• 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


    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



    Confirmation classes

    Working on a political campaign