Access to international volunteering

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Using the 2005 U.S. Current Population Survey, we identify the demographic profile of international volunteers from the United States. According to logistic regression results, those most likely to volunteer internationally are young, white, male, highly educated, foreign-born individuals without dependent children in the home and not employed full time. These findings are discussed through the lens of access and inclusion, examining the possible influences of individual choice and programmatic structure on this demographic profile. Implications are drawn for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)195-208
Number of pages14
JournalNonprofit Management and Leadership
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management


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