Continuing Education Department at the University of Kufa convened a symposium about voluntary work on 20 May 2015 in the Department’s Hall. This symposium organized in response to the instructions of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The Director of Continuing Education Department Mr. Hadi Hanoon said: “the symposium aims to introduce the idea of voluntary and charitable works to the community and how to arrange these works. Moreover, educating people to the idea of voluntary works is very crucial especially in the exceptional circumstances that Iraq has nowadays”. Dr. Hassan Al-Alak, Vice President for Scientific Affairs, a number of teaching staff and employees from the faculties of the University attended the symposium. It concluded with a number of suggestions and recommendations that help to develop the community and widening collaboration among individuals.