Volunteering Benefits: Skills Earned as a Volunteer


Volunteering not only aids in gaining new skills and experiences, it also grows a resume.

Many volunteer opportunities are being offered by nonprofits and charities. Volunteer work is also being provided by government agencies and even at one's own workplace. Fundraising and technical or office skills are also often developed when volunteering, according to the Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating done by Statistics Canada in 2010.

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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.




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Oxfordshire Billed As Britain’s First Social Enterprise County


Oxfordshire Billed As Britain’s First Social Enterprise County

Social Enterprise UK  named Oxfordshire  county as Britain’s first-ever 'Social Enterprise Place’. According to Social Enterprise UK, the county was crowned the title because it is “committed to supporting businesses that hold a social or environmental mission and reinvest their profits for good.”




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