Volunteering Australia's national review of the definition of volunteering in Australia: Issues paper

Claire Ellis, Kirsten Holmes, Lisel O'Dwyer, Melanie Oppenheimer, Megan Paull, Courtney Webber

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportpeer-review

    Abstract

    This Issues Paper discusses the current VA definition of volunteering, global definitions of volunteering, global and cultural concepts of volunteering, language used in discussing volunteering and trends in volunteering. It also discusses the potential impact of changing the definition on volunteers and the sector and then distils this analysis to three alternate definitions for further consideration and debate by stakeholders during Phase 2 of the Review.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherVolunteering Australia
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014

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