volunteer as (something)

volunteer as (something)

1. To choose or offer to assume or fulfill some role or position without being asked, directed, or required to do so. I don't know why everyone thinks I volunteered as class secretary, because I definitely didn't! She volunteered as the spokesperson of the group.
2. To perform some role or duty without pay, as for charity. I volunteer as a firefighter on the weekends. Why don't you volunteer as a reader down at the retirement home? They would really appreciate your help.
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volunteer as something

to submit oneself as a person ready or willing to do something. Would you be willing to volunteer as a marcher? I will volunteer as a helper in the hospital.
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