These volunteer are ideal who aren’t sure what they want to do for a career yet. You can take on roles in the marketing arena, media, and the legal sector, and much more. A bonus of your volunteer is that not only do you get to choose what area within the organization you want to work in, you get to pick which cause you want to support. A cause that you are truly passionate about and interested in promoting.
Not only will your self-esteem improve, but you’ll be giving back to the community in a meaningful way. And non-profit volunteer are widespread since organizations are always looking for help with spreading their message.
If you love animals, you can volunteer for places like Animal Societies. If it’s the environment, then you can look into environment protection society, and similar organizations. As a non-profit volunteer, you’ll get to see immediate results of your work, which is always rewarding, and you’ll get to meet others with shared interests, who care about the same issues that you do. There’s simply no better feeling than supporting a good cause and helping your future career at the same time.
The first thing those looking for a job in the third sector should be able to demonstrate is a genuine passion for a charity’s work, along with volunteering experience. If you can then back that up with a relevant skills then you’re doing well! Working in the third sector is a popular choice for looking for a fulfilling, meaningful path.
Charities require a large range of skill sets to function, from accounting over social responsibility to marketing. There is likely to be at least one charity dedicated to a cause you believe in. Definitely that makes this sector a great fit for many mind-setter. It also means it is a highly oversubscribed field with lots of competition for jobs.