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July 2014

I Really Want to Know: What’s Going on Out There?

Innovative volunteer roles or volunteer management techniques sound wonderful when presented, but how many of these new ideas are tested, improved, and assimilated into daily agency operations? Let’s do a reality check together on what’s happening in real life.

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e-Volunteerism Journal: NEW July-September 2014 Issue

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Volunteering in the National Trust: From Attempts at Exemplars to a Quiet Revolution

Three British volunteers founded the National Trust in the UK in 1895. In 2013, the Trust celebrated the involvement of over 70,000 volunteers in this conservation charity, one that more Full Issue | Archives | Subscribe


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