By Henrich R. Greve
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Number of civic engagements at Time 3 13. Civic job or studies at Time 3 14. Registered to vote at Time 3 M Table 1. Means, Standard Deviations, Reliabilities, and Intercorrelations of Study Variables. ”). Inter-rater reliability between the authors for coding respondents into the drifter or future-professional categories was 93 percent; remaining disagreements were resolved through discussion. Members thus joined Helping Hands harboring two different understandings of the organization, each associated with their reason for joining.
This identity was conveyed both internally and externally, and was captured in the program’s own description of itself: Helping Hands “offers volunteers an exciting, organized nine- or six-month program balancing service and personal development” (Helping Hands website). Or as a major European newspaper put it, “Helping Hands promotes the engagement of young people from every social, educational, and national background in service to the community. Some of them, already at risk with regards to schooling, have been temps and hit hard times.
Without doubt, many participants develop richer understandings of the communities they live in after working in these programs. That said, our study draws attention to the unintended consequences faced by programs that simultaneously focus their members on helping others and helping themselves. Young Adults’ Experiences of a Dual Identity Organization 41 Our findings contribute to a better understanding of prior research that shows mixed effects of youth service programs on their members by suggesting that it is the tensions engendered in members affiliated with dual identity organizations that affect the very attitudes and behaviors that youth service programs are trying to promote.