Volunteering is fun and an ideal way to gain work experience in an industry that you’re interested in, learn new skillsor meet new people in the area.
Volunteeringcan be highly rewarding and there are lots ofdifferent roles on offer.
Some benefits of volunteeringinclude:
- developing your skills
- meeting new people
- improving your confidence
- giving something back to your community
- enhancing your CV
- anew challenge
Redbridge has a Volunteer Centre based at RedbridgeCVS, which can support you in finding a voluntary role that suits you.
Find out more on RedbridgeCVS website and follow the link to 'Volunteering'.
The Do-it website has volunteeringopportunities locally and aroundLondon.
You can give unpaid help to alocal charity shop.Visit the organisations website you are interested in or visit your the local branch to findout more.