Volunteer motives and retention in community sport: A study of Australian rugby clubs

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dc.contributor.author Hoye, Russell en_US
dc.contributor.author Cuskelly, Graham en_US
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Tracy en_US
dc.contributor.author Darcy, Simon en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-13T08:49:11Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-13T08:49:11Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007005148 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hoye, Russell et al. 2008, 'Volunteer motives and retention in community sport: A study of Australian rugby clubs', Australian Journal on Volunteering, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 40-48. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1325-8362 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12586
dc.description.abstract The retention of volunteers has been identified as a significant organisational challenge for community sport organisations. However, little is known about the relationship between volunteer motives and their intentions to remain with an organisation. In this study, 402 volunteers from community rugby clubs were surveyed about their motivations to volunteer and intention to remain as volunteers. The results indicate that while volunteer motivations are primarily based on altruistic values, intentions of volunteers to remain with their club are only moderately affected by these motives. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Volunteering Australia en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Volunteer motives and retention in community sport: A study of Australian rugby clubs en_US
dc.parent Australian Journal on Volunteering en_US
dc.journal.volume 13 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 40 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 48 en_US
dc.cauo.name CCS Research Strength Core en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150600 en_US
dc.personcode 996339 en_US
dc.personcode 0000021430 en_US
dc.personcode 849054 en_US
dc.personcode 910031 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Tourism en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Volunteer management; human resource management; community sport organisations; retention; motivations; intentions en_US
dc.staffid 910031 en_US


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