Publications update

This site will be updated with references to publications from the Volunteering to Learn project team as they become available.   

This project was a 2013-2015 collaboration between Murdoch University (lead) , Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Macquarie University, University of Western Australia, Volunteering Western Australia and Volunteering Australia. Support for the production of this resource has been provided by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. The views expressed in this resource do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching

See this site for the Companion Guide and a link to the final OLT report.

Academic journal articles

Paull, M., Omari, M., MacCallum, J., Young, S., Walker, G., Holmes, K., Haski-Leventhal, D., & Scott, R. (2017).  Matching expectations for successful university student volunteering.  Education + Training 59 (2) 122-134.  

Paull, M., Scott, R., MacCallum, J., Walker, G., Omari, M., Young, S., Haski-Leventhal, D., & Holmes, K. (2015). University Student Volunteering: What’s in a name? Third Sector Review 21 (2) 49-74

Conference papers and presentations

Refereed papers

Paull, M., Omari, M., Scott, R., Young, S., Haski-Leventhal, D., Holmes, K., MacCallum, J., & Walker, G. (2016).  Hosting University Student Volunteers: Avoiding Disappointment. Paper presented at International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) 12th Annual Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 28- July 1

Paull, M., Omari, M., MacCallum, J., Young, S., Walker, G., Holmes, K., Haski-Leventhal, D., Scott, R.  (2015).  Hosting university student volunteers:  Great expectations.  Paper presented at Managing for Peak Performance, 29th Annual ANZAM conference, Queenstown, New Zealand, 2-4 December

Refereed abstracts

MacCallum, J. Scott, R. Paull, M, Haski‐Leventhal, D, Holmes, K., Young, S. & Omari, M. (2015). Volunteering to learn in Australian universities. Paper presented at BERA Annual Conference 2015 (British Educational Research Association) 15th‐17th September 2015 Queen’s University Belfast (Presenter J. MacCallum)

Holmes, K., Walker, G., Paull, M., Haski‐Leventhal, D., McCallum, J., Omari, M., Scott, R. & Young, S. (2015). Models of student volunteering in Australia: analysis of a national matrix. Paper presented at  ARNOVA’s 44th Annual Conference The Dynamic Landscape of Nonprofit Organization & Voluntary Action: Innovation, Inspiration, and Creativity Across Boundaries November 19‐21, 2015 Chicago (Presenter K.Holmes)

MacCallum, J, Scott, R., Walker, G., Young, S, Omari, M, Holmes, Haski‐Leventhal, D, & Paull, M. (2015). Volunteering to Learn: Enhancing learning in the student volunteering experience in Australian universities. Paper presented at AARE conference (Australian Association for Research Education) 29th November to 3rd December 2015 University of Notre Dame Fremantle (Presenter J. MacCallum)

Paull, M., MacCallum, J., Haski-Leventhal, D., Young, S., Holmes, K, Scott, R., Omari, M.  (2014).  Volunteering to learn or learning to volunteer?  University student volunteering in Australia – a colourful phantasmagoria.  Paper presented at IAVE 2014 the 23rd World Volunteer Conference,  17-20 Sept Gold Coast Australia (Presenter M Paull)