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The objective of this research were three-fold: 1) to develop a training program in public-spirited services for students of private higher education institutions, 2) to try out and evaluate the developed program in a real setting, and 3) To improve the Leadership Development Program in Public-Spirited Services for Students in private higher education institutions. The research population consisted of 30 students from the private higher education institutions. The tools applied in data collection were a) the assessment form of student volunteer spirit b) the validation form for the course appropriateness. The statistics used in data analysis were percentage, means, standard deviation and paired sample t-test.
The research results revealed that 1) The volunteer leadership development program for students private higher education institutions comprised ten components of contents which were divided into four modules, namely Module 1: Public Benefits, Module 2: Essential Leadership Skills, Module 3) Social Responsibility, and Module 4: Conscientious Mind 2) The result of the experiment of the developed program indicated that 2.1) After the training, the students showed the improvement in their knowledge for volunteer leadership The student in volunteer leadership after attending the training was higher at the statistically significant level of .05 2.2) the result of the appropriateness assessment was at the highest level.
3) There were some course reviews and improvement, namely 3.1 changing the contents to suit the activities and the time duration of the training course, and 3.2 emphasizing the responsibility toward the communities, these were outside activities, by allotting more time for activities arrangement.
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