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5 Benefits of Volunteering During a Job Search

Volunteering helps your community, and has professional benefits too

Volunteering during and even after your job search has many professional and personal benefits.

Even better, no matter what kind of job seeker you are or the positions you’re looking for, volunteering can help enhance your resume.

You probably know about the selfless reasons to volunteer. The organization you volunteer for gets someone dedicated to their cause and willing to give away one of the most precious resources — time — for free.

But, here are some ways volunteering has professional benefits for you, too.

  1. It helps you gain job-relevant experience
  2. It keeps you current
  3. It can broaden your networks
  4. It boosts your resume
  5. It offers personal benefits that spill over to work Read more via MoneyTalksNews

Pemo Theodore

Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher and a great people connector. She was Founder Silicon Valley TV which has served the San Francisco Bay Area for 10 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 10 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 6 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto and audio podcasts. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo's events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of videos of panels & interviews and podcasts in Silicon Valley startup ecosystem. She has lived & worked in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, London, Northern Ireland & Silicon Valley. Bio

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