What Counts as Service?

What Counts as Service?

Service is work that is done voluntary (unpaid) for the benefit of others through a non-profit or public sector organization. There are four types of service: 

      • Direct – such as working one-on-one as a tutor
      • Indirect – such as fundraising for a cause or organizing a food pantry
      • Awareness—such as educating preschool students about recycling
      • Advocacy—such as writing letters to local government official on behalf of an issue

All types of service counts!

ETHS (as a publicly funded organizations) does not give service credit for volunteer work that is religious in nature (religion classes, religious services, etc) or supportive of a particular political candidate or party. We recognize that these are worthwhile experiences, but they don’t count as service at ETHS.