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The international directory of voluntary work
Pybus, Victoria.
Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford : Vacation Work ; Princeton, N.J. : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Peterson's, [2000]

Physical Description:
319 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1997.

Format :


Call Number
Material Type
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HN49.V64 I58 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating

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Fully revised, this directory contains details of over 700 organizations that are looking for voluntary help from all types of people for all types of work. The book covers short, medium and long term residential possibilities in Europe and around the world in addition to non-residential opportunities in the UK.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
Part 1 Residential Work
International Volunteering
Archaeologyp. 13
Children and Youthp. 13
Conservation, the Environment and Heritagep. 14
Religious Projectsp. 21
Social, Development and Community Schemesp. 31
Work with the Sick and Disabledp. 51
United Kingdomp. 53
Archaeologyp. 53
Child Carep. 54
Conservation, the Environment and Heritagep. 59
Religious Projectsp. 67
Social and Community Schemesp. 71
Sick and Disabledp. 75
Youth Activitiesp. 87
Europep. 90
Multi-nationalp. 90
Belgium and The Netherlandsp. 95
Eastern Europe and Russiap. 96
Eirep. 103
Francep. 105
Germany, Switzerland and Austriap. 113
Scandinaviap. 116
Spain, Portugal, Italy and Cyprusp. 120
Turkey, Greece and Maltap. 123
North, Central and South Americap. 128
Israel, Palestinian-ruled Territories and Egyptp. 158
Africap. 166
Asiap. 175
Australia and New Zealandp. 190
Professional Volunteering Worldwide
Introductionp. 192
Alphabetical Listingp. 193
Part 2 Non-Residential Work
United Kingdomp. 218
National and Local Volunteer Organisationsp. 218
National Associationsp. 218
Local Volunteer Bureaux and Councilsp. 219
Other Nationwide Organisationsp. 222
Advice and Counsellingp. 225
Children and Youthp. 229
Community Projectsp. 239
Conservation, Heritage and the Environmentp. 241
Educationp. 249
Elderly Peoplep. 250
Fund Raising and Office Workp. 254
Hospitalsp. 270
Pressure Groupsp. 272
Prisons and Probationp. 279
Problems, Emergencies and Housingp. 281
The Sick and Disabledp. 284
USAp. 296
Children and Youthp. 296
Community and Cultural Projectsp. 297
Conservation, the Environment and Heritagep. 299
Fundraising and Office Workp. 304
New Zealandp. 304
The Volunteer and Welfare Benefitsp. 305
Further Readingp. 306
Other Useful Websitesp. 310
Index of Organisationsp. 312