Volunteering at a charity shop: what’s it like?

01 Jun 2018
By Sarah R., Student at University of Edinburgh

You may think there’s no point doing work that doesn’t involve earning money. It’s a waste of time, right? Wrong. Volunteering opportunities are sometimes just as beneficial as going to class.

We all know it can be hard to find a part-time job and most people think that’s the only way employers will take an interest in you. But what do you do if you just can’t get the ball rolling? Think about volunteering instead.

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Sarah is studying MSc Environmental Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh.