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Do employers look at the volunteer work people do?

Its hard for teenagers to get a job but its easier finding volunteer work #volunteering...

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Gabriel Fig’s Avatar Sandy Thomas’s Avatar Fouzan Lakhani’s Avatar Sandy Thomas’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 28 at 19:31

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Posted by Anna C.’s Avatar Anna C.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Anna, Thank you for the question. Yes, employers are keenly ...

Anyone have ideas as to where a second year college student may volunteer?

I'm a college student interested in child psychology currently looking for any kind of volunteer experience possibly a job to start building my skills and resume. Thx! #volunteer #job-search...

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Jennifer Haden’s Avatar Kate A. Ekman, CVA’s Avatar
Active Jun 21 at 10:57

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Posted by Martha S.’s Avatar Martha S.
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Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Hi, Martha - As a college student, you should have access ...

Should one take a year off after college to participate in volunteer work in their field, instead of going straight into graduate school?

I am trying to decide future steps for my life....

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Active Jan 16 at 15:23

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Posted by Elena L.’s Avatar Elena L.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... I wish I had take a year off to work in ...

What kind of volunteering hours can we include in college applications?

When I apply for colleges, I notice that they ask for volunteer hours. I'm curious as to what kind of hours they will consider. I volunteer at my church occasionally and help out at my school, do activities like that count? #volunteer...

#collegeapplication

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Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Will Kauffman’s Avatar Angela D’s Avatar
Active Sep 17 at 15:22

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Posted by Stephanie S.’s Avatar Stephanie S.
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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer Every volunteer hour can be included, whether at church, school or ...

On college applications, should I include all of my community service, or should I just include the things that meant the most?

I am wondering if community service gets redundant after so much of it and then if it may be better for me to include all of it on my applications. Should I just include the most recent things, and the things that impacted me the most? #application...

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Karen Kitchel’s Avatar
Active Sep 17 at 15:37

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Posted by Timothy K.’s Avatar Timothy K.
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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer If it's possible to include all of your community service, that ...

How do you volunteer to work in a hospital?

I am a high school student that is interested in the medical field. #volunteering #hospital...

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Sandy Thomas’s Avatar NIRMALA SREENIVASAN’s Avatar Lisa Kovlakas’s Avatar Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP’s Avatar
Active Aug 21 at 08:07

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Posted by Elizabeth D.’s Avatar Elizabeth D.
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Sandy Thomas | Engineer Check out these links:  https://www.bing.com/search?q=hospital+volunteer+opportunities+for+teens&FORM=R5FD1

Should people attend volunteer activities which are not relevant to their subject?

I used to consider to volunteer to educate people who live in a poor village in Western China. But this may not relevant with my future career. #education #volunteering...

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Caroline Velasquez’s Avatar Elaine Barnard’s Avatar Deidre Mercedes Watson’s Avatar
Active Jul 01 at 16:34

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Posted by Wenge X.’s Avatar Wenge X.
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Caroline Velasquez | Medical Field, Modeling ,Psychology and Marketing/Communication Yes, absolutely it's the fact that you are helping others shows ...

What opportunities are there to volunteer in central New Jersey?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking for places to volunteer and help out. #volunteering #volunteer...

#volunteer-management

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar NIRMALA SREENIVASAN’s Avatar Sandy Thomas’s Avatar Lisa Micheletti’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 28 at 19:12

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Posted by Hamid W.’s Avatar Hamid W.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Hamid, You can take a look in these links: http://nj.wish.org/ways-to-help/volunteering ...

What are volunteering opportunities that I can apply to if I am under 16 for the time being?

So right now, I am involved in three programs that I recieve good hours in, but I want to do more hours, as well as having a variety of experience in other fields. #volunteering #nonprofits...

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Kate A. Ekman, CVA’s Avatar Elaine Barnard’s Avatar Alexis Lynn’s Avatar
Active Jun 26 at 21:24

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Posted by Julisa C.’s Avatar Julisa C.
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Kate A. Ekman, CVA | Purpose & Engagement Coordinator at Beach Cities Health ... Hi Julisa!So glad to hear you are interested in volunteering! I ...

Would it look bad on a resume to have a gap in internships?

Would it look bad on a resume if I didn't do an internship one year, but instead did summer classes, or volunteered? #volunteer #resume...

#internships

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ritesh sharma’s Avatar JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar
Active Sep 06 at 09:36

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Posted by Tanya M.’s Avatar Tanya M.
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ritesh sharma Well it doesn't look bad but you have to prepare yourself ...

How can I become more involved in volunteer work while balancing school work and a job?

Hi there, I want to become a volunteer at my local blood bank or hospital. I need experience for my medical school applications and I am very passionate about the work done in these professions. But, with school going on until late June and a full time summer job, adding another commitment...

#job #volunteer #time-management #volunteering #schedule

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Monica Converse’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar
Active Mar 03 at 15:21

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Posted by Nadia P.’s Avatar Nadia P.
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Monica Converse | Senior Manager, Project and Portfolio Management First of all, WELL DONE for prioritizing volunteering into your list ...

