The Section is designed to develop in participants a sense of community service and a feeling of responsibility to others since it is based on the belief that members of a community have a responsibility to each other and that voluntary help is needed. The emphasis is on giving regular commitment to the Service activity.
|Award||Minimum time||If Service chosen as longest section|
|Bronze||3 months||6 months|
|Silver||6 months||12 months*|
|Gold||12 months||18 months**|
|* (non Bronze holders only or ‘direct entrants’)|
|** (non Silver holders only)|
The specific benefits will surely depend on the type of service chosen. Some benefits include: