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Gifts as gains? The impact of volunteering on young people's educational and occupational attainment in Australia

Sikora, Joanna; Green, Jennifer


Volunteering is perceived as benefiting youth by facilitating university entry and access to better employment. However, little empirical evidence exists to show whether such perceptions are justified. Therefore, this article presents data on volunteering and attainment from a representative sample of Australians who were born around 1990 and participated in the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth between 2006 and 2016. Supplementing results of two-level hierarchical models involving...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Education
DOI: 10.1177/0004944120910813


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