaging in civic service to America, many ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||To what Extent is it Altruism? An Examination of how Dimensions of Religiosity Predict Volunteer Motivation Amongst College Students|
|Author||:||Alecia C. Eubanks|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|