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Your guide to finding the right volunteer opportunity.

How volunteering experience can help you land a job

Resume? Done. Application? Complete. Your SEEK Profile is updated and you’ve double-checked the job description … but there’s one last question. Where does your volunteer experience fit into all of this? How can you leverage your volunteering experience to show your skills in a way hirers will understand and help you land the role you want?

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Impact

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Four ways to spread kindness

The National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence is an admirable way to encourage Kindness Culture by promoting inclusion, respect and community in Australian schools.

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Queensland and New South Wales floods: How you can help

The flooding along the east coast of Australia has already seen an incredible groundswell of goodwill and support. As many people experience isolation from storm-related flooding, people have gone to great lengths to ensure the safety of their fellow Australians.

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Helping our youth through trying times

The past 18 months have seen all of us adjusting to a new, and often-changing norm. And whilst the impact of the pandemic fares better for some than others, there is a spotlight on young people’s mental health.

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Connections

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How volunteering can build important social connections

Whether you’re someone who makes New Year’s Resolutions or not, the closing of one year and the beginning of another offers an informal milestone to reflect on the past and plan for the future.

Helping you navigate vaccination requirements when volunteering 

Trying to find the right volunteer opportunity can take time. SEEK Volunteer has many useful ways which can help you search thousands of opportunities to help fast track your journey to volunteering.

The value of reconnecting and what it could look like for you

It’s been over a year since our country catapulted into a procession of droughts, bushfires, flooding and the global pandemic. Amidst these disasters, almost six million volunteers dedicated over 600 million hours to help others

New year, new ways to volunteer

Take a big deep breath out. 2020 has turned its final page and a new year is upon us.

Career

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How volunteering experience can help you land a job

Resume? Done. Application? Complete. Your SEEK Profile is updated and you’ve double-checked the job description … but there’s one last question. Where does your volunteer experience fit into all of this? How can you leverage your volunteering experience to show your skills in a way hirers will understand and help you land the role you want?

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Tips on how your volunteer experience can get you hired

Have you heard of ‘the experience proxy?’ Or maybe you've experienced it yourself as a job candidate. It’s an idea that essentially goes around in a circle - a candidate can’t get hired because of a lack of experience, yet they can’t build on their experience because they can’t get hired.

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How to use volunteering to boost your resume and interview success

Getting out and developing your volunteering skills is a great step in your personal and professional development. Now it’s time to bring those skills into the workplace and leverage them to help get the job you want.

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