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Volunteering is great way to contribute constructively. Depending on your circumstances and interests you may choose to do something locally, or you may wish to travel abroad for a gap year, work break, or holiday. Independent sector offers ten tips on volunteering wisely to help you matching your interests with appropriate causes to make the biggest difference.

Once you have been working as a volunteer you gain important experience and capabilities to put on your resume. The article Helping volunteers to market their experience on their resumes, offers some useful advice to job seekers unsure of how to market their volunteer experience during the job search process.

And don't forget that volunteering can also be a family experience. There are thousands of fascinating and fun ways to find time both for your family and your community. Check out the Idealist Guide to Family Volunteering to get you and your family started.