According to Norman Johnson, the voluntary organizations have these features: 1. A Voluntary Organization or Volunteers Organization is any organization that uses the human resources of volunteers for achieving its main purpose. In the changingscenario of the liberalization they can experiment new approaches to rural development and selfemployment training. Thus, while promising public-private partnerships have emerged in developing an active built environment, the operation and maintenance of these facilities remains problematic, with signs of increased privatization. Community based organizations are set up by collective efforts of indigenous people of homo or heterogeneous attributes but living or working within the same environment. He is also responsible for the financial health of the organization, with the assistance of the organization's treasurer.
Enhancement of their importance is the result of weakening of the role of state in upholding the welfare and well-being of its citizens and consequent development of the assertive role of civil society to ascertain social welfare and integration. Social workers main stream work is to provide help to people in the community. This Seminar paper therefore examines the roles of Voluntary organizations in Community development in Nigeria, their challenges and the need for government to partner with them in order to achieve the targeted objective in our rural communities. Thus, there are hundreds of problems which have emerged and sensitized the citizens to organize themselves to work for their solution either by their own personal contribution or by pressurizing the government to solve the problem. The concept of community based organizations cbos Community based organizations otherwise known as local organizations have been given different names in different places. Some assumptions of voluntary organizations to the development activities e.
Kvcdp has a special placement for medical students ,Nurses, doctors, and students in general in our various hospitals, clinics and health centers to help Improve quality healthcare especially children, mothers and youth. Retention of girls in schools is much less as compared to boys. They are organised by a group of people who feel that they have a moralduty to serve the community. In India, Particularly in West Bengal the village level Disaster Management Committee is headed by ward members of gram panchayat. Fulladu Publishing Company United Nations 1963. It has considerable autonomy and flexible planning and management of its programmes and services.
This study was conducted in Aila affected areas of North and South 24 pargana district of West Bengal. These Organizations can be useful in enlisting the support of various groups like traders, farmers, Landlords, Youths, Women etc. Table 1 shows that the Federal Government expended a total sum of 46. In fact, a chairman who abuses his duties or fails to drive the organization forward may be subject to release from the board. Low-income and minority communities suffer most from these inequities. The kind of community development project which are been initiated and executed by voluntary organizations revolves round physical projects such as road construction, bridges, culverts, schools, hospital, some of these may not be necessarily represent the pressing or felt needs of the rural people.
Our project manager, Allison Atkins, met with our research team at the beginning of the semester. Earlier the services provided by its members were honorary and free of cost to the beneficiaries. This leader's duties are may be generally or specifically outlined in the organization's bylaws or articles of incorporation. Some are nonprofit structures, while others are charities with a mission to serve. Anambra State of Nigeria 2007.
It is that action or activity which is not directed or controlled by the state. Here, the role of a voluntary organization becomes more important in the field of social welfare. He also can recruit others with his passion for the vision, bring in talented volunteers who either have tremendous experience to use in the group or build up a younger talented person to rise to new levels of greatness. Nonprofits involved in park or facilities development are more likely to engage in partnership with state and local governments and receive significant funding from the latter. The followers of Gandhi and others who could not or did not wish to join the government, established a number of voluntary organisations and continued to work in the constructive work programmes, supported by funds from the government. Anambra State of Nigeria 2007.
In voluntary organizations, typically, it is up to the organization founder to create the duties of the board members including chairman duties, or it is left up to the membership. This view puts organization at the center stage of social development. Insteadmembers pay a fee to access services or benefits or maintain a symbolic attachment to theorganization because of its support of a particular social cause. The concept of community based organizations cbos Community based organizations otherwise known as local organizations have been given different names in different places. It must not work for profit but on noprofit and no loss basis.
The overall goal of this Independent Study course is to increase awareness of the roles and responsibilities of voluntary agencies in emergency management. Community based organizations are set up by collective efforts of indigenous people of homo or heterogeneous attributes but living or working within the same environment. Total expenditure and government contributions to the sector have both increased over the past two decades. The organization does seek financial assistance from the government but it operates, at least theoretically, on its own principles and programmes Punalekar, 2004. Role of Voluntary Organizations in Community development in Nigeria Submitted by Ekweruo Chigozie Kenneth.