With the name of the organization or the tax identification number, anyone can see if an organization is current with its status. Participatory development is essential for sustainable development programme. Religious Organizations The increasing tempo in religious activities in all Nigerian societies today has given fillip to the need for the evangelization of social development by various religious organizations and sects. Some of the associations which were formed during this period were the Atmiya Society 1815 , Brahmo Samaj 1828 , Dharam Samaj 1830 , Prarthna Samaj 1864 , Theosophical Movement 1893 , Ram Krishan Mission 1897 , Servants of India Society 1905 , All India Seva Samiti 1914 , Widow Homes 1907 and Depressed Classes Mission 1926. ConclusionVoluntary organizations can play a crucial role in rural development by supplementingGovernment efforts as they are close to the mind and hearts of the rural people.
Results are mapped and analyzed using statistical methods to identify conditions leading to successful partnerships in promoting recreation opportunities for at-risk populations. Similarly thousands of voluntary associations exist to look after the interests of the groups they represent. They work on philanthropy, spiritual and altruistic principles. The urge to act in groups is fundamental in him. In addition, in some rural communities, religious groups are known to have engaged in multifarious social works in form of projects that have direct impact on the lives of the entire community. A great voluntary chairman has the ability to clearly express where the organization is going and why it is important for the success of its members. Today, they serve a critical role in the emergency management field from helping communities prepare for and mitigate the effects of disasters to providing immediate response and long-term recovery services.
There are other informal voluntary organizations such as local clubs that people are voluntarily participating in because of a common goal, cause or way of thinking. All India Ex-servicemen Welfare Association is concerned with the welfare of the ex-servicemen. Municipalities within each category are randomly selected to conduct in-depth interviews of both government officials and directors of randomly selected nonprofit organizations. Most refugee camps begin with chaotic and ad hoc layouts which are then planned incrementally by incorporating basic camp services, such as water, sanitation, health and education facilities Moore, 2017. It renders noble, selfless community service on voluntary and non-profit basis by resourceful, enlightened, public-spirited, active citizens and social workers. There are various measures and techniques are adopted newly for the making the community development programme more effectively so as to compete with globalization. Enhancement of their importance is the result of weakening of the role of state in upholding the welfare and well-being of its citizens and consequent development of the assertive role of civil society to ascertain social welfare and integration.
The above theoretical perspective bring out certain characteristics which are inherent in the voluntary organizations. It is seen as voluntary, non-profit, non-governmental and highly localized or neighbourhood institutions whose membership is placed on equal level and whose main goal is the improvement of the social and economic well being of every member Abegunde, 2004. Their inefficiency was as a result of irregular attendance at meetings. It was observedthat wherever the people, especially in rural areas, have been approached, they have respondedwith eagerness. But the hospitals sponsored by philanthropic and charitable institutions are well known for better care and concern comparison to government owned hospitals. It is an empowering process which seeks to change behavior through education, helps community to tap their own resources and skills and provides communities with the tools they may require to advance in the way they deemed fit Geldof, 1994.
Role of Voluntary Organizations in Community development in Nigeria Submitted by Ekweruo Chigozie Kenneth. Having people from the community also enables ease of identification of major initiatives to be carried out in the community to ensure improvement in the state of affairs. Organizational Bylaws and Duties Typically, an organization's bylaws are created at the inception of the organization. Conclusions: The nonprofit sector has become a key player in providing opportunities for active living and advocating for healthier environments. In many parts of the country town unions have been known to have built and equipped primary and secondary schools, constructed roads and bridges, built markets, cottage hospitals, civic centers among others. Date of Submission: 29th August 2011. Provision of these essential facilities is the focus for a number of humanitarian organizations globally Mackinnon, 2014; Basu et al, 2015.
The role of voluntary organization in community development specified objectives such as to bring the local communities that technical assistance available from outside the locality to enhance community welfare. The organization in 1998 built a primary school, bank, court hall, community hall, post office and opened up several roads for vehicular usage Olomola, 2001. They can work for progress development and consequently in course of time they can help the state in extending its activities over wider areas, thus raising the national minimum. Today, the workers are paid, whole time and formally trained workers. Along this line, Wahab 2000 observed that people in developing nations have until recently looked up to their governments to meet their basic socio-economic demands.
Similar is the example of 100% literacy rate in the state of Kerala is achieved by a voluntary organization. The Third Plan characterized the voluntary action as an aspect of public cooperation. They can act as sappers and miners of unfolding development revolution. Method of formation which is voluntary on the part of the people; 2. Of a truth, governments in African nations have evolved both top-down and bottom-up approaches to achieve sustainable development of their people.
Democracy was established and people had started understanding the meaning of freedom of speech, the charm of equality and the value of humanity and brotherhood. The board of directors must have a president or chairman as well as a treasurer and secretary to be compliant. Voluntarism, thus, becomes an approach as well as a technique. Role of Voluntary Organizations in Community development in Nigeria Submitted by Ekweruo Chigozie Kenneth. Although the voluntary sector is separate from the public sector, many organizations are often tightly integrated with governments on all levels to support it in the delivery of programs and services.
While board members may do a preliminary screening, most voluntary organizations hold formal elections. While voluntary organizations are important so are informal networking among friendsand neighbours, the workplace and the educational system. The chairman of smaller organizations tends to be the collection point of problems, brainstorms or other issues that the membership has and works toward solutions, compromise and innovation. As long as it is fulfilling its bylaw mission, there is little concern about violating the rules of the nonprofit exemption. Information for victims on services during disasters was woefully inadequate and communication among voluntary disaster agencies was very limited and coordination of services was negligible. V and Radio about occurrence of disasters.