Unformatted text preview: simply doing a good deed. I know that if I was required to volunteer I would, in a way, resent doing it because I HAD to. Rather than going to do it out of the goodness of my heart it is now something that I have to do in order to move on with my life. Instead of having a free day where I choose to do something to help others, I would have to schedule a day and time when I’m not busy to go and volunteer. Although volunteer work should be considered a civic duty, it should still ultimately be a person’s choice to decide if they would like to participate. I feel like instead of thinking about requiring volunteer work we should simply add an incentive for doing it. That way it is still the individual persons choice and they feel as though they are being rewarded for their work (more than just emotionally)....
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- Winter '08
- Peace Corps, United States presidential election, 2008