Good Work, If You Can Get It
Henderson, Karla, Silverberg, Kenneth, Parks & Recreation
How to attract and retain dedicated volunteers
Volunteering refers to any activity in which an individual gives freely to benefit other people, groups or organizations. Volunteers, however, also benefit greatly from their giving. Volunteering is part of a general cluster of helping activities and could mean involvement in voluntary associations as well as activism focusing on social change or donations of money, supplies or blood (Wilson, 2000). Other emerging terms associated with volunteering include community service, neighborliness, experiential learning, corporate social responsibility, friends groups, self-help, public service, service learning and …
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Publication information: Article title: Good Work, If You Can Get It. Contributors: Henderson, Karla - Author, Silverberg, Kenneth - Author. Magazine title: Parks & Recreation. Volume: 37. Issue: 11 Publication date: November 2002. Page number: 26+. © 2009 National Recreation and Park Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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