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Ekonomická hodnota dobrovolnictví v neziskové organizaci na regionální úrovni

Title in English The economic value of volunteering in nonprofit organization at the regional leve


Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference XXII. mezinárodní kolokvium o regionálních vědách
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Economics and Administration

Keywords volunteering; economic value; methods; non-profit organisation; scouting
Description This article is dealing with the economic value of volunteering in a non profit organization Junak - Czech Scout, centre Moravska Trebova. The aim is a critical evaluation of application options methods to value voluntary work in a selected non profit organisation and a subsequent application of chosen method with obtained data. The theory part of work is dealing with analysing and describing available methods to value voluntary work. The data used for the practical part were obtained by the way of a questionnaire. Once the selected method is applied the obtained data are critically evaluated in order to value the volunteering in particular organization and the most accurate method is chosen to provide value. The most accurate method chosen by experts was by calculating salary based on previous analysis. The resulting average value of one hour volunteering for organization was established 161.11 CZK/hour and the overall organization value of all volunteering exceeded 3 million CZK. This valuation can help the organization to point out the overall real value of volunteering for example when applying for financial support, grants or to broaden overall awareness about the value of the activity provided by the Scout volunteers.
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