Volunteering is when you share your skills and time to help others in the community with no financial gain. Volunteering can provide you with many personal and professional benefits, allowing you to:
- use your skills for a meaningful purpose
- learn a new skill
- gain experience
- broaden your networks, meet new people and make friends
- improve your resume
- enhance your employability skills
- raise your appeal to potential employers.
There are a number of resources that can provide you with useful information about the benefits of and how to get involved in volunteering. Visit Access to view current volunteering opportunities.
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Volunteer work will also contribute towards qualifying for the Phoenix Award.