voluntary organisation

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voluntary organisation

An organisation created by members of a group or community, which usually relies on unpaid workers, or is set up as a charity.
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Is it possible that governance by voluntary association is what you have always wanted?
This emphasis on voluntary association was even more pronounced in Kropotkin's writings, to which Ward returned time and time again in setting forth his conception of anarchism as a theory of organisation.
For individuals living in poor or unequal neighbourhoods, does having a higher income improve the likelihood of becoming a voluntary association member, or is there just less opportunity to join organizations in these neighbourhoods?
The same holds true, undoubtedly, with respect to voluntary association and neighborhood.
These data allow us to conduct what we believe is the first Canadian study to consider voluntary association activity across a broad spectrum of ethnic groups, while also applying multivariate statistical controls.
Proceeds were matched by the foundation and donated to British Heart Foundation, the Women's Royal Voluntary Association and the Family Holiday Association in partnership with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute.
The judges said the order could not be sued, as they were a "voluntary association" and the government were "too far removed" to be blamed.
This is a voluntary association of public and private groups and individuals interested in the heritage of Birmingham and its surroundings.
'We cannot do this on our own - we need strong representative institutions to create the conditions in which voluntary association and voluntary action can flourish and to safeguard the wider public interest
But Tocqueville also noted that Americans were stubborn in their insistence that religion remain a voluntary association of believers.
Events must be sponsored by the voluntary association and should be of general membership interest.

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