Volunteering Benefits: Skills Earned as a Volunteer


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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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