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ERIC Number: ED057354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 224
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The Voluntary Worker in the Social Services.
The role of voluntary workers in the social services is the focus of this book. Following the introduction (Chapter 1), the remaining nine chapters discuss the following topics: The Background to Voluntary Work Today; The Volunteer; Volunteers as Others See Them; What Voluntary Workers Do; Organization of the Work of Volunteers; Recruitment and Selection; Preparation and Training; Social Workers and Volunteers; and Implications for Action. The 32 Conclusions and Recommendations given are grouped under the chapter headings to which they apply. The five appendixes present: a List of Organizations and Individuals Who Assisted the Committee; Notes on the Questionnaire Sent to Voluntary Organizations Using Voluntary Workers; Special Studies and Other Sources of Information about Volunteers and Their Work; Examples of Training Courses; and Suggestions for Further Reading. A subject index concludes the book. (DB)
Sage Publications, 275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, California (no price given)
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Note: Report of a committee jointly set up by the National Council of Social Service and the National Institute for Social Work Training