A study by CNCS found that volunteering is associated with 27% higher odds of employment.
If You’re Out of Work, Volunteering Can Increase Your Odds of Finding a Job.
If you are unemployed or employed, but want to learn new skills to find a better suited job. Consider a volunteer position that allows you to give back to your community, at the same time, you will find unlimited networking opportunities, which can lead to an increased likelihood of finding employment. Click here to find volunteer needs in your community.
These increases make individuals more marketable to, or productive for employers and increase their odds of finding work. Alternatively, some workers may see volunteering as a possible entry route into an organization where they would like to work.