Volunteering is a great way to try out potential careers and gain career related experience.
BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING
When looking for a volunteer opportunity, it is important to choose a position that will allow you to gain relevant skills and experience. If you aren’t sure about what type of volunteer opportunity to pursue or how to find positions, talk to a Career Consultant. Listed below are websites that post volunteer opportunities.
In Canada it is common for students to volunteer - both to serve their community and to build skills and experience to increase their employability.
Consider career-related volunteerism to gain knowledge of your future industry and develop valuable skills. Volunteerism can also be a first step to building Canadian experience.