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volunteer

 [vol″un-tēr´]
someone who does a task voluntarily and usually without pay.

volunteer

[vol′əntir′]
Etymology: Fr, volontaire
someone who does a task voluntarily and usually without pay.

volunteer

A person who gives time and labour to a charity, organisation or other body without payment or other form of remuneration.

volunteer

An unpaid do-gooder. See Normal volunteer.
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Improved concentration and enjoyment of life experiences are also side effects of volunteering.
The demographic variables measured included the participant's frequency of volunteering each month, each year, and throughout his/ her lifetime, his/her concerns about donating organs, whether he/she knew anyone who benefited from an organ transplant, whether or not he/she had a signed donor card or indicated his/her donation wishes on their drivers license, whether he/she was religious, whether his/her religion supported donation, whether he/she believed that organ transplants should be performed, and his/her age and gender.
Therefore, it seems that volunteers are there for the asking - ready to serve as leaders through board membership, as managers of volunteer projects, and as service volunteers doing myriad necessary tasks (Giving and Volunteering in the United States, 1979, p.
Anna Ognie, John's wife of more than 36 years, has watched her husband grow as a volunteer and believes she knows why he enjoys volunteering so much.
6 hours per week and the annual hours for volunteering were 15.
LANCASTER - Patty Akkad began volunteering her time to various charities at age 14, spending countless hours raising money for and comforting those in need.
I have always had an interest in volunteering and making a difference in my school and community," Lyndsi said.
B'nai B'rith members have been volunteering at the hospital at Christmas for more than 30 years.
For others, whose families have been volunteering for two or three generations, it is a tradition.
When Megan got the chance to participate in Special Olympics, Emily made it possible by volunteering to assist her both at practices and tournaments.
We've had calls during the year from people wanting to volunteer and they aren't with any particular group, and we wanted to try organizing it this way this year,'' said Heitman, a ten-year volunteering veteran of the fair.
Last year the VIPs saved the citizens of this city about $350,000 by volunteering their time,'' said Senior Deputy Larry Logan of the Crime Prevention unit, who lectured the class on radio procedures.

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