Faik Ardahan


The main aims of this study is to define the validity and reliability for Turkish population “the Motivational Factors Scale for Being Non-voluntariness (Non-Voluntariness Scale (NVS))”, that questions why individuals who has never volunteered, participated any voluntary activity or has been volunteered before but doesn’t continue his/her voluntary life due to problems he experienced, for Turkish population. In this study, sampling consisted of 138 participants who are living in Antalya city center and never been in any volunteer organizations or joined but not sustained being as volunteer has been applied and questionnaire form has been filled by face to face method. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was done, and was performed on 24 items for NVS and the NVS were grouped into seven factors. Whether the data was suitable to this analysis, Kaiser Mayer Olkin and Bartlett Spheritiy test results were taken into consideration and then, EFA was performed. Cronbach’s Alpha internal consistency test was applied to the identified sub-factors and overall scale. Pearson Correlations Test was conducted to define the statistical correlation between sub-classes and items. In addition to this analysis, Confirmatory Factor Analysis method was performed and reached to satisfactory results in all fit indices. Results have been assessed according to significant level 0.01 and 0.05. As a result, it was founded that Cronbach’s Alpha=0.894 and total explained variance= %71.179. It can be concluded that “the Motivational Factors Scale for being Non-volunteer has reliability and validity in the estimation of the non-volunteer motivational factors for the Turkish population.


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