voluntary adjective definition in Describing jobs topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

voluntary

 adjective: Describing jobs topic
[usually before noun] (of work) done by people who choose to do it without being paid I do some voluntary work at the local hospital. She works there on a voluntary basis. voluntary services/bodies/agencies/organizations (= organized, controlled or supported by people who choose to do this and are usually not paid) the voluntary sector (= organizations which are set up to help people and which do not make a profit, for example charities)

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