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 out of concern for someone else’s well-being. Helping others.
Altruistic (volunteering-oriented) volunteer
Acting in a way that get’s you as much pleasure out of life as possible. For a Hedonistic volunteer enjoying oneself is the most important thing.
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