Skip to content

HOW VOLUNTEERING WORK CAN HELP YOU GET YOUR DREAM CAREER

Man in an office environment waving his hands in the air looking happy

Volunteering is a great gateway into a new career you are passionate about. It allows you to build up vital experience on your CV, as well as doing something positive for your community.

There are so many volunteering opportunities which can give you practical, hands-on experience in many different sectors such as social care, health care, arts and culture, schools, and conservation. You can find a wide range of volunteering opportunities on Prospects website.

Interested in health care? Many NHS organisations and charities need help from volunteers who make a huge contribution to the health and wellbeing of the nation, visit the NHS website for more details.

Related content


The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job with a local employer, funded by the Government. It provides a...
Young woman looking happy with earphones in
Before starting your job search, be clear on what kind of role will suit your level of education, interests, skills,...
Young man outside picking up litter
Volunteering is a rewarding way of helping others, working on worthwhile projects and meeting new people. Plus it’s also a...

Starting out in your career?