From the entire team at East African Playgrounds we wish you a happy, successful and prosperous New Year in 2020. I’m Jack, Partnerships and Fundraising Manager at the charity and I’m sharing with you just some of the many awesome benefits of volunteering in terms of boosting your career prospects.
During my time at university, I was always of the opinion that my success for the future was solely reliant on how well I did in my studies, but I say that's no longer true!
Whilst obviously we're not advising you to wing it in your exams and not hand in that assignment you've only just remembered is due at the end of the week (we've all been there!), there are a range of options out there for university students that can complement your degree and set you up for success post-graduation. One of these options is volunteering, and I say it’s by far one of the best things to do! Here are five ways that volunteering can boost your career prospects:
So, there you have it, 5 ways that volunteering can help set you up for success for life post-graduation. To see how you could get involved, why not get in touch with your university's volunteer department or Students' Union Raising and Giving (RAG) Society.
There are still some spaces on our upcoming 2020 Uganda Volunteer Project. You can experience two or four incredible weeks out in Uganda, exploring the beautiful country and helping to transform an empty playing field into an amazing new playground at a local primary school! For more information, click here.
In this section of the blog you can find out all the nitty gritty about running a charity in international development, all the trials and tribulations that we have found out along the way. We have feature guests and share interesting articles within the sector.
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Find out the inside details to volunteering with East African Playgrounds through feature blogs from past volunteers, as well as some top tips from the team at East African Playgrounds.
In this section of the blog we will feature particular playgrounds we have constructed and share their story. We will also be sharing some of the ideas around how we construct the playgrounds and what makes them extra fun for everyone to enjoy!