Course provided by OpenLearn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


This free course, Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market, explores how engaging in voluntary work can enhance your employment opportunities

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

By the end of this free course, you should be able to:

  • identify your objectives;
  • assess what you have to offer;
  • balance these against a practical framework of your personal circumstances;
  • explore a range of reference sources to select what is most relevant;
  • prepare an action plan, including evaluation of achievements;
  • produce ongoing strategies to develop your voluntary work;
  • understand employers’ requirements and match the skills you acquire;
  • articulate and present the evidence of these skills effectively in job seeking.