Everyday Helping and Responses to Crises: A Model for Understanding Volunteerism

Allen M. Omoto, Mark Snyder, Justin D. Hackett

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRestoring Civil Societies
Subtitle of host publicationThe Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780470671436
StatePublished - Aug 8 2012


  • Community connections and volunteerism
  • Engaging in civic engagement
  • People, in prosocial action in the aftermath of crises
  • People, taking actions in ways, helping themselves/and others
  • Rebuilding through volunteerism, well-being of communities
  • Responses to crises, model for understanding volunteerism
  • Volunteer efforts, in relief and rebuilding efforts
  • Volunteer process model, embedded in community context
  • Volunteer process, model focus on social action/volunteerism
  • Volunteerism, a global phenomenon

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