Whats my role in volunteering?

I've volunteered multiple times for many organizations, but I don't know what to call the roles that I have been involved in. What can I call the role of simply just helping out and doing odd jobs? #volunteering #volunteer #non-profits...

#role

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Ayan Sarkar’s Avatar Jaouad Hilal’s Avatar Vipan Ponnappa’s Avatar Jeannine Bytwerk’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:16

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Posted by Vivian L.’s Avatar Vivian L.
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Ayan Sarkar 1>> Complementing essential basic services where they are lacking or where ...

Volunteering Ideas?

I want to become a nurse and in order to do so I plan to do volunteer work related to medical care but I don't know where to start. Any suggestions? #nursing #medical #nurse #volunteering...

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Active Mar 29 at 15:18

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Posted by Vivian L.’s Avatar Vivian L.
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Ron Snow | Sr. Advisor, Pharmacist Recruitment Strategist Many hospitals look for volunteers to help visitors navigate the hospital ...

Is voluntary services in a specific work setting considered as experience to other job hiring officials?

I want a business management minor, but my focus is culinary arts. If I volunteer at a local restaurant, would that time spent be considered as experience in the field to others? #business #volunteering #culinary-arts...

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Sarah Katz’s Avatar Jeannine Bytwerk’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar
Active Oct 12 '17 at 23:50

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Posted by Sebastien A.’s Avatar Sebastien A.
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Sarah Katz | School Counseling Intern at Teays Valley Local Schools I agree with the comments above. I volunteered A LOT during ...

What are some volunteer things that I can do to have fun this Halloween while improving my resume?

This question comes from a student who wants to make the most out of their Halloween by giving back to their community through some form of volunteerism. They're thinking about improving their resume and strengthening their college applications by adding more extracurricular activities to their...

#resume #volunteer #event-planning #volunteering #volunteerism

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Lindsey Manning-Djabbari’s Avatar Bim Majekodunmi’s Avatar Elizabeth Eckman’s Avatar Cheyla Bell’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:09

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Posted by Student Voices by CV ..’s Avatar Student Voices by CV ..
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Lindsey Manning-Djabbari | Director of Community at CareerVillage.org Terrific question. Halloween is a great time to give back, help ...

How should someone pursuing a career in the health field receive clinical experience?

What are some good ways to obtain clinical experience to prepare for a career in health professions or in preparation of applying to post graduate schools? #health #pre-med #research #volunteering...

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Active Jan 07 at 10:05

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Posted by Brenna W.’s Avatar Brenna W.
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Stephanie Sapp ARNP, AGPCNP-BC | Nurse Practitioner at Allure Laser Medispa Great question! Sign up to volunteer at a hospital or nursing ...

What are the best ways to get involved and prepared the summer before college begins?

I am going to be a freshman in college this fall, but I want to make my summer productive and meaningful so that I will start off the months before college strong. Are there any volunteer opportunities or fun ways to spend the summer months that you recommend? #college #job #volunteering...

#summer #volunteer

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Ben Landis’s Avatar Michael C’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Amanda T.’s Avatar Amanda T.
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Ben Landis | Content Marketing Intern at CareerVillage.org I disagree with Wael for the most part. I believe he ...

Should I be worried that I don't have enough volunteer experience?

I've been wanting to volunteer more but I just do not have the time and energy due to full-time studies and work. Should I be concerned that future employment opportunities will be negatively affected by my lack of volunteer experience? #career #volunteering #employment...

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Paul  A Coulter’s Avatar Wayne Fonville’s Avatar NIRMALA SREENIVASAN’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Posted by Calvin K.’s Avatar Calvin K.
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Paul A Coulter | Life Change Catalyst - How Great Can Your ... Calvin! Time to quit worrying. Our imaginations default position is worry. ...

Is it possible to live comfortably while working in the volunteer industry?

I hope to serve others and volunteer as a career path. While I feel serving others is my calling, I don't exactly want to live in poverty. So, is it possible to live comfortably while also being able to serve others? In addition, is a career like that able to be balanced with a typical social...

#career #money #nonprofit #social-work #volunteer

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Posted by Emma P.’s Avatar Emma P.
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Ashley Brooke Moses | VolunteerAR Program Coordinator at State of Arkansas Absolutely! Nonprofits are businesses just like any other business, they have ...

What are other ways to get experience in nursing for a H.S. student other than volunteering at a hospital?

I am a high school junior interested in the nursing career and I want the most interesting application when applying to colleges. #volunteer #nurse #nursing #hospital-and-healthcare...

#healthcare

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Active Aug 03 at 20:03

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Posted by Cheyenne W.’s Avatar Cheyenne W.
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Hwal Lee | PA-S Cheyenne, how about getting experience as a nursing assistant? Becoming a ...

Can I use old volunteer experience on scholarship applications?

I have quite a bit of volunteer experience, but all of it is from over 3 years ago. Can I still use that experience to apply for scholarships or is it too old to be relevant? #scholarships #volunteering #scholarship...

