Employment

Volunteering

Voluntary work placements give you valuable experience. They look great on your CV. It does not matter what skills you have, you can make a difference to others and the community.

Many volunteers find that volunteering work boosts their confidence, teaches them new skills and improves their education and employment prospects.

Some examples of voluntary work are:

  • charity shop work
  • dog walking
  • football referee
  • youth worker assistant

Useful links

Poole Volunteer Centre 
Do-it - Find your perfect volunteering opportunity.
Vinspired - The UK's leading youth volunteering charity.
Volunteering Matters - A UK volunteering charity engaging more than 30,000 volunteers each year.

Page last updated: 12 November 2018
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