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Experience Corps: Pathway To New Engagement, Nancy Morrow-Howell Apr 2011

Experience Corps: Pathway To New Engagement, Nancy Morrow-Howell

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Experience Corps: Pathway to New Engagement


A Case For Stipends In Volunteer Service, Amanda Moore Mcbride Mar 2009

A Case For Stipends In Volunteer Service, Amanda Moore Mcbride

Center for Social Development Research

Long-term, intensive volunteer roles in civic service programs are often stipended, meaning volunteers receive monetary support for their time commitment that is considerably below market wages. The effect of stipends on role uptake, performance, and perceived benefits is not known. In this study, we seek to understand the role of stipends as an institutional facilitator. Using data from a longitudinal study of older adults serving in the national service program Experience Corps (N=263), we assess stipend status relative to volunteer socio-demographic characteristics, characteristics of the service experience, and volunteers’ perceived benefits. Overall, we find that stipends may promote participant ...


Youth Service In Comparative Perspective, Amanda Moore Mcbride Mar 2009

Youth Service In Comparative Perspective, Amanda Moore Mcbride

Center for Social Development Research

Youth Service in Comparative Perspective


Youth Service And Elder Service In Comparative Perspective, Fengyan Tang Jul 2004

Youth Service And Elder Service In Comparative Perspective, Fengyan Tang

Center for Social Development Research

Youth Service and Elder Service in Comparative Perspective