Boost your CV and skills with volunteering

If you're looking to boost your CV, volunteering could be the answer with many charities, non-for-profit organisations and your local community needing help more than ever.

It’s a great way to build up practical and general life skills that will show potential employers you mean business! From team-working, problem solving and people skills to gaining hands-on practical experience, it can build your confidence and feel good to help others too. A win-win situation!

There are many reasons you might want to volunteer within an industry or gain insight into particular job roles including:

  • gaining direct experience

  • working as part of a team

  • meeting new people

  • building confidence.

Sound like something you'd like? Email us on skillslaunchpad@plymouth.gov.uk to chat to us about opportunities near you.