—Nurses must care patients with holistic care. Such
work requires volunteerism which helps change people's way
of life and social. The purposes of this research were to study 1)
the relationship between volunteer spirit activities of nurses
withthe perceivedandthe perception volunteer spirit
activities;2) the beta weight of factors contributing to volunteer
spirit activitiesof nurses and 3) the volunteer spirit
enhancement of nurses. The target consisted of 318 nurses
were conducted 33 hospitalsinthreesouthern border
provinces,Thailand which attended a workshop between
August 2012 to March 2013. The instruments used in the
research were questionnaire about the perceived and the
perception of volunteer spirit activities. The reliability of
instruments was .89. The data were analyzed by frequency
distribution, percentage, multiple correlations and multiple
regressions.The findings were as follows: 1) The multiple
correlations co-efficient between the volunteer spirit activities
with perceived and perception of volunteer spirit activities
were statistically significant at .01 level. 2) The perception and
perceived of volunteer spirit activities positively contributed to
volunteer spirit activities which were statistically significant
at .01 level. The beta weight of the factors which contributed to
volunteer spirit activities is at 34.30 percentages.
—Nurse, perceived, perception, three southern
border provinces, volunteer spirit activities.
Sarinda Puti is with the Prince of Songkla University. Pattani campus,
Thailand (e-mail: psarinda@gmail. com).
Cite:Sarinda Puti, "Volunteer Spirit Enhancement of Nurses in Three
Southern Border Provinces, Thailand," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 15-18, 2014.