This paper evaluates the role student engagement and student volunteering play in university and tertiary education and further provides guidelines to creating and implementing the most effective student volunteering programs. The paper outlines student engagement and student volunteering, then provides criteria aimed to help deliver successful volunteering programs and events.
Investigates the practice of virtual volunteering and the utilisation of tools for digital engagement in the non-profit sector. Includes in-depth interviews, case studies and a crowdsourcing experiment on Twitter.
Builds on Youth Leading Youth and offers clear strategies that can be adopted by organisations in their efforts to more effectively work in collaboration with young volunteers aged 18 to 25.
Examines the key factors that inspire and engage young people in the not-for-profit sector and maintain their volunteering practice. Considers how young people work with other young people as volunteers and leaders.