Volunteers’ Manifesto. 7 Demands for the Promotion of Volunteer Commitment in Austria.
7 Demands for the Promotion of Volunteer Commitment in Austria
We, the non-profit organizations represented in the “Austrian National Committee for the International Year of Volunteers 2001”, have come together to author a common Volunteers’ Manifesto with the object of improving the framework conditions for volunteer commitment and protecting the interests of volunteers. We hereby call on the representatives of the National Council, the Federal Council and provincial parliaments, as well as on the social partners and the media to support this Volunteers’ Manifesto in their respective areas and to promote its implementation to the best of their ability.
We have identified common concerns for the promotion of volunteer commitment in Austria on the basis of the results of the eight task forces set up by the “Austrian National Committee”: