Community Service

Last Updated: 12/7/2022 8:53 PM

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.       

~ Albert Schweitzer


Students earn a minimum of 50 hours of community service as part of the Woods graduation requirements. Community service is:

     an action by the student that benefits the community,
     outside of school hours,
     supervised by an adult,
     voluntary (i.e., unpaid, not court-mandated),
     in support of a nonprofit, 501 C 3 organization.

Complete the Community Service Form for volunteer activties and turn it in to the high school director.

Students who enter Woods after freshman year must earn an average of 12.5 hours per year in attendance.


Organizations that Woods students have voluteered with include Woods events and athletics, churches and synagogues, community agencies, and local programs like these:

Animal Services of Orange County
Charles House Association
Chatham Soccer League
Clapping Hands Farm

Festival for the Eno
Friends of Chatham County Library
From Houses to Homes
Habitat for Humanity
Haw River Foundation
Make-a-Wish Foundation
Red Cross
Ronald McDonald House
Shakori Hills
Teen Court