This study aimed to discuss the motivations of participation andthe benefits of who are Guang-Hua Elementary school teachers. The study was preceded with the qualitative research method by in-dept interviewing seven Bliss & Wisdom volunteers who are Guang-Hua Elementary school teachers with semi-structured questions about Serious Leisure participation.
The Results of this study were as follows:
1. The motivations of volunteer teachers who participated in Serious Leisure were to help themselves change their moods as well as to help others. Thus,theycould continue participating in Serious Leisure and enjoyed it.
2. Bliss & Wisdom volunteer teachers could get benefits such as self-fulfillment, elf-realization, self-expression, self-image enhancement, self-satisfaction,and mood-changing.
3. Bliss & Wisdom volunteer teachers represented the positive value and great meanings in erms of social interaction, team achievement and group identity.
4. Bliss & Wisdom volunteer teachers had six characteristics of Serious Leisure such as persistence, hard work, career making, lasting benefits, strong sense of identity and uniqueness.
Finally, suggestions were made to the government, media, the future
researchers and those who want to join the volunteer work in the part of
Conclusion and Findings of this study.