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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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.
Star).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.
* Increase voluntary organization's awareness of the benefit and strategic importance of the Internet;
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."
Each voluntary organization must differentiate itself with increasing sophistication from other members of a crowded voluntary sector.
`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.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency suggests that volunteering through a local voluntary organization may be the best way to find meaningful volunteer work after the disaster.
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.

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