Looking to volunteer? Here's a step-by-step guide to volunteering through Your
Once you complete your Volunteering Profile, this will allow you to keep up to date with
opportunities available from Voluntary Organisations on our portal.
Your volunteering experience should be an enjoyable experience, to help you, think about
What are your interests?
What skills do you have?
What skills would you like to gain?
What do you hope to achieve?
How much time do you have to commit?
Opportunities for a full list of volunteering projects and find more detailed
Go through the opportunities and select the one’s you are interested in.
Once you have selected the “I am interested in this opportunity” button
receive an automated message from the organisation to inform you of the next steps. This
instruction to complete an application form or access to the organisations website to
Hopefully you’ve now started your journey to securing a volunteering placement. The
organisation(s) will contact you directly with further information i.e start dates,
hours you can do or to request any further details that may be required for the role.
Keep us informed by completing and returning the following forms:
These forms help you and also us to record your volunteering activity so you can gain
accreditation and recognition for your volunteering work.
We recognise your activities through:
Your SU Awards Celebration Event – information available soon!
Need help with applying or want to find out more or just want some general support?
You can reach us on firstname.lastname@example.org
These session are a great way to meet the Volunteering team for an informal chat about
volunteering and how you can get involved!
More details coming soon!
Volunteer Taster Days are one-off volunteering opportunities which are organised throughout
are a great way to get involved in volunteering with no long term commitment. You can make
impact in just a few hours and it's quick and easy to take part. We will have opportunities
both on campus and in the local community for you to come along to;
See below to sign up to upcoming events!
These events are great to find your perfect volunteering opportunity that fits to your schedule.
There’s so much to choose from at our Volunteering Fairs. They take place on campus
during October and February each year!
If you missed our October event don't worrry, more information coming soon to sign up for
Volunteering is one of the most reliable pathways to getting workplace ready and developing
are numerous volunteering opportunities, so whether you are new to volunteering or fully
have the right session for you, find out how you can boost your skills through our volunteering
19th, January 2023, Introduction to Volunteering Workshop, 1pm-2pm in The Hub
15th February 2023, Discover the World of Work - Introduction to Volunteering Your SU, 2pm-3pm
1st March 2023, Develop your Volunteering Skills Workshop, 1pm-2pm in The Hub
13th March 2023, Develop your Volunteering Skills Workshop, 1pm-2pm in The Hub
25th May 2023, Introduction to volunteering 2pm-3pm, The Hub - Register Now
5th June 2023, Develop your Volunteering Skills 2pm-3pm, The Hub - Register Now
19th June 2023, Becoming a Leader in Volunteering 2pm-3pm, The Hub - Register Now
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Take a minute to update your profile so you will hear more about the opportunities and events you're interested in, and less about the ones you're not! Don't have time right now? You can always update your profile at yoursu.org/profile