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Shannon Lee McAdoo’s Avatar Pam Cox, PMP, CSM’s Avatar
Active Jun 22 at 20:21

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Posted by Emma R.’s Avatar Emma R.
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Shannon Lee McAdoo | Coordinator of Volunteer Operations with the United Service ... Yes! In fact, most colleges encourage it, and some even require ...

Are there any places I can volunteer that would show my commitment to wanting to be a pharmacist?

There are a lot of hospices and hospitals that I want to volunteer at but I'm not old enough to yet. I want to start showing my passion for pharmacy and medicine now. What type of places can I volunteer at that will show I'm dedicated to pursuing a pharmaceutical degree? #pharmacist #pharmacy...

#medicine #volunteer

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Gabriela M.’s Avatar Gabriela M.
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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer You can show your dedication and commitment to making and reaching ...

How valuable is volunteer experience for job applications?

I've heard volunteer experience is a valuable thing to have when applying for jobs, so is it especially recommended/desired? I have no time to dedicate to volunteering due to a job and full-time school, so I'm a little concerned this might impact my future job searches and applications. How...

#jobs #volunteering #job-searching #career #job-search #volunteer

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Fabiola Zingra’s Avatar Thaiz Ciolfi Cazzaro, CPSM’s Avatar Patricia Edwards’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:19

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Posted by Calvin K.’s Avatar Calvin K.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Calvin, It's good to see that you are thinking ahead to ...

What is the difference in having volunteer work or paid job experience - besides the factor of money - in applying for a non-temporary job/career-related job?

I am debating whether to volunteer frequently, which would be easier to do over the summer before I go off to school, or to apply for jobs in my area, which I will have to quit before I leave. #career #resume #volunteering #college-jobs #employment #volunteer...

#job-applications

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Katy Maclean’s Avatar Charlotte Booncharoen’s Avatar Katie Ramirez, M.S.’s Avatar Katy Maclean’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Maggie C.’s Avatar Maggie C.
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Katy Maclean | Business Analyst at Dell Compellent It depends on the field you are going into. Always include, ...

How do I best prepare myself to not only be an effective, professional, and successful worker but leader?

I'm currently unsure of what exactly I want to do in the future, but I have a heart for at-risk, underrepresented, vulnerable populations, preferably somewhere out of the country. This, however, is a rather broad umbrella topic and I hope to find that career for me through various opportunities...

#outdoor #volunteering #service #homeless #volunteer #veterans #leader #undecided

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John Medeiros’s Avatar Lisa Scahill, MBA’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Apr 05 at 09:07

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Posted by Risa M.’s Avatar Risa M.
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John Medeiros | Environmental Health and Safety Manager (Seeking Next Great ... You have chosen a noble path but noble and easy do ...

Does having more volunteer work on your resume look better than having regular job experience?

Im a chemical engineering student in my senior year and because my major makes it hard for me to have a job, i only have time to do volunteer work. i want to know if that can help me in being considered for a job. #college #engineering #engineer #interviews #volunteering #volunteer...

#hire

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Posted by Cristian G.’s Avatar Cristian G.
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Tolga Cengiz | Business development and strategy professional I come from an electrical engineering undergraduate and I would say ...

How can I prepare for next summer?

Since I didn't do anything this summer, I was wondering how I can start to prepare for next summer. I want to do something interesting, such as intern, volunteer, study abroad, etc, but I don't know where to start. Thanks! #internships #volunteering #internship #study-abroad...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:38

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Posted by Shakuan F.’s Avatar Shakuan F.
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Kristy Headley | Process Specialist, Google Fiber Customer Solutions Let me start by saying - don't assume it's too late. ...

are there any medical programs for high school students?

I am a sophomore trying to gain experience in the medical field. -any medical summer programs -paid internships at any hospitals -volunteer work #doctor #healthcare #education #jobs #volunteering...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:59

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Posted by DejaCodman2 .’s Avatar DejaCodman2 .
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Akshat Pradhan | code, security, and user experience Yup, contact your local hospital. Just pick up the phone and ...

What types of volunteer work should I do to prepare for the career I want to pursue?

I want to pursue a career in the medical field and I want to know what volunteer work I an do. #doctor #medicine #medical #volunteering #volunteer #pathologist...

#pathology

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Phi Nguyen’s Avatar Lee Fabiaschi’s Avatar Jonas L. Harris’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:01

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Posted by RS P.’s Avatar RS P.
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Phi Nguyen | CA I am not in the medical field however when I was ...

Should I still apply for a scholarship/bursary if I don't fit all the requirements?

My school offers many scholarships and bursaries to students with volunteer experience, however I haven't volunteered in 3 years. If I fit all the other requirements, should I still apply? #scholarships #volunteering #scholarship #volunteer...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:51

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Posted by Emma R.’s Avatar Emma R.
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Michael Stephens | Teacher at Western Hills Elementary School- Fort Worth ... Definitely yes! You never know how many other people are applying ...
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