Experts say giving back to the community is a great way to keep busy and it can help land you a job.
United Way has volunteer opportunities in many career fields, so you can help out while learning valuable job skills.
Volunteering can also be a great networking tool. Shelly Kaiser is the volunteer director at United Way in Wausau. She says, "Really high impact people are involved in United Way. When I look at the busy, important, and interesting people that volunteer here, I know I wouldn't know them except through volunteering."
Employment experts think volunteer work can help your resume stand out.
If you are looking to donate some of your time visit www.unitedwaymc.org, or the link below, for information on how to get involved in United Way.