Volunteers of America美國志願人員

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Branching off from the original Salvation Army based in England, the Volunteers of America became the first religious - social - welfare organization devoted to aiding the needy in the United States. Founded in 1896 in New York City's Bowery section by Ballington Booth (a son of the Salvation Army's founder, William Booth) and his wife, Maud, it now serves nearly 1 million people each year through its more than 400 programs in about 200 US communities.分支從原來的救世軍總部設在英國,美國志願人員成為第一個宗教-社會-福利組織,致力於幫助貧困的美國。始建於1 8 96年在紐約市的波威逐B a llington展位(一兒子救世軍創始人威廉展位)和他的妻子,毛德,但現在近1萬人,每年通過400多個項目,約200名美國社區。

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The Volunteers of America offers both spiritual and material help through individual counseling, group religious activities, and its social - service organizations.在美國志願人員提供了精神上和物質上幫助通過個別輔導,集體宗教活動,其社會-服務組織。 Assistance is provided to the homeless and the hungry, to prisoners in prerelease centers and halfway houses, to alcohol and drug abusers in residential homes and out - patient clinics, and to the mentally and physically handicapped in group homes.援助是提供給無家可歸者和飢餓,囚犯在預中心及中途之家,酗酒和濫用藥物住宅外-科門診診所,並在精神和身體殘疾組的家園。 For the young and elderly, the organization operates day - care centers and nursing and retirement homes, and provides job - search assistance and home - feeding programs.對於年輕人和老年人,每天組織運作-護理中心及護理和養老院,並提供就業-搜索援助和家園-餵養計劃。 The Volunteers of America is governed by a national board of directors elected by its commissioned ministers.在美國志願人員是由一個國家董事會選舉其委託部長。

Henry Warner Bowden亨利華納鮑登

Bibliography 目錄
JP McMahon, The Volunteers of America (1971); SE Welty, Look Up and Hope!太平紳士麥克馬洪,志願者合眾國( 1971年) ;東南拉韋爾蒂,查找和希望! (1961). ( 1961年) 。

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