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Volunteering in Government Settings

Also see, legislation about volunteers or government guidelines/codes.

Articles on this subject

Free electronic books on this subject

Volunteer Toolbox, from the National Association of Counties and NAVPLG (see below). (37 pg. PDF, 2012)

Web sites with information on this subject

Community Builders
http://www.communitybuilders.nsw.gov.au/builder/volunteering/
agenciesvol.html

Volunteering in government agencies in New South Wales, Australia and hints on ways to build community.

Marin County Civic Center Volunteers
http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/HR/ccvol/index.cfm
One of the pioneering volunteers in municipal government programs.

National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Government (NAVPLG)
http://www.navplg.org/
Membership association for leaders of volunteers in government, anywhere in the world. Site offers networking and resources.

Public Service and Volunteerism
http://www.firstgov.gov/Citizen/Topics/PublicService.shtml
US government site listing Federal agency volunteer programs.

The United States: A Nation of Volunteers
http://usinfo.org/enus/guided_tours/working/toc.html
The United States Information Agency’s (USIA) electronic journal of U.S. Society & Values of September 1998 has a range of articles about the role of volunteering in America, from 12 authors such as Bill Clinton, Harris Wofford, Betty Stallings, and Susan Ellis.

Revelant Hot Topic essays

For information on this topic specifically relating to the Australasian region please visit our friends at OzVPM:

http://www.ozvpm.com/resourcebank/resource_govtpolicy.htm
and http://www.ozvpm.com/resourcebank/resource_govtinvolvement.htm

11/8/12

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