SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||International Relations and Globalization|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
The Willingness to Devote Time to Volunteers Projects in Relation to Volunteers Practice
1 University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Economics, Univerzitní 22, Pilsen, 306 14, the Czech Republic
2 University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Techncká 5, Praha 6, 160 00, the Czech Republic
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Research background: The article deals with the volunteering. The relationship between school and volunteer orientation is compared among respondents preparing for the future labour market, i.e. high school and university students of various specializations who study in the Czech Republic. Students can be motivated by gaining experience in team cooperation in solving a common goal like one type of the motivator. Are volunteers and potential volunteers willing to devote their time to projects in the same way, whether they have experience with volunteering or not?
Purpose of the article: The purpose is to find the connection between the age of the respondents, their experiences with volunteering and the time they are willing to devote to the volunteering.
Methods: The method is quantitative study of answers of students from high school and university students. The quantitative study uses Chi square test. The result of quantitative elaboration of the questionnaire survey is the answer to whether there is a connection between the age of the respondents, their experience with volunteering and the time which they are willing to devote to the volunteering.
Findings & Value added: The result finds the differences and connections between age of volunteers, their experiences with volunteering and with willingness to be the volunteer for longer or shorter time. The result of the survey brings benefits to managers to recruit volunteers and it cannot be denied that the willingness of volunteers to devote their time to volunteering will change as they gain the experience.
Key words: volunteer / motivation / student / time of projects
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