Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Job
It can be hard to find the position of your dreams if you lack the experience or relevant skills. This can easily turn into a spiral as you can’t possess those skills or experience if you can’t start somewhere. Volunteering can help you with that as volunteering helps you improve yourself in various areas ranging from job-related skills to project management on top of improving your networking skills and giving you a chance to meet like-minded people that might help you with your job search. Forbes states that recent study also shows that volunteering affects your job search by increasing your chances about 27%.
Here are 5 reasons volunteering would help you land your desired position: Volunteering shows that you are:
- ambitious and willing to go the extra step,
- acquiring the desired skills or improving the existing ones,
- motivated by more than the money.
Register with us
At Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre we can help you to find a volunteering opportunity that matches your skills and interests. There is a huge range of volunteering opportunities available, including retail, office based volunteering, befriending, sports, and gardening. Whatever you choose to do, be assured that you will be making a difference to your local community, as well as improving your health and well-being.