volunteer for

volunteer for something

1. to submit oneself for some task without being asked. Ivolunteered for the job. I didn't volunteer for this.
2. to work as an unpaid volunteer for a charity, etc. On Sundays she volunteers as a receptionist at the hospital.
See also: volunteer
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Virginia Baus, a first-time participant in Make a Difference Day and a loyal volunteer for the Hunger Defense Fund, was excited to see the size of the nonprofit network in the valley.
What's more, when you volunteer for VITA, you help a family in your area, and that family receives a refund that will be spent in the community--strengthening the local economy while making the family less in need of other community resources.
The order and specificity this structure brings to CPAs' volunteer financial education efforts will enable them to confidently volunteer for the campaign, knowing they'll be asked to contribute only in the areas they know best.
Tom Petryshen, former Olympic wrestler and Canada District 1 IABC member, says, "As a volunteer for the sport of wrestling, I got to experience many aspects of the Olympic Games.
The agencies responded that of course it wouldn't; who would volunteer for such drudgery as cleaning house for a bedridden person they didn't even know?
Although not a parent, Nicholas was cited as an outstanding volunteer for organizing a weekly math tutorial for students at Rio Norte Junior High, recruiting volunteers from her high school honors classes to help in the effort.
Watson, who has been a volunteer for just over a year, performs her assigned patrol duties in Littlerock but also assists in record keeping and other duties.
Owens, a retired GTE worker who is married and the mother of three grown children, has been a police volunteer for 18 months.
Most firefighters in Fillmore say they volunteer for the chance to serve their community.
Those wishing to volunteer for the fair can contact Heitman at (661) 948-6060, Ext.
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