Information on the e-list: volunteer-vlc - Voluntarism in Viet Nam and the Region
Purpose and function
Improving and increasing the involvement of volunteers has emerged as an effective strategy towards development. The values of free will, commitment, engagement and solidarity are the foundations of volunteerism. Volunteering brings benefit to the individual volunteer. It makes important contributions, economically, as well as socially. It contributes to creating social cohesion and capital, through helping to build trust and reciprocity among citizens.
This e-list aims to empower volunteer involving organizations and individual volunteers by providing a platform to share information, to post requests, to debate issues related to volunteering, and to network.
How does the e-list work?
The e-list is not moderated. This means that when a query or message is received, your message goes directly to the entire list. You and other members are invited to volunteer your inputs and experience by return e-mail. The messages will be stored in the archive.
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