Examining Motivations and Recruitment Strategies for Urban Forestry Volunteers

  title={Examining Motivations and Recruitment Strategies for Urban Forestry Volunteers},
  author={Christine Moskell and S. Allred and Gretchen S Ferenz},
  journal={Cities and the Environment},
  • Christine Moskell, S. Allred, Gretchen S Ferenz
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Cities and the Environment
  • Few studies in urban forestry have examined the motivations of urban forestry volunteers. In this research, two social psychological theories (Volunteer Functions Inventory and Volunteer Process Model) are utilized to examine motivations for participating in tree planting activities. The Volunteer Functions Inventory can be used to examine the needs, goals and motivations that individuals seek to fulfill through volunteerism. The Volunteer Process Model sheds light on the antecedents… CONTINUE READING

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