Course overview

This course will help you to develop the skills you need to become a volunteer. Volunteering contributes to society and can also help you stand out to new employers. Showing volunteer work on your CV shows employers that you can work in a team and have compassion. Volunteer skills can also be helpful in your career development. Volunteer skills are the abilities you have to help other people effectively to support a specific cause. The best volunteers have a strong work ethic and work well with others. Volunteers typically work for free, so they need to self-motivate and remain focused on their volunteering projects or tasks. You can use many of these skills for volunteering in your workplace.

Course description

This friendly and comprehensive course will support you to develop the skills you need to become a volunteer. Volunteering contributes to a happy and healthy society and can also help you stand out to new employers. Showing volunteer work on your CV shows employers that you can work in a team and have compassion. Volunteer skills can also be helpful in your career development. Volunteer skills are the abilities you have to help other people effectively to support a specific cause. The best volunteers have a strong work ethic and work well with others. Volunteers typically work for free, so they need to self-motivate and remain focused on their volunteering projects or tasks. During this course, you will develop your problem-solving skills and learn how to manage you time effectively and self-motivate. You will also learn how to work well alongside others and work as part of a team. You will also learn how to identify key aspect of a volunteering role and be able to support and motivate others. You can use many of these transferable skills for volunteering in your workplace.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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