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Eg. You're in an association so you are helping persons willingly and you are looking for no reward.

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    What kind of an association? Business? Personal? Geographic? – Eric Hauenstein Dec 30 '14 at 16:41
  • Do you mean helping someone else within the same organization, like one employee helping another employee move some boxes even though "box-moving" isn't part of the employee's job description (but the employee still gets paid a salary)? Or do you mean working in an all-volunteer organization, like a volunteer fire department, helping people outside the organization for no pay? – Ben Kovitz Dec 31 '14 at 12:28
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"Volunteer" sounds like what you're describing.

  • That's the noun, there's also "volunteering" (verb) and "voluntarily" (adverb). – user568458 Dec 30 '14 at 22:51
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    @user568458 volunteer is the verb. – hobbs Dec 31 '14 at 0:12
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Your work in the association can be considered "volunteer" work as Ryan already suggested, and it can be also considered "altruistic":

from the Free Dictionary:

  1. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.

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