Volunteers play a vital role in society. People who donate their time and expertise to alleviate societal concerns are a critical resource for nonprofit organizations. Over the past 13 years, volunteering work undertaken by Americans is estimated to have had a value of $2.1 trillion, contributing to helping 670,000 homeless people, 48 million hungry people, and 46.2 million people living in poverty in the United States alone.
Although overall rates of volunteering have been...
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