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Volunteers in hospice and palliative careA resource for voluntary service managers$
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Rosalind Scott and Steven Howlett

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199545827

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.001.0001

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Setting the scene: the landscape of volunteering

Setting the scene: the landscape of volunteering

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(p.11) Chapter 2 Setting the scene: the landscape of volunteering
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Volunteers in hospice and palliative care
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Steven Howlett (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0002

This chapter discusses the changing environment in which Voluntary Services Managers (VSM) work. It focuses mostly on the recent trends and tries to highlight the trends that remain constant, the trends that change, and how these trends change. Throughout the course of this discussion, a number of questions are posed that serve as a guide to the following chapters in this book.

Keywords:   environment, Voluntary Services Managers, VSM, recent trends, guide

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