ERIC Number: ED032395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Americans Volunteer. Manpower/Automation Research Monograph No. 10.
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
The first nationwide survey of volunteers was planned and designed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and conducted and tabulated by the Bureau of the Census. The results report social and economic implications for those who work for organized volunteer services in health, education, recreation, and social welfare. The main body of the report describes (1) Who, what, why, and how much (people) volunteer, (2) Recruiting, selecting, supervising and training volunteers, (3) The purpose of volunteers and meeting future needs. Appendixes contain the survey methods, the questionnaire, and the data in tabular form. Tabular information includes: (1) extent of religious and non-religious volunteer work among persons 14 years and over, (2) hours of volunteer work, by age and sex, (3) marital status, educational attainment, family income, and labor force status of volunteers, (4) kind, frequency, and hours of volunteer work, and (5) reasons for volunteer work. (FP)
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Human Services, Individual Characteristics, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, National Surveys, Occupational Information, Occupational Surveys, Recruitment, Selection, Supervision, Tables (Data), Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training, Volunteers, Working Hours
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402 (L1.39/3, $.50)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.