Volunteering is a Pathway to Employment

 Volunteer Info Graphic 

Benefits for students who engage in a Volunteering or Service experience: 

· Provides an opportunity to apply course concepts outside the classroom & in the community

· Enriches resumes and transfer applications

· Develops job contacts and references for future employment

· Provides exploration of a career goal and/or academic major

· Creates realistic ideas about a particular job or population

· Helps develop occupational skills gained from practical experience

· Improves communication skills, time management and self-motivation

· Promotes social and personal growth while offering satisfaction in doing something worthwhile

· Fosters enhanced leadership skills

· Expands problem-solving and critical thinking abilities

· Exposes students to a diverse community population whose life experiences may differ from their own

· Increases likelihood of continuing involvement in school and community affairs