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Involving the handicapped as volunteers

Involving the handicapped as volunteers

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Published by VOLUNTEER: The National Center for Citizen Involvement in Arlington, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voluntarism.,
  • Volunteers.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 91-92.

    ContributionsVolunteer: the National Center for Citizen Involvement.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14417488M


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