Below are some examples of what you can and can’t do for community service.

Community Service Directory

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
  • Harvesters
  • 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.