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Volunteer Program Assessment

Research and Academic Outcomes

Publications

The following publications have been able to be written because of data collected on volunteers. Allowing us to work with your organization, utilize the data collected from it, could allow us to work on meaningful research questions that could impact your organization and your volunteers.

Allen, J. A. & *Mueller, S. (2013). The revolving door: A closer look at major factors in volunteers’ intention to quit. Journal of Community Psychology, 41(2), 139-155. DOI: 10.1002/jcop.21519

*Backer, A., Allen, J. A., & Bonilla, D. (2012). Identifying and Learning from Exemplary Volunteer Resource Managers: A Look at Best Practices in Managing Volunteer Resources. International Journal of Volunteer Administration, 24(2), 65-72.

Allen, J. A., Goh, A., Rogelberg, S. G., & *Currie, A. (2010). Volunteer web site effectiveness: Attracting volunteers via the web. International Journal of Volunteer Administration, 27(1), 1-11.

Rogelberg, S. G., Allen, J. A., Conway, J., Goh, A., *Currie, L., & McFarland, B. (2010). Employee Experiences with Volunteers: Assessment, Description, Antecedents, and Outcomes. Non-Profit Management and Leadership Journal, 20(4), 423-444.

Baran, B. E., Allen, J. A., Rogelberg, S. G., Spitzmüller, C., DiGiacomo, N. A., Webb, J. B., et al.  (2009). Euthanasia-related strain and coping strategies in animal shelter employees. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 235, 83-88. 

Goh, A., Allen, J. A., Rogelberg, S. G., & *Currie, A. (2009). Using the web to effectively attract volunteers to non-profit organizations. International Journal of Volunteer Administration, 26(3), 55-65.

*Indicates graduate or undergraduate student

 

Conference Presentations

*Harp, E. R., Scherer, L. L., & Allen, J. A. (May 2013). Empathy and Burnout among Volunteers with Varying Degrees of Person-Organization Fit. Research to be presented at the Work, Stress and Health Conference, May 16-19, 2013, Los Angeles, CA.

*Hardrich, S., *Charles, R., & Allen, J. A. (May 2013). Volunteering to emotionally labor: Emotional labor expectations in the non-profit sector. Research to be presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, May 2-4, 2013, Chicago, IL.

*Luteran, S., *Ries, A. & Allen, J. A. (May 2013). Engaging Volunteer Efforts: The Importance of Volunteer Engagement in Developing Community Service Self-Efficacy. Research to be presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, May 2-4, 2013, Chicago, IL.

*Brown, A. R., Scherer, L. L., & Allen, J. A. (November 2012). The Decision to Stay or Leave: The Role of Spirituality in Attenuating Burnout. Research presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, November 16-19, 2012, Minneapolis, MN.

*Mueller, S., *Backer, A. & Allen, J. A. (May 2012). Volunteers’ Intentions to Quit: Making the Case to Increase Voice and Reduce Ambiguity for Volunteers. Research presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, May 3-5, 2012, Chicago, IL.

Goh, A., Allen, J. A., & Rogelberg, S. G. (April 2012). Volunteers’ commitment and retention: An examination of embeddedness practices. Research presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, April 26-28, 2012, San Diego, CA.

*Mueller, S., & Allen, J. A. (April 2012). Volunteer Burnout: Providing Structure and Voice to End the Revolving Door. Research presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, April 26-28, 2012, San Diego, CA.

*Indicates graduate or undergraduate student