VOLUNTEER By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. a person who adds their services via personal selection and in lieu of compensation. VOLUNTEER: "After Barry volunteered with a governmental agency for six months, he gained enough occupational skills to be hired as an employee. " Related Psychology Terms CONSUMER OVERCOMPENSATION GROUP SELECTION SLEEP RECOVERY CONFIDANT MINIATURE LIFE SITUATIONS VOLITION CONSUMER COUNSELING TELEPATHY SPATIAL NEGLECT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VOLUNTEER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/volunteer/ (accessed December 12, 2019).