Volunteer Bureaux and the promotion and support of volunteering in local communities in England

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Osborne, Stephen P
Date of publication
1 September 1999
Voluntary Action: the journal of the Institute for Volunteering Research. Vol. 1; Number 3
Volunteering, Employment, Education and Skills
Social welfare
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This article explores the role of Volunteer Bureaux in promoting and supporting volunteering in local communities in England. The role of these bodies is a comparatively under-researched topic. Based upon new research, the article explores the strengths and weaknesses of this role, and recommends how the management of Volunteer Bureaux can best maximise their impact.

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