Do you think there is a difference between "community service" and "volunteering"? If so what is the difference?

7 Answers

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Community Service is often a Directed action, by courts or some such. Whereas, Volunteering is something done at the decision of the worker.

  • 7 months ago

    community service could be a punishment by a court to volunteer you do it of your own volition

  • 9 months ago

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  • 11 months ago

    "Community service" is often involuntary servitude.

    "Volunteering" is, well, voluntary.

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  • KLB
    Lv 6
    11 months ago

    many volunteer opportunities are not "community service"

  • Brian
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    In the broad since of the words, yes they mean the same thing. However, the phrase community service can also mean unpaid work, intended to be of social use, that an offender is required to do instead of going to prison.

  • 11 months ago

    There is a difference. You don't have common sense

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