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The role of volunteers in a welfare rights information project

The Volunteer Centre, Berkhamstead.

The role of volunteers in a welfare rights information project

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Published by The Volunteer Centre in Berkhamstead, Herts .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThe Volunteer Centre.
SeriesA Case in Point -- 14
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20781964M

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