The Society: Philanthropy: (Volunteering Philanthropy )

This section is devoted to resources for volunteers and volunteer management - the knowledge, skill, and resources that make up the profession of volunteer program management. These links provide access to the most useful general web sites for effective volunteerism and volunteer development and management. Volunteering Philanthropy Society.

Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial gain "to benefit another person, group or organization". (wikipedia)