Volunteerism as purpose: Examining the long-term predictors of continued community engagement

Authors: 
Carolyn Barber, Conrad T. Mueller & Sachiko Ogata:
Publication Year: 
2013
Publication date: 
March/2013
Publication name or Publisher: 
Educational Psychology (online): An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/01443410.2013.772775

This study frames continued long-term participation in community engagement activities as indicative of a sense of ‘purpose’ as defined by Damon, Menon, and Co