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  Volunteer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some say a volunteer is someone who performs or offers to perform service out of his or her own free will, without payment, usually in support of a non-profit organization, mission-based initiative or community.
Others say the term volunteer can apply to someone who receives a stipend for his or her service, as long as the volunteer is engaged in full-time service and has no other paid job.
An international volunteer is a person who volunteers outside of his or her own country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Volunteer   (1028 words)

 Idealist.org Volunteer Center
Volunteers pay for all of their expenses and a percentage of the cost of the project on which they will volunteer.
Volunteers must be fluent in English and pay their travel expenses to and from the country.
Volunteers are normally recruited for this "gap year" teaching scheme in the second half of the year prior to the placement.
www.idealist.org /travel.html   (4208 words)

 PHS/SPCA | Volunteer
Volunteers must be willing to work independently and along with their animals, be very comfortable with strangers, strange noises and objects such as wheel chairs, walkers, etc. Training and evaluation is thorough and is provided by our local Delta Society partners.
Volunteers provide assistance to the Spay and Neuter Clinic Receptionist and the public by scheduling sugery appointments; helping to educate people on pre- and post-surgical care for their animals; admitting and discharging animals to their guardians; assisting with the phone and paperwork of the clinic; filing shot clinic records and completing vaccination reminder cards.
Volunteers must be courteous and comfortable working with the public and be willing to learn to work with animals who may not be "happy" to receive their inoculations.
www.peninsulahumanesociety.org /involved   (2684 words)

 NC Zoo™ - North Carolina Zoo : Volunteer at the Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Volunteers are required to contribute a minimum of 90 hours per calendar year.
Volunteers provide the routine daily care for injured and orphaned native wildlife until they are ready for release.
Volunteers conduct medical tasks such as administering medications, physical therapy, assisting with ex-rays and surgeries, as well as performing treatments as ordered by the veterinary staff.
www.nczoo.org /volunteer   (576 words)

 Sloan-Kettering - Volunteer
Volunteers work in partnership with employees in more than 75 departments and provide some 60,000 hours of service each year.
Volunteers must maintain a good attendance record and must give an average of at least 6 hours of service each month.
Volunteers who are susceptible to chicken pox may not work with children.
www.mskcc.org /mskcc/html/1288.cfm   (545 words)

 VIP - index
Volunteering is an American tradition that has made an immeasurable contribution to communities, organizations, and individuals throughout the country.
Today's volunteers are active, dynamic, creative individuals who possess the skills, desire, patience, and time to accomplish a wide variety of tasks.
Volunteers are accepted from the public without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.
www.nps.gov /volunteer   (196 words)

 GMHC: Volunteer
In addition, volunteers with a special talent such as art, music, dance, writing, exercise, etc., and who possess the ability to instruct clients in workshops, are also needed.
Theatre Desk volunteers assist in operating the Jerry Herman Theatre Desk at GMHC by distributing donated theatre tickets to clients as well as written/phone communication with the theatres, posting/updating events on the board, procuring new venues of tickets, and occasionally distributing tickets at the theatre the night of the performance.
Volunteer will provide administrative and paralegal assistance to attorneys on the Immigration Team by assisting during intakes of Spanish-speaking clients, provinding administrative support to Immigration Team attorneys with preparation and filing of applications, and legal research associated with Immigration law.
www.gmhc.org /volunteer.html#roles   (2222 words)

 Volunteer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Volunteer opportunities are also available at the local level in communities across the state.
Volunteers who only have limited contact with athletes or who have contact with athletes accompanied by coaches and chaperones.
Completion of a volunteer registration form, two personal/professional references (one of whom is from the volunteer applicant’s school, church, civic group, etc.), photo ID check at the time of registration and photo ID check or identification verification check at events.
www.soiowa.org /Volunteer/tabid/56/Default.aspx   (867 words)

The mission of the City of Tempe municipal volunteer program is to connect citizens to their city government through opportunities to serve within the Tempe municipal government organization and the community.
Volunteers serve in Tempe government offices, programs and facilities and expand and enhance the services the city is able to provide to the community.
Volunteers enable the city to stretch tax dollars and improve the lives of its citizens.
www.tempe.gov /volunteer   (325 words)

