New Report: Involving International Online Volunteers

Posted by on July 28, 2006

Involving International Online Volunteers: Factors for Success, Organizational Benefits, and New Views of Community
By Jayne Cravens, MSc

In conjunction with the Institute for Volunteering Research’s November 2005 conference, “Volunteering Research: Frontiers and Horizons,” this research was undertaken to assess current common practices among organizations successfully involving international online volunteers; to explore the role online volunteering may play in building a more cohesive global community; and to assess the relationship between involving online volunteers and building organizational capacities. This paper offers a brief history and overview of online volunteering practice and details survey results regarding organizations that involved the Outstanding Online Volunteers of 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 at

This paper is published in The International Journal of Volunteer Administration (IJOVA)

A listing of all of the research I know about regarding online volunteering, by a variety of authors, is listed here:

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