Volunteering is not only a source of the ‘feel good factor’ because you are giving your time to a worthy cause, it is also:
– a great way to gain practical experience and learn practical skills (which can be extremely benefitial to your CV)
– involves a competitive application process which provides you with experience of completing an application form, seeking references and in some cases having an interiew
– helps you stand out from the crowd which can make you more desirable for prospective employers.
There are many opportunities in your local area to volunteer –