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6 Ways Volunteering Can Help You Find Work (Downtown - April 25)
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Looking for work can be tough! Volunteering is a way to help you gain skills and experience for the job-market. It also allows you to try out new things, network with people and have fun! This one and a half hour interactive session will focus on the who, what, when, where and how of volunteering and 6 ways volunteering can help you when looking for work. Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30- 7:30 PM.

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Where: The 519 Community Centre
519 Church Street
Room 106
Toronto, Ontario  M4Y 2C9
Contact: Venus Pak
4169616888 x 224

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This 1.5 hour interactive workshop will cover:

  • How do I find a volunteer position?
  • How can I gain transferable skills from a volunteer opportunity?
  • What are the benefits of volunteering when looking for work?
  • How do I highlight volunteering on my resume?

The session will be led by Iona Frost, Community Engagement Volunteer at Volunteer Toronto, who used volunteering as a way for her to find paid employment. This session will include stories from people who have volunteered while looking for work.


Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 6-7:30 PM.

Location: The 519 Community Center, Room 106

                 519 Church Street, Toronto, M4Y 2C9

                Near Wellesley TTC Station

Cost: Free

This workshop is taking place in a wheelchair accessible space with access to an all gender accessible washroom. We look forward to seeing you there!


Past participants have said:

  • "Iona is a great presenter. She was enthusiastic and funny and I like that she shared her own experience."
  • "The 6 Ways Volunteering Can Help Me Find Work session really gave me the information I need to be able to find a suitable  volunteer position."
  • "Thank you for all the information and resources. I now know what I need to do to be able to volunteer."
  • "I'm excited to find a volunteer role. Thank you for this presentation."
  • "If volunteering is as fun as this session, I'm in!"

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