You can now beef up your LinkedIn profile by adding any volunteer experience, a list of causes that you care about, and any organizations you support.

After all, volunteering is as good for your career as it is for those you help. And your volunteer efforts are one more way to generate publicity.

Here’s how to add this new section to your Profile.

Step 1: Log into Your Account.

Step 2: In the Menu bar at the top, click on Profile > Edit Profile.

Step 3: Scroll down to just before the Summary and click on “Add Sections.”

add volunteering to linkedin profile

Step 4: On the left, under Sections, click on Volunteer Experience & Causes

add volunteering to linkedin profile

Step 5: Add your volunteer experience and causes you care about.

Step 6: Click on Add to Profile

add volunteering to linkedin

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Your LinkedIn Power Formula Part 2: Advanced Strategies for Writing a Killer Profile, Cashing in on Groups and Creating Company Pages

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