Books in category Social Science – Volunteer Work

  • Community Service and Social Responsibility in Youth

    Community Service and Social Responsibility in Youth
    James Youniss, Miranda Yates

    The chief purpose of this book is to present a theoretical rationale for youth's involvement in community service.

  • Me to We

    Me to We
    Craig Kielburger, Marc Kielburger

    You may not find the person of your dreams, but you will help people young and old go beyond their's. This book will open your eyes and change the way you look at life.

  • How to organize a day of giving in your community or a community in need

    How to organize a day of giving in your community or a community in need
    Christine Rankins

    This is by National Alliance to End Homelessness.Tents cities highlights are the new realities as recession wears on after foreclosures force families from their homes, March 26, 2009, because homeless shelters are filled and some of them …

  • Second Line Rescue

    Second Line Rescue
    Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, Carl Lindahl

    All of the stories, whether from the "outside" or "inside" responders, reveal a shared history of close-knit community bonds, survival skills sharpened by hard times, and what went right in the aftermath of Katrina and Rita–in spite of all …

  • Building Your Volunteer Team

    Building Your Volunteer Team
    Mark DeVries, Nate Stratman

    DeVries and Stratman are so commited to the ideas that they offer the following guarantee: If you work this 30-day process for one to two hours a day, six days a week, for 30 days, and it does not create significant change in your ministry, …

  • Serving Country and Community

    Serving Country and Community
    Peter Frumkin, JoAnn Jastrzab

    Frumkin and Jastrzab make important recommendations on how to improve the programs and resolve some of the political and administrative issues which have plagued these initiatives in the past two decades."ùJames Youniss, Catholic …

  • 1 800 Miles

    1,800 Miles
    Joshua Daniel Phillips

    “We must be actively against instead of passively for sexual violence.” – 1,800 Miles Sexual violence is a cultural issue that will not go away just because we ignore it.

  • 365 Ways To Change the World

    365 Ways To Change the World
    Michael Norton

    Great to give as well as to keep, this is an inspiring, practical resource for making the world a better place — one day at a time.

  • The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life

    The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life
    Pam Grout

    From building houses in Appalachia to saving sea turtles in Costa Rica to teaching English in Thailand, this book is a rich resource of ways to use your skills to help out the world and reap some lasting benefits yourself.

  • A arte de Pertencer

    A arte de Pertencer
    Fernando Moraes

    Ativista social e professor universitário, Moraes conta algumas das experiências que viveu em mais de 20 missões desde os seus 15 anos e fala de sua experiência no trabalho na Funap, órgão da Secretaria de Administração …

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