community service


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Synonyms for community service

a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions

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an unpaid service for the benefit of the public that is performed by lawbreakers as part (or all) of their sentence

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The institutions were recognized for their achievements in general community service, interfaith community service, economic opportunity, or education.
The horse farm is among several locations that UF Law students perform community service.
Mr Cheung visited Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School to see its beautification projects, with wall paintings and mosaic pictures done by those serving community service orders.
A draft law allowing people who commit certain minor offences to repent in public by doing community service instead of spending time in jail or paying fines will take effect immediately," said Al Khaili.
Of the 90,000 calls for service received a year at the Lancaster sheriff's station from city residents, more than 10,000 of those could be handled by community service officers, saving the equivalent workload of five full-time deputies, according to city and sheriff's officials.
Community service learning provides a venue to prepare students for progressive leadership in the community.
She has earned 60 national and council awards and completed 569 hours of community service.
Community service at Divine Word University consists of activities, which are carried out by members of the DWU Community.
One study showed that volunteers gain higher self-esteem, new friendships, and important social skills through community service.
When people ask me what my hobby is, my answer is always community service because that's all I do," he said.
David Saddler, executive director of Aged Care New South Wales, an association of "church and charity" providers, and a former official with the government's Home and Community Care (HACC) program, said, "When the government began paying for community services, something unexpected happened.
The report by prison campaigners the Howard League said a disproportionately low number of women were sent on community service placements, while the number jailed has doubled in the past six years.
The officers develop deadlines for each of the juvenile's sanctions and provide the youth with a community service contract.
While Lewis's students receive grades in her class for their political activities, scores of school districts have set up programs that require all students to perform community service before they graduate.
Controversy simmers as some states try to make community service a high school graduation requirement.
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