How Volunteering Can Help People Land Job Opportunities
edited: Wednesday, March 03, 2010
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Posted: Sunday, February 28, 2010
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Some volunteering opporunities will help people network and pad their work experience.
When you volunteer your time, you open yourself to a plethora of job opportunities. If you are currently unemployed, you might ask, "If I cannot find a paying job, why would I use my time to work for free? You'd have a very valid question, and this article will help you to see why working for "free" may pay you more for your time than you thought possible. There are many reasons people volunteer their time. Some people are retired and enjoy spending time sharing their expertise with the community in their spare time. Other people have a very strong passion for some issue, whether it is poverty, the environment, civil rights, or some other issue personal to them, so they spend time working toward improving the conditions affecting their cause. Working for some goal in that way is incredibly gratifying in itself; however, there are ways you can work toward a passion while gaining some powerful benefits outside of improving the lives of others