VOLUNTEERISM By N., Sam M.S. - 21 noun. the custom of lending one's time and effort to acts which add to a positive goal. VOLUNTEERISM: "Non-profit organizations often rely on volunteerism to help with fundraising." Related Psychology Terms Diagnosis and Treatment Planning MENTAL PATIENT ORGANIZATIONS Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Developing a Case Study ANTISOCIAL REACTION A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VOLUNTEERISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/volunteerism/ (accessed July 3, 2022).