As volunteers go on a volunteer search for work, their minds are often occupied with a number of other things besides the search for a job.
They may also be thinking about whether they can find a job in their chosen field.
But as more volunteers join the ranks of the working population, they may also consider volunteering to help them find work.
A recent study conducted by the Institute for Volunteerism at the University of Sydney, looked at how volunteers who volunteered for the International Volunteer Project (IVP) were judged on their job performance and reported whether they had volunteered to help out with the program.
The results, published in the journal Volunteering and Public Service, showed that volunteers who volunteer for the IVP performed better than those who did not, but also revealed that many of the participants reported that they were happy with their work as a volunteer.
“Volunteers were more satisfied with their volunteer work than those not volunteering.
And the people who did volunteer were happy in a lot of ways, they were satisfied with the work, they had a lot more friends who are volunteering with them, and they had more friends,” Associate Professor Tim Waddell, from the School of Social Work at the university, said.”
The thing is, what they didn’t report was the satisfaction with their time.
They didn’t have that level of satisfaction with the job.”
What makes this project unique is that it is based around a self-service task that is conducted by a team of volunteers.
Each of the volunteers is asked to write a brief description of what they do, including their profession, where they are based and the number of hours they have volunteered in the past.
“What we found is that people who volunteer are more satisfied, more motivated to be involved in volunteering, more enthusiastic about it, more likely to report that they would do it again,” Associate professor Waddelle said.
The study also found that participants who had volunteered for one of the six projects (volunteering as a legal worker, volunteering as a healthcare worker, caring for a disabled person or caring for the elderly) were more likely than those without volunteering to say that they felt good about their work and more likely, to report having good interpersonal relationships with colleagues.
What this study also shows is that volunteerism is not just about being active, it is about getting involved in a project that is both rewarding and rewarding to be active in.
“This study really shows that volunteering as an individual can lead to good outcomes for individuals and society, and I think that’s what I find most exciting about it,” Associate Vice President of Research at the Institute, Dr Rebecca MacLean, said at the release.”In a lot