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'DO you remember when volunteering was just about trying to help people?'
'Well I could help with 'A bit of filing and general help around the office' or you MIGHT like to benefit from my 25 years experience in software development and capital infrastructure investment experience.'
'We can offer Volunteers a range of experiences including exhaustion, emotional overload, lack of support and stark terror.'
'While they're still enthusiastic do you think we could get them to take on climate change and the war on drugs as well?'
"I'm thinking of getting out of medicine completely… or volunteering in a third world country to do my liposuction."
Big Society in hospitals
"Good news! We've been selected as a potential burial site for nuclear waste."
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'When you've finished feeding your mum there's a triple by-pass in theatre we could use a hand with!'
We can offer volunteers a range of experiences including exhaustion,emotional overload,lack of support and stark terror.
The Voluntary Sector takes a beating
DOH to judge practices on 'voluntary' quality scheme.
'We want communities to 'own' the big societies...we want you to feel it belongs to you...'
'Amazing...they seem to have established the community support mechanisms inherent in the 'Big Society; concept without a defined policy infrastructure to guide them.'
'I'm afraid we can't PAY you but would you accept endless meaningless platitudes about your valuable contribution to the decision making process instead?'
'We're trying new ways of getting the Big Society concept across.'
'They're extinct now but when I was young you'd find these everywhere...let's go to the next gallery they've got a 'bobby on the bear' and a 'postman' there.'
"And this dance represents our latest volunteer recruitment drive..." "I never thought I'd miss Powerpoint."
'Volunteer?! I thought you said come over and bring the beer!'
"If we're to make a life together, you have to accept that I'm a volunteer fireman and have to be ready to picnic at a moment's notice."
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'Raise your right hand if you wish to help us with our enquiries... SPLENDID!'
'I found them on the side of the road, they said they would love to help out our charity drive.'
"Here! Let me get you all in!"
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No matter your skills, there's something you can volunteer to do.
'Donny and I are taking a year off to volunteer for the Pizza Corps.'
Haven you heard, the state now mandates that students do thirty-five hours of useful volunteer work?"
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