In November 1965 and again in April 1974 the Census Bureau conducted a nationwide survey of volunteers. The first was funded by the Department of Labor,l and the second by ACTION, a Federal agency established in 1971 to coordinate federally-supported volunteerism, and to operate volunteer programs such as VISTA and the Peace Corps.
Eberly, Donald J., "Patterns of Volunteer Service by Young People: 1965 & 1974" (1976). Service Learning, General. 91.