Volunteering in France and
This new study on volunteering is based on studies made during the last 10 years in France and abroad ; a first study had been published in 1997 at the Documentation française (see last study at the Documentation française).
This study tends to answer several questions : who are the volunteers ? why do they involve ? What does voluntary work mean ? what is its economic impact ? what do the public authorities do concerning volunteering ?
Definitions and theoretical basis
Framework for volunteering
State of art concerning volunteering
Which status for the volunteer ?
Kinds of volunteering
3. Role of public authorities
Place and official recognition for volunteering in society