Terms of Employment – Voluntary

Description

Voluntary is to freely offer work to a company without requesting a salary. The skills and experience required will vary between different job roles within the industry. When a person a volunteering there is no pay, just experience and  a good reference which comes in aid when applying for future jobs.

How are you paid? / Average Salary

N/A

Benefits

The main advantages of voluntary work include:

  • Gaining / developing new skills for future use
  • Gain good reputation for CV use
  • A chance to network
  • A chance to gain extra work experience, again great for the CV

Disadvantages

There are a number of disadvantages when working as a volunteer.

  • As a volunteer you will not receive a wage
  • Usually, will not be with a company for a vast amount of time
  • When applying for a permanent position, the candidate will have to re-sit an interview

Examples of Volunteer Job Adverts

Animation

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http://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/236931/2d-animation-volunteers

VFX

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http://metroscreen.org.au/seeking-vfx-artist-for-retro-game-inspired-short-film/

 

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