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Volunteering as a Jobseeker

EVT438636

Mon Feb 24, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
90 mins

Location

Bloor/Gladstone

Job hunting can be challenging in today's market. Volunteering is a great way to gain experience and build your network, as well as an opportunity to make new friends and have some fun. This interactive session focuses on the who, what, when, where and how of volunteering by exploring five ways volunteering can help with your job search.

Discover how to search for and apply to volunteer positions, and what to expect along the way!

This 1.5 hour interactive workshop will cover:

-The benefits of volunteering
-The types of volunteer roles available and the commitments they require
-How to use Volunteer Toronto's online search portal
-How to write a great cover letter and resume for a volunteer role
-Preparing to interview for a volunteer role
-Applying what you've learned during the volunteer application and screening process to the job search
-Developing transferable skills while volunteering
-How to network and gain references by volunteering
-How to highlight volunteering on your resume

This session is facilitated by Volunteer Toronto.

Registration required. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteering-as-a-jobseeker-bloor-gladstone-tickets-88838376977

Audiences

Adult

Categories

Career & Job Search Help