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How did you hear about this volunteering opportunity?
How to answer
"I have been interested in using my skills in human resources to benefit individuals struggling to get a job, so I started researching organizations. I really liked your focus on offering resources and training. I think my recruiting experience would benefit individuals and your organization." You have a lot of options with how you answer this question, but use it to your advantage. You can share a little about yourself and why you would be a good fit. You can also show you did your research by sharing some kind of award the organization won recently or something that you found intriguing about the organization to WOW them.
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"I have been interested in using my skills in human resources to benefit individuals struggling to get a job, so I started researching organizations. I really liked your focus on offering resources and training. I think my recruiting experience would benefit individuals and your organization."
"I was referred to this volunteer opportunity by Ms. Jackson, who is neighbor of your Executive Committee Member."
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How did you hear about this volunteering opportunity?
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My aunt started working at Robinson Memorial last year, and told me that they had volunteer servvices.
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I have a heard a lot about it through my friends and then there was a presentation in the school about this.
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My dad encouraged me to take this opportunity because he knows I love volunteering and helping out the community.
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I always knew in my mind that I wanted to volunteer, so I went online and simply looked for places to get involved in.
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Through a friend of mine who is also working as a vounteer in another organisation.
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I am currently a part of "wise up" an high school extension of the CHRLA organization. I also run track and field.
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I heard about this volunteering opportunity by a friend that applied last year and by another friend that volunteers here.
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I searched as many institutions in the city as I could on the internet.
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I heard about this volunteer opportunity through a friend. They knew my interest in medicine and suggested I apply.
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Through a friend at my school Massey, who volunteered in the ER over the summer.
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I was searching online for any nearby places for volunteering and came acros your organisation.
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Online. I knew wanted to volunteer at a hospital over the summer so that I could see what the hospital environment is really like, and this hospital is the closest to my house.
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Christiana Care is highly regarded at my school and many nursing students discuss the opportunities provided. I heard it through the grape vine and kept my eyes peeled for when the application opened.
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I hear about it by a friend of me because he knows that I love volunteering and help people he find it in internet.
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I got this information from one of my friends.I got inspired by the opportunity so I searched in website and applied for it.
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Poster from the volunteer shop.
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I explored the city website and came across this opportunity.
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It is a pretty popular place to volunteer, but I decided I would try to apply and see where it goes. I looked at your website for available volunteer positions and I also gave a phone call to find out more about the Humane Society.
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I was on volunteermatch. Org when I came across this opportunity.
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I went here for fun and thought you may want my help.
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From websites and watching television.
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I heard of this volunteering opportunity as my parents and I were surfing through the facility website to plan our next visit. The opportunity to volunteer at a Science Center let alone a planetarium immediately caught my eye. I immediately thought of the learning experiences, teamwork, and leadership that can be brought about by this opportunity.
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I searched google for hospitals in the Soo and came accross SAH website.
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Public notice on a board.
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I heard from people who work at in organization.
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I met a woman who worked for your organization. I also had positive experiences with your service.
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By Facebook group for taiwanese who stay and working in Singapore.
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Through on-line searching.
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I heard about it on the Internet.
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I heard this volunteering opportunity from a friend that volunteers here. I heard it is a great experience and I would love to be part of this experience.
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I was looking to get more involved in the community so I found the Volunteer West Island organisation where they suggested this volunteer opportunity. My father also works very close to here and suggested that I look into it.
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Google searches and web site.
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I was actively searching for a volunteer opportunity, and decided to check the website for current opportunities.
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My mom told me about this but my sister also applied of eit I believe when she was a senior and my health teacher talks about it in class.