Programs that seek to maximize the effective utilization of volunteer resources in the community and which encourage the participation of individuals who want to offer their services and work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration in one of the human service fields.
Community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to offer their services and work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration on projects or in positions that benefit the organization itself or the people it serves. Many agencies that provide volunteer opportunities also offer intensive training in the tasks that are required for the job.
Clubs, associations and other voluntary organizations whose members are concerned with the general welfare of the community and enhancing the life of its residents.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.