 Volunteer Services  |  The Humane Society for Seattle/King County
By joining our team of more than 800 dedicated volunteers, you will be helping us in our mission to provide the resources and support necessary to build lifelong relationships between people and pets.
Volunteers at The Humane Society must be at least 16 years of age, with one exception: 13-15 year olds may join The Humane Teen Club.
Because of staffing concerns and safety issues, we are unable to offer volunteer positions to people under 13 years of age; but there are many ways that young people can help animals without actually being on campus.
www.seattlehumane.org /volunteer.shtml   (268 words)

 SP: Giving: Volunteer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Volunteers should be committed Christians who want to provide compassionate, competent service in the Name of Christ.
We are looking for volunteer teams of up to 15 people, minimum age 16, who are willing to serve for at least three work days.
For volunteers who are 16 or 17 years of age, a parent is required to sign a release form on-site for that child and must work on-site with the child at all times.
www.samaritanspurse.org /Volunteer_Index.asp   (951 words)

 Aloha United Way : Give Help - Volunteer Hawaii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Each volunteer contributes in a different way and together their efforts make an impressive impact.
AUW wants to assist in publicizing the volunteer needs in our community and linking volunteers with agencies and programs where their skills could be best utilized.
Volunteer Plus works with companies and organizations that want to volunteer plus bring resources to make a significant impact on their communities.
www.auw.org /givehelp/givehelp_volunteer.asp   (340 words)

Volunteer Services is under the direction of the Volunteer Services manager, a full-time employee who strives to ensure that each volunteer is placed in an appropriate volunteer position, based on the individual's interests, skills and needs of the hospital.
Your caring, enthusiasm and commitment as a volunteer is appreciated during the week and/or weekends, either during the day or in the evening.
We ask that our volunteers be in good mental and physical condition, be over 15 years of age and have completed the 8th grade.
www.stfrancisblueisland.com /internet/home/stfrancisblueisland.nsf/31060168df94973f86256a0e0058c993/06b1aa5ec12c2fba86256aea005c9e63?OpenDocument   (409 words)

 APLA - Volunteer
Volunteers at AIDS Project Los Angeles, who range in age from 12 to 85, increase our capacity to serve the community ten times over.
Volunteers needed to register as part of Team APLA as walkers as well as volunteers needed to help the day of the event.
Volunteers are accepted at all skill levels and with shifts available between the hours of 10-4 pm, Monday through Friday.
www.apla.org /volunteer/volunteer.html   (697 words)

The problems of hunger and homelessness are very difficult, but in the community that has formed among the Soup Kitchen guests, volunteers, and staff, we know that laughter goes a long way to make things easier.
Volunteers come from the neighborhood and from as far away as New Jersey, Connecticut, and Long Island.
Volunteers assist in serving on the food line, greeting guests, collecting individual meal tickets, handing out drinks, and clearing and cleaning tables when the guests are finished eating.
www.holyapostlesnyc.org /soup_kitchen/volunteer.htm   (388 words)

 OHS - About - Volunteer Opportunities at the Ohio Historical Society!
For the volunteer interested in architecture there is a great opportunity in the Historic Preservation Office.
Volunteers are always needed to help with general office work.
For those volunteers interested in helping to record and preserve our rich collections their help is needed with the history or archaeology collections.
www.ohiohistory.org /about/vol.html   (706 words)

 Global Exchange : Intern or Volunteer
Volunteers work in our San Francisco office, with program staff on a less formal basis and are generally able to offer a shorter amount of time than interns.
Volunteers are those wishing to get involved with the organization, in any capacity.
Volunteers: Please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form and send it it in to our offices.
www.globalexchange.org /getInvolved/volunteer.html   (327 words)

 Adler / Volunteer at the Adler
Volunteers are needed during the week and weekends and most positions require a minimum time commitment from the volunteer.
Volunteer This summer-only volunteer position is perfect for a high school or college student's schedule.
Teen Volunteer Program Designed especially for students wishing to fulfill their high school service learning requirement, this opportunity is a fun and unique way to learn about space science and share that knowledge with Adler visitors.
www.adlerplanetarium.org /volunteer/index.shtml   (952 words)

 Technorati Tag: volunteer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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www.technorati.com /tag/volunteer   (438 words)

