Volunteering is a great way to get work experience and add to your CV, as well as do something that will help others.
You can find your local Volunteer Centre on the Volunteering England website. Volunteer Centres can put you in touch with local organisations that do the kind of work you want to do. Or search through volunteering opportunities yourself on a database on the Do it! website.
Check out these sites for work experience and volunteering opportunities for young people:
Through the TimeBank website you can register your details, what you're interested in doing and how much time you have to spare. They'll send you details of your local Volunteer Centre or an application form if you showed an interest in a particular campaign or work experience opportunity.
REACH is a charity that helps professionals use their skills and experience in voluntary roles. Their volunteers have skills in areas such as management, entrepreneurship, marketing, IT, administration, HR, finance and accountancy.
If you want to get work experience overseas you could check out these websites:
You can also get more information about work experience using these links: