VOLUNTEER By N., Sam M.S. - 1 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 Evaluation of a Qualitative Study OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY COMPENSATION NEUROSIS (Accident Neurosis) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHIATRY (Industrial Psychiatry) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population VOLUNTEER WORKERS COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VOLUNTEER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/volunteer/ (accessed August 8, 2022).