Sport Volunteering

1st Edition

Russell Hoye, Graham Cuskelly, Chris Auld, Pam Kappelides, Katie Misener

Published July 15, 2019
Textbook - 186 Pages - 8 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367262792 - CAT# K424847

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Volunteers are central to sport at all levels, from mega-events to grassroots clubs. Sport Volunteering is a definitive guide to the issues associated with managing volunteers in sport.

The book focuses on the psychology of the voluntary experience, the challenges inherent in managing a volunteer workforce for not-for-profit and other groups, and the development of volunteers. It provides a perspective on the roles of volunteers in the development and delivery of sport in a range of contexts – events, clubs, associations and other non-profit groups – and explores important contemporary issues such as sustainability, diversity and the management of risk.

This book is essential reading for anybody studying sport volunteering or managing volunteers in sport, and a valuable resource for students of sport development, sport management, sport business, sport events, sport administration, sport policy, community sport, sport facilities, sport operations, event management or sport coaching.


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