Short-term volunteering : what effects on host organizations ?

Is short-term international volunteering useful ? What can short-term volunteers provide to host organizations ? What negative effects may they have ? Under what conditions may short-term volunteering have positive effects?

Benjamin Lough, Amanda Morre McBride, Margaret Sherraden and Kathleen O’Hara try to answer all these questions through a research article called "Capacity Building Contributions of Short-term international volunteers". Find the article on Forum’s website !