Associations Can Improve Volunteering by Better Understanding European Attitudes
There exist great differences between how it's done in the U.S. and abroad
Any association professional who has engaged with volunteer leaders in different European countries or tried to recruit them will have noticed that there are great differences in attitudes toward volunteering between countries and cultures on the continent.
This article presents the highlights of research conducted for a session at ASAE’s 2022 Annual Meeting that explored the underlying causes and motivations for these differences.
Ultimately, a better understanding of what drives (and hampers) volunteering will help international and U.S.- headquartered associations manage, recruit and communicate more effectively to European volunteers.
Please select this link to read the complete article from ASAE's Center for Association Leadership.