The question is – should we pick what kind of community service we want to perform? Should community service be part of a human intention, ambition, calculated drive serving a bigger agenda and higher purpose? Among various forms of community service projects, are they the same? Between community service and work experience, which is more important and how do you decide to take on which?
What is community service? Community services performed by youth is also referred to as youth service. Youth service is intended to strengthen young peoples' senses of civic engagement and community, and to help them achieve their educational, developmental and social goals.
Youth service hours and/or projects is often required for advancement, e.g. for a Scout to advance to the next rank or for a high school student to graduate.
Service learning is the deliberate connection of community service to stated learning goals. A common misconception among educators, youth workers, and young people is the notion that service learning can be assigned. Several experts[who?] attest to the necessity of engaging youth in deliberating, planning, implementing, and reflecting on their community service, thereby sustaining high-quality service learning. This is intended to make community service an effective learning tool.
Cleaning a park.
Collecting items for charity such as clothes, food, or furniture.
Getting involved with Habitat for Humanity
Cleaning roadside verges.
Helping the elderly in nursing homes.
Helping the local fire or police service.
Helping out at a local library.
Tutoring children with learning disabilities.
Cleaning nursing home gardens