voluntary organization


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voluntary organization

an organization in which most of the members are not paid but give their time voluntarily because they identify with its objectives.
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Such steps might include (1) soliciting the input of voluntary organizations, such as through National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD); (2) integrating voluntary organization data on capabilities into FEMA's analyses; and (3) encouraging state governments to include voluntary mass care organization data in studies.
Another is the phenomenon of the voluntary organization focused entirely on the social or financial well-being of members of the community.
The NCAA is a voluntary organization through which the nation's colleges and universities govern their athletics programs.
The state board approved a rule concerning "appeals from voluntary organization decisions regarding interscholastic activities" during a meeting Friday.
I'm a British taxpayer working for a voluntary organization," observes Peter Smith of Britain's Society for the Protection of Unborn Children.
Catholic teachers, who are interested in a voluntary organization which emphasises the vocational aspects of teaching, may wish to join the recently-formed Catholic Teachers' Guild.
Cavanagh, who was careful to say he's not suggesting anyone leave a lens in that long, presented his new results at a recent seminar sponsored by Research to Prevent Blindness, a voluntary organization that supports eye research.
funds "to carry out population planning programs in the People's Republic of China, including through contributions to any international organization or any private and voluntary organization.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) suggests that volunteering through a local voluntary organization may be the best way to find meaningful volunteer work after the disaster.
In many developing world contexts, there is inadequate infrastructure to provide educational or healthcare services and so the expertise of a voluntary organization fills the vacuum.
We wrote to every single voluntary organization in the village, from the allotment association to the playgroups, the cricket club to the ladies' guild,' says the Anglican Rector, Raymond Draper, who chairs the village's Millennium Planning Group.
Cavanagh, who was careful to say he's not suggesting anyone leave a lens in that long, presented his new results at a seminar sponsored by Research to Prevent Blindness, a voluntary organization that supports eye research.

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