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VLCOMMITTEE
Volunteer activities: served on a committee or board

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Description

VLCOMMITTEE indicates whether participating as a member of a board or committee was part of the respondent's volunteer opportunities with the main organization, which is determined by the greatest number of hours volunteered in the past year. Researchers could use VLWTORG1 through VLWTORG7 (weeks in the last year volunteered with at a given organization) and VLHTORG1 through VLHTORG7 (hours per week spent volunteering at a given organization) to calculate an annual total and identify the main organization. The annual hours spent volunteering by the main organization is also reported in VLHMAINORG.

This variable is part of the Volunteer Supplement.

Comparability

In 2002, the question was stated as "serve as an unpaid member of a board, committee, or neighborhood association", while from 2003 onward, the question was "provide professional or management assistance including serving on a board or committee".

Universe

  • Persons age 15+ who had volunteered in the past year.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2002 – 2015 - - - - - - - - X - - -

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