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25 April 2007
Volunteering for rehabilitation by Shadd Maruna
Helping former prisoners to find voluntary work could help steer them away from crime, says Shadd Maruna  Read article

From: The Guardian, UK
20 April 2007
Volunteering can benefit jobless, labour market in Germany by Jennifer Abramsohn
With empty state coffers and a continually tight job market, observers say unpaid work can have hidden benefits. But most employers are dubious. Can volunteering make you more marketable?  Read article

From: Deutsche Welle, Germany
More about: Germany  Management
Dermatologist Peggy Fuller paints and plasters houses that tsunami relief volunteers were building in Dalle, Sri Lanka. Fuller took a sabbatical from her successful practice after seeing the magnitude of the tsunami devastation to spend several weeks making and hauling cinder blocks, carting dirt, carrying water and sweeping. (Associated Press photos )
04 April 2007
For some, vacationing and volunteerism mix  
Chicago, USA: Building latrines and pig pens isn't exactly how most people want to spent their hollidays. However more and more are concidering voluntourism for the purpose of humanity as an alternative to relaxing at the beach.  Read article
Tanya Thompson, shown with her son Tyler, 8, was the 2006 Citizen of the Year. In addition to numerous other volunteering positions, she is manager for the Speeding Rockets Novice A hockey team in Nepean. (Julie Oliver, The Ottawa Citizen)
15 March 2007
Volunteers are the backbone by Linda Mondoux
Without a doubt, it's volunteers who keep our communities running. Imagine what could be accomplished if the other 55 per cent of the population that currently doesn't volunteer did so.  Read article

From: The Ottawa Citizen
More about: Canada  Civil society
12 March 2007
Giving with a goal 
Volunteering England's Mark Restall explores whether ulterior motives in volunteer work should be lamented or embraced.  Read article

From: The Guardian, UK

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