Responding to the Rural Skills Crisis: Modelling Volunteer Motivations and Incentives to Attract Retired / Semi-retired Professionals to Volunteer in Rural Areas

Client: Australian Research Council

Centre: JRI

Start year: 2009
End year: 2011

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This three-year project involved a partnership with Queensland University of Technology and the Queensland Department of Communities. The project was designed to develop a new model of recruiting newly retired or semi-retired professionals as short-term volunteers for much-needed rural areas.