 Volunteer at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Volunteering is a wonderful experience for youth, increasing both their maturity and their sense of community.
A Volunteer Youth Group Application must be filed ahead of time with the Zoo’s Volunteer Coordinator, who will determine what work is appropriate and notify your group when and if such work becomes available.
A Volunteer Adult Group Application must be filed ahead of time with the Zoo’s Volunteer Coordinator, who will determine what work is appropriate and notify your group when and if such work becomes available.
www.cmzoo.org /volinfo.html   (1211 words)

 Glendale, AZ - Human Resources - Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers enable the City to stretch tax dollars and improve the community in many ways.
Volunteers serve in many departments of the City including Police, Fire, Library, Recreation, Parks, City Court, Human Resources, Engineering, Planning, Building Safety and the Warehouse.
Volunteers comprise an important part of the libraries operation and perform a variety of duties.
www.ci.glendale.az.us /humanresources/volunteers   (662 words)

 SEEK Volunteer - Bringing Volunteers and Organisations seeking them together.
SEEK Volunteer is a non-profit initiative designed to bring volunteers and the organisations seeking them together.
Volunteer opportunities are updated daily and all organisations have been qualified by Volunteering Australia's associated state centres.
SEEK Volunteer is a free service to approved non-profit organisations.
www.volunteer.com.au   (84 words)

 Volunteer Opportunities
As a volunteer at the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, and Central Park, Queens, and Prospect Park Zoos, you’ll be an important part of the WCS team.
Volunteering is a great way to turn your enthusiasm for nature into action that makes a difference.
Right here, check out the volunteer programs at each of our parks below– we’re eager to welcome you to the WCS family.
www.wcs.org /getinvolved/volunteers   (116 words)

 Volunteer - Union Rescue Mission
Volunteers are needed throughout the year in a wide rage of areas, including food services, administration, youth ministries, educational training, special projects and much more.
Groups stay at the Mission in our volunteer dorms and serve in a variety of jobs.
Holiday volunteers experience the pure joy of giving the gift of their time and energy.
sites.silaspartners.com /CC_Content_Page/0,,PTID312006|CHID586650|CIID,00.html   (706 words)

 Volunteering Overview, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
There is a separate process to apply to be a volunteer for people who are at least 18 years old and those who are younger.
Applications for the junior volunteer program are accepted each March; please call Volunteer Services the first week of March to have an application mailed to you.
There are also volunteer opportunities in the areas of cerebral palsy, school-aged intervention programs and autistic pre-school programs.
www.cincinnatichildrens.org /give/volunteer   (446 words)

 Seattle Art Museum: Volunteer
Volunteers are the heart and soul of SAM; they enable the museum to engage all members of our community in exciting and enriching programs and services.
Each year hundreds of volunteers contribute their time, energy and expertise to fulfilling our mission.
SAM is undergoing a remarkable transformation as we prepare to expand the downtown museum, open the Olympic Sculpture Park on the waterfront, and renovate the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park.
www.seattleartmuseum.org /volunteer/volunteer.asp   (221 words)

 King & Kitsap Red Cross Volunteer Home Page
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the American Red Cross Serving King and Kitsap Counties.
Volunteers are essential for the services we provide to this community.
Please ask two (2) people, excluding relatives, with whom you have either worked or volunteered, to fill out the reference section of the online application form.
www.seattleredcross.org /VolunteerNow   (281 words)

 Heal the Bay | Volunteer | Opportunities
If the volunteer activity you are interested in does not require Orientation and Training, please follow the instructions on that opportunity's webpage.
Active volunteers are placed onto Heal the Bay's e-mail list to receive timely notices on events and other breaking volunteer related news.
To be considered an active volunteer, one must volunteer for a minimum of three (3) events every six (6) months.
www.healthebay.org /volunteer   (432 words)

 Parks Conservancy - Support the Parks: Volunteer
Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks and help in our efforts to preserve and enhance these beautiful landscapes.
It is through the help of volunteers, like you, that make it possible for us to restore sensitive natural habitat, maintain our trail systems, protect important historic and cultural resources, and educate and engage our local community.
National Parks belong to all of us and through volunteering you will be making a vital contribution to the health of our local National Parks and our community.
www.parksconservancy.org /support/volunteer/volunteer.php   (295 words)

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