Volunteer Motivation
by Judy Esmond, Ph. D. & Patrick Dunlop

Developing the Volunteer Motivation Inventory to Assess

the Underlying Motivational Drives of Volunteers


This is the largest study ever undertaken into the motivations of those who volunteer.

Also included is a smaller study (see appendix 1) on 'the reasons why people do not volunteer'.



The Volunteer Motivation Executive Summary (9 pages)


The Volunteer Motivation Full Report (82 pages)


Instructions for you...


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Dr Judy Esmond

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