Put your talents to work for your community by volunteering.  You may have a skill that could be a great help to a nonprofit and most organizations are very receptive to having volunteers work with their staff.

Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to build your skills set, make connections and can often lead to unexpected employment opportunities.

Volunteering should be treated like any other job.  It is important to show up on time, do the work to the best of your ability and treat your boss and co-workers with respect.  

Through volunteering, you can benefit from the following opportunities:

  • Gain new experiences
  • Give back to your community
  • Connect with others
  • Achieve a sense of accomplishment
  • Test out a career path

To find volunteer opportunities in your Southwest Michigan area: