How volunteering can change your life
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In recognition of International Volunteer Day, we thought we'd remind you of the benefits of volunteering, and why you should sign up to volunteer as soon as possible! Volunteering is a great way to start getting involved in the community, especially when you are not old enough to work. Volunteering can improve your CV, as well as help you make friends and expand your social group. Additionally, you can learn and improve skills that will help you at work, making you an indispensable employee. Aren't convinced? Below are five key reasons why you should start volunteering: 1.) Getting to explore different careers It can be hard to choose a career path you want to take, especially when you have only heard about doing these jobs, but never experienced what it is actually like. Although it might not completely nail down what you want to do, being able to work with people in these positions can give you a more narrow focus on career paths you might want to look into. While volunteering can show you sides of any business, and thus help you think about many different career paths, there are a few volunteering positions which are especially relevant to certain jobs. These include volunteering at a library or hospital, where you will be able to see exactly how a future as a librarian, nurse or doctor would go. 2.) Keeps you busy
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