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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Partnerships in Social Enterprises Can Increase Social Impact


Partnerships in Social Enterprises Can Increase Social Impact

Chief executive of HCT, Dai Powell, shares the experiences and practical lessons he learned along the way when teaming up with Ealing Community Transport to deliver site transport during the Olympic Park construction.


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