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Working Options

Changes in the economy can create changes in the way we work. Getting informed will help you make the best choice for your desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation.

Even if you know what type of work you want, there are still a number of work options to consider:


Enhance your work and life experiences by volunteering.

Develop skills
Many individuals volunteer to increase their skill base, experience a work setting, and develop skills that will lead them into an occupation or help them change jobs.

Develop relationships
Individuals may volunteer to meet others who have similar interests and values. Sometimes people need references or need to expand their network and will volunteer to develop those relationships.

Give back
Many individuals have valuable skills and knowledge that can benefit others and enhance their own self-worth. Check out the Volunteer Alberta website and the following tip sheets:

For more information on these options, visit

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