Volunteering your time has a variety of benefits: you get to help others who are in need, you get to meet new people, and you may even open the door to new career opportunities. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet like-minded people and can also put the experience on your LinkedIn profile to attract employers and recruiters.
Did you know that 20% of managers acknowledge that they’ve hired candidates because of volunteering experience?
ALL OF THESE BENEFITS CAN DIRECTLY WORK IN YOUR FAVOR TO BOOST YOUR CAREER AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES; THUS BOOSTING YOUR INCOME POTENTIAL!
How Do You Find Volunteer Opportunities?
1) Search Engines
If you know the exact organization in your area that you’d like to volunteer for, you can usually find volunteering opportunities and information on the non-profit’s website. Just use a search engine like Google and search for the “city name” and keywords such as “volunteer” or the “organization’s name” if you know it.
Most non-profits are largely dependent on volunteers, so they typically make it easy to find volunteering information on their websites. Look for words like “Get Involved,” “Volunteer,” or even “Donate,” … READ MORE