Reinventing the volunteer

2008-03-25 00:00

RECENTLY I was invited by the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) to give its staff and volunteer personnel a motivational talk. When the woman on the telephone told me that Cansa was a non-profit organisation I knew that I wouldn’t ask for a fee.

Later, I reflected on the issue of volunteering, not only its importance to social development but also on its role in developing the human spirit of giving. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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