• What is Community Service?

    Community service is work done by a person or group of people that benefits others. It is often done near the area where you live, so your own community reaps the benefits of your work.


    Examples of Community Service:

    • Helping with food and clothing drives             
    • Church projects
    • Working at soup kitchens
    • Disabled citizen assistance
    • Providing community-wide daycare
    • Animal care/shelter work
    • Camp or park volunteer
    • Aid to the elderly
    • Service done with school clubs/groups
    • Cooking/Serving at Ronald McDonald House
    • Working at elementary school carnivals/events
    • Hospital volunteer
    • Library work
    • Meals on Wheels
    • Tutoring
    • Big Brother/Big Sister
    • Helping teachers in their classrooms
    • Reading Buddies Program at elementary schools


    Examples of Ineligible Community Service:

    • Singing in the choir
    • Alter boy/girl
    • Babysitting
    • Chorus
    • Confirmation classes
    • Working on a political campaign
    • Sports
    • Band