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Balance between volunteer work and family roles: Testing a theoretical model of work-family conflict in the volunteer emergency services

By Sean Cowlishaw, Lynette Evans and Jim McLennan. Australian Journal of Psychology, September 2010. The discussion of work-family conflict has gained popularity in the last two decades, and in this interesting article the authors apply it in the volunteering context, in particular to emergency service volunteers. Although proportionally small in relation to the total number of volunteers, emergency services volunteers make an important contribution by protecting life, property, and the environment, most in fire fighter … Continue reading

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