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”Du måste ut och titta på det för att se hur det är” : En kvalitativ studie om volontärers erfarenheter av frivilligt arbete med romer i Rumänien och påverkan det gett volontärerna

Häggmyr, Sofia LU and Wesslund, Stina LU (2017) SOPA63 20171
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to examine volunteers’ experiences of voluntary work with Roma people in Romania, and what impact it might have given the volunteers. To answer this, we used a qualitative method were we interviewed six volunteers who had been working as volunteers in Romania. Our conclusion is that the volunteers learned by being “on location” and that their experiences made an impact in both their and in other people's lives. We also learned that the volunteers spoke a lot about the organizations where they had been, even though we didn’t specifically ask about that. The main thing we learned from this study was that the volunteers who expressed the work they had been a part of as “good”, also were the ones who were positive... (More)
The aim of this study was to examine volunteers’ experiences of voluntary work with Roma people in Romania, and what impact it might have given the volunteers. To answer this, we used a qualitative method were we interviewed six volunteers who had been working as volunteers in Romania. Our conclusion is that the volunteers learned by being “on location” and that their experiences made an impact in both their and in other people's lives. We also learned that the volunteers spoke a lot about the organizations where they had been, even though we didn’t specifically ask about that. The main thing we learned from this study was that the volunteers who expressed the work they had been a part of as “good”, also were the ones who were positive about volunteer work in general and wanted to volunteer again. (Less)
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author
Häggmyr, Sofia LU and Wesslund, Stina LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20171
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
volunteers, experience, impact, Roma people, Romania volontärer, erfarenhet, påverkan, romer, Rumänien
language
Swedish
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8913631
date added to LUP
2017-09-07 13:41:51
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2017-09-07 13:41:51
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to examine volunteers’ experiences of voluntary work with Roma people in Romania, and what impact it might have given the volunteers. To answer this, we used a qualitative method were we interviewed six volunteers who had been working as volunteers in Romania. Our conclusion is that the volunteers learned by being “on location” and that their experiences made an impact in both their and in other people's lives. We also learned that the volunteers spoke a lot about the organizations where they had been, even though we didn’t specifically ask about that. The main thing we learned from this study was that the volunteers who expressed the work they had been a part of as “good”, also were the ones who were positive about volunteer work in general and wanted to volunteer again.},
  author       = {Häggmyr, Sofia and Wesslund, Stina},
  keyword      = {volunteers,experience,impact,Roma people,Romania volontärer,erfarenhet,påverkan,romer,Rumänien},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”Du måste ut och titta på det för att se hur det är” : En kvalitativ studie om volontärers erfarenheter av frivilligt arbete med romer i Rumänien och påverkan det gett volontärerna},
  year         = {2017},
}