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Volunteering Boosts Employment Opportunities – Brevard NC


Last updated 1/11/2016 at 11:24am

It's official! People learn new skills through volunteering, and those skills and the personal connections made can help lead to future employment.

According to a study by The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), volunteering improves the likelihood of success for job seekers across all demographic categories: age, race, gender, geographic region, and job market conditions.

The research study, entitled "Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment," found a 27 percent increase in likelihood of finding employment in those who were out of work and chose to volunteer. The stu...

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