Lesson 4: What are possible motivations?
Lesson 4 Chapter 1
Hedonism - Altruism
Watch the video or read the explanations down below. Be aware that your knowledge will be tested in the next lesson.
Hedonistic (holiday-oriented) volunteer
Acting in a way that gets you as much pleasure out of life as possible. For a Hedonistic volunteer enjoying oneself is the most important thing.
Altruistic (volunteering-oriented) volunteer
Acting out of concern for someone else’s well-being. Helping others.
Push and pull factors
These are factors in your home situation which are considered as unpleasant and trigger you to leave. Examples include:
These factors often explain a desire for travelling
These are circumstances which are considered as pleasant and trigger you to visit certain areas. Examples include:
These factors often explain a choice of destination