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VOLUNTARY GROUPS

V. Ryan 2006 - 2010

 

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Voluntary groups are set up by ordinary people and they aim to help others in the local community. Your school has a Parent Teacher Association (called the PTA). This voluntary organisation aims to help the school by raising money for vital, extra equipment needed by teachers and pupils.

   
1. OXFAM is a voluntary group. What do they do?
 
 
 
 
   
CHARACTERISTICS OF VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS
A. Ordinary people volunteer to help the organisation.
B. The organisation usually aims to raise money or collect items that will help others
C. Sometimes they are linked to the church or religious organisations.
D. They raise money for helping people caught in disasters around the world
E. They raise money for people in the local community who need help.
   
2. Name one more voluntary organisation and explain what they do.
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
3. List three ways in which people can contribute to voluntary organisations
   
A.
B.
C.
   

4. Draw the rich picture shown below and explain what each of the voluntary organisations does to help others. Add pictures to represent each organisation.

   
   
 
   
JEFF PERSUADES OTHERS TO JOIN
VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS
   

The picture below shows Jeff. He aims to persuade others to join voluntary organisations. Write comments in each of the spaces aimed at persuading people to join a range of voluntary organisations.

   

In the space below write about a voluntary organisation you have studied. You may wish to research the internet for one of the organisations already mentioned and use the information you find.

   

ORGANISATION:_________________________________

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
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