Getting some experience with an organisation or group can help you learn some new skills, meet new people and make new contacts.
If you want to get more of an understanding about how to tackle a particular issue or cause, it can pay to get some experience with an organisation that works in that space.
Be proactive – email or phone the HR (Human Resources) department of a company or organisation where you’d like to gain experience and ask them if they have any spaces available.
It’s often people you know who can be the most help in finding experience. Tell as many people as possible you’re looking for experience – talk to friends, family members and friends of friends and family members!
There are lots of different ways you can take part in organisations and communities. Your local youth service should know about…