Volunteering is a great way to gain skills, find out more about a particular area of work or just give something back to the community.
Volunteering can help you develop in lots of ways:
- it can help with your personal development
- give you the skills to get into an area of work you would like to pursue
- increase confidence and meet new people
- explore an occupation you are interested in
- develop a connection to provide a reference
- enhance your CV