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Voluntary Work

Discussion in 'Training & Development' started by Leey2000k, May 15, 2006.

  1. Leey2000k

    Leey2000k Bit Poster

    Hi Guys me again! :oops:

    I know we have had a few posts regarding Valuntary work before! Sorry if its getting a bore :rolleyes:

    I had been having been thinking about applying for some Valuntary work - theres an Hospital near to me and their IT Department works shifts and I wondered about enquiring.

    Anyways do you guys have any ideas on any other ways to look for Voluntary positions??

    I have checked - "www.do-it.org" but no positions near me.

    Thanks Lee :)
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  2. zimbo
    Honorary Member

    zimbo Petabyte Poster

    this is what i would do.. find IT companies around you and within a distance you want to travel and go to them personally and give them a CV.. atleast you know if they got it or not! :biggrin
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  3. nutz

    nutz New Member

    Tried to google IT companies near me without much luck.. Any suggestions on how to find company details? Sorry for being naive..
  4. dominoe

    dominoe Nibble Poster

    do-it.org is a good one but when I used it I found there was not too many opertunitys going on it, you just have to keep checking.As they do apear from time to time. As I got a voluntary position from there.

    theres also this website you can try. http://www.it4communities.org.uk

    you will need to register on it first though
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  5. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

    How about contacting the local schools in your area?

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  6. bokawel

    bokawel Bit Poster

    Best place to get IT voluntary work is in your local PC recycling company. I don't know where you find these but I am sure your council can provide that for you. The amount of PC work that you will be exposed to is amazing. Not only you will get practical skills in PC repairs you can also ask the managing director to give reference for future job opportunities. Of course if you want a bit more of a challenge then you can find something else whilst you are spending your time at the recycling company. Just my thought.
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