I am an international graduate. Graduated 4 years ago, just passed the NCLEX last month and can't find a job ( I sent numerous applications, resumes and I cant even get an interview). I am thinking of doing a walk in applications to LTC's in my area next week (since I am pretty sure that I have no luck in getting a job in a hospital), but I also thought of being a volunteer in a hospital. I know I wont do nursing tasks as a volunteer, but I was thinking of orienting myself to how the hospital here operates (since I am an international graduate).
This is just so depressing. I am doubting that no one would hire me if I do walk ins because of my lack of experience and because I am an old graduate. Would it be advisable to volunteer first in a hospital before I continue my jobhunt (I am thinking it will look good on my resume)? But I also need to pay my bills and get a job as soon as I can. Refresher's course is not in my option because of the expense.
I need some advise here.