The estimated dollar value of volunteer time in the US is $18.77 per hour for 2006. For California it was $20.36 in 2005.
The estimate helps acknowledge the millions of individuals who dedicate their time, talents, and energy to making a difference. Charitable organizations can use this estimate to quantify the enormous value volunteers provide.
Learn more about these figures, including how they are calculated and how nonprofit organizations often use them, at the Independent Sector website.
The dollar value of volunteer time for 2006 is estimated at $18.77.
More information about this value and how to use it can be found at Independent Sector's Research on Volunteer Value page here.
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