- n. Plural form of volunteer.
“As discipline improved and the men began to feel that they were no longer simply volunteers, but _enlisted volunteers_, the romantic devotion which they had felt was succeeded by a feeling of constraint and necessity, and while the army was in reality very much improved and strengthened by the change, the soldiers imagined the contrary to be the case.”
“And as I sit outside and listen to the siren wail and wonder what it calls the volunteers to face, tradition has me cross myself and then, whoops, I remember: I've already bothered Him or It or Whatever this day, this week, this month, this year.”
“The villains know that there are hundreds of men, friends of the prisoners with whom they have crowded the jails, who would tear them down stone by stone, if they had the power; but in addition to the prison warders -- not the men that used to be there, but men taken from the lowest class in the town -- the prisons are watched by what they call the volunteers, fifteen hundred men belonging to the scum of the city -- the men from the slaughterhouses, the skinners ', and the tan yards Some of these are ever on guard round the prisons, night and day.”
“Data show that the number of volunteers is steadily growing among all age groups.”
“We are seeing a rebirth of the kind of idealism that we saw during the Kennedy era" of the 1960s, when the Peace Corps was founded, she says, noting that the average age of Peace Corps volunteers is 27.”
“Free-fall blogging for volunteers is good fun, with no worrying about if peers approve/are impressed etc, that it was pointed out museum professionals have to continually think about.”
“The maintenance manager for Fusion UVC Systems said he started volunteering originally because his job received a request for volunteers from the Montgomery County government.”
“It is written for staff and volunteers from the third sector and is especially useful for people who provide support to other organisations.”
“The average age of Peace Corps volunteers is 28, but 7 percent are over age 50 (the oldest is 86).”
“Lately, I have had an increase in volunteers because of the reasons that you mention.”
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