Definition of 'voluntary work'
Example sentences containing 'voluntary work'
The Sun (2012)
Doing voluntary work can also boost your social life.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2015) 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)
Some companies also encourage their staff to do voluntary work or give time or services instead of cash to charity.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Staff can carry out voluntary work during council time if they match it with the same amount of their own time.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2012)
Five people were given company time for voluntary work last year, and the firm matches amounts raised in charitable auctions.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Church roofs are restored, hospices open, the fabric of rural life is stitched together through endless voluntary work.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Voluntary work is also a good idea because it brings you into contact with different people, and helping others is good for the self-confidence.Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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