Below are some examples of what you can and can’t do for community service.
Qualifying Projects Ideas
This list is not all-inclusive. Our community extends to our world so the possibilities are endless. Please make certain your project will count by checking with the community service coordinator.
- Lee’s Summit Social Service
- Lee’s Summit Animal Shelter
- Salvation Army Thrift Store
- Hillcrest Ministries Thrift
- PTA and booster club efforts
- Special Olympics
- City and county parks and recreation activities such as clean-up efforts and/or children’s camps
Non-Qualifying Projects Ideas
The following activities are examples which DO NOT meet the school district guidelines to qualify for service hours. This also is not a complete list; it is always beneficial to check before completing an activity.
- Playing the church organ or piano, singing in the choir, teaching Sunday School.
- Performing maintenance on the church, synagogue, or mosque building or grounds.
- Duties normally performed by school staff, such as bulletin boards, grading, filing, room clean-up, preparation, maintenance or landscaping.
- Any service done as a requirement for court, or participation in any class club or performance studio.
- Any work completed for a for-profit business, even if no pay is received.
- Baby-sitting in the home.
- Keeping statistics or filming athletic events for the sole use of the coach.