Volunteering

Volunteering

Volunteering can support you in achieving a positive destination for many reasons. Employers and places of further study will be looking for future candidates to have shown initiative and work readiness. Volunteering can allow you to demonstrate your ability to seek opportunities and show ingenuity in building on your skills. Through volunteering you can build on skills such as:

• Confidence
• Punctuality and organisation
• Presentation skills
• Working with other people
• Using initiative
• Following instructions
• Showing safe behaviour
• Being able to adapt to new situations
• Being hard working
• Leadership skills

Braes High School offers our young people many opportunities for volunteering; school service, departmental volunteering, extra-curricular, volunteering in our cluster and local community, working with Braes partnerships.


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