Community service is used everyday around the world to help the environment . Numerous schools and clubs now require students to engage in community activities to gain valuable lessons and traits. Also, many colleges look for students involved in community service because it shows selflessness and involvement. Community service teaches one trustworthiness, reliability, and responsibility. Even so, many people debate on the issue of community service and whether it should be a requirement in the school curriculum. When being brought to this topic, I think about how it will affect different people and how the importance of community service should be brought to school curriculums.
Schools and clubs such as National Honor Society and Key Club require one to participate in community service in order to be a honorary member of the club. These clubs are very important and effective for students that show outstanding students that exceeds higher levels of studious behavior. They provide many opportunities for students to acquire community service hours. Participating in these organizations is non-compulsory and completely voluntary. Community service gives the feeling of accomplishment, which is an influential trait to encounter. I was definitely excited when I heard that I was going to participate in community service hours in middle school because it was going to be a new experience for me to be associated with. I always saw older students helping out in elementary school and I was always envious of them.
Lately, there have been much discussion on whether to have community service in the school curriculum. Personally, I believe that students should not be required to complete community service hours. Some students may not have time to help in the community...