4 tips for using volunteering experience to boost your career

Volunteers in aid program can take six months to two years out of their lives to live and work with developing communities. But what happens when the journey is over? Devex spoke with recruitment experts and developments professionals for their advice on making the most of your volunteer experience professionally.

About the author

  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a Senior Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through news.com.au. Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.