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March 2004

Volunteers · Government Resources

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At Home in the World: The Peace Corps Story
P.D. PE1.2: H75/2
25 former volunteers share their Peace Corps memories in this 1996 paperback book.

Military Careers
P.D. D1.6/15: 2001
This book is a comprehensive guide to career paths in today’s all-volunteer armed forces. Visit Today’s Military for expanded web content.

Pass the Fire: Stories about Service in America
P.D. Y3.N21/29:16-2 F 51.
The AmericCorps program enlists the help of 18–24 year olds for 10 months of intensive community.

Peace Corps: The Great Adventure
P.D. PE 1.2: Ad9.
More volunteer success stories from Peace Corps volunteers.

Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook
P. D. PE 1.8: V88/2.
Handbook designed for Peace Corps volunteers: take this book with you.

Role and Value of Senior Companions in Their Communities
P.D. Y3.N21/29 2 R64.
The Senior Companion program matches low-income seniors with volunteer opportunities in their communities. The program works, and this book shows how.

Roles of the Volunteer in Development: Toolkits for Building Capacity
P.D. PE 1.10: T 0005.
This illustrated Peace Corps guide shows how volunteers can engage community participants in a variety of non-profit programs.

Thousand Points of Light
P.D. PR41.2: P75/2-8.
President George Bush launched his Thousand Points of Light volunteer initiative. His plan was to recognize one volunteer or foundation each day, which his administration did in this series of profiles.

What Can You do for Your Country?
P.D. Y3.N21/29:C 83.
Report of the Commission on National and Community Service highlighted ways Americans make a difference in their communities.