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Voluntary action by seniors in Canada

Michael John Prince

Voluntary action by seniors in Canada

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by Michael John Prince

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Published by University of Victoria, Centre on Aging in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old age -- Research -- Canada.,
  • Voluntarism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael J. Prince, Neena L. Chappell.
    ContributionsChappell, Neena L., University of Victoria (B.C.). Centre on Aging.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV"1475"A3"P7522"1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20684122M

    Journal of Voluntary Action Research, Vol 7(3/4) Anderson, John and Larry Moore, “Characteristics of Canadian Volunteers in Direct Service,” Occasional Paper (Vancouver: Voluntary Action Resource Centre) Anderson, Melinda and Robin Shaw. "A Comparative Evaluation of Qualitative Data Analytic Techniques. 1. The Volunteer Spirit in Canada. A deeply rooted tradition. AS CANADIANS, WE HAVE A LONG TRADITION OF VOLUNTARY ACTION in pursuit of our social goals. Over the years, volunteering has mobilized enormous energy for the common good. While the direct effects of volunteer work are felt at the individual or community level, the cumulative action of many millions of ordinary citizens from every.

    Only a small number of studies focused on a specific type of voluntary action: church based informal support, community sport, mentoring at risk young people (39) and school based support for young children. Although they described the purpose for volunteering in those specific settings, none of the articles discussed the possible uniqueness Cited by: Volunteering could have you helping seniors, adults, children, infants; building houses, wells, gardens, trails; working with animals on land or in the sea; teaching a language, a skill, or a sport. Whatever your interests, someone could use your help.

    On January 1, the Voluntary Action Agency received a cash contribution of $, restricted to the purchase of buses to be used in transporting senior citizens. On January 2 of that same year, buses were purchased with the $, cash. The buses are expected to be used for five years and have no salvage value at the end of that time. Children‘s Services Review Workshop. Created: 15/08/, Updated: 09/09/ When: to , Tuesday 10 September Where: New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.


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