The volunteers, means and ends in a national organization : a report / by David L. Sills [acting director].

; Columbia University. Bureau of Applied Social Research
Glencoe, Ill. : Free Press, [1957] .

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Other Authors Columbia University. Bureau of Applied Social Research.
Subjects Associations sans but lucratif pour la santé publique -- États-Unis.
Collecte de fonds -- Cas, Études de.
Fund raising -- Case studies.
Fund raising.
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
National Foundation.
Poliomyelitis -- Societies, etc.
Poliomyelitis -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Poliomyélite -- États-Unis -- Associations.
United States.
Voluntary health agencies -- United States.
Voluntary health agencies.
Description xx, 320 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1957]
©1957
Notes "A report of the Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. Maintaining membership interest: the volunteer membership of the foundation -- Sources of membership apathy -- The foundation and the problem of membership interest -- II. Preserving organizational goals: sources of goal displacement -- The foundation and the problem of goal displacement -- III. Recruiting volunteers: joining the foundation -- Case histories -- Recruiting volunteers -- IV. Assisting polio victims: public concern over the threat of polio -- The scope and nature of the patient care program -- Volunteer involvement in patient care activities -- V. Raising funds: the organization of the March of Dimes -- Satisfactions derived from fund-raising -- Interest in fund-raising among chapter volunteers -- Volunteer assessments of reasons for public support -- VI. Giving to the March of Dimes: public participation in the March of Dimes -- VII. Volunteers and the foundation: comparisons with other organizations -- Perceptions of the foundation's structure -- VII. The rewards of volunteering: major rewards -- IX. The future of the foundation: the succession of goals -- Volunteers and the future.
Genre Case studies.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)709314
(OCoLC)ocm00709314
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