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Top Volunteering Opportunities: January

Here are some of the great volunteering opportunities currently available in the Brighton/Sussex area! Don’t underestimate the value of extra curricular activities on your CV – THEY ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOUR ACADEMICS. As a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it!

And here are just a few:

Community Support Officer
Location:
Haywards Heath
Commitment: 2-4 hours per week

Volunteer Advocate
Location:
Brighton and Hove
Commitment: Not stated

Police and Probation Volunteer
Location:
Brighton
Commitment:
A few hours a week for 18 months

Amnesty Book Shop Assistant
Location: Brighton
Commitment:
A few hours a week

Court Volunteer
Location: Sussex
Commitment: Once a week/fortnightly on agreed days

Brighton Housing Trust Mental Health Peer Volunteer
Location:
Brighton
Commitment:
A minimum commitment of six months

Accredited Community Mediator
Location: Lewes, Eastbourne
Commitment:
18 months minimum

Community Rehabilitation Mentor
Location: Worthing
Commitment: 2-3 Hours per week

Witness Service Volunteer
Location: Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Lewes, Horsham, Hastings
Commitment: Minimum 1 day per month for 18 months

Befrienders for Kids From Struggling Families
Location: Brighton, Hove
Commitment:
2 years

Volunteer Support Worker (Adults with Learning Disabilities)
Location: Worthing
Commitment:
n/a

Young Person Mentor
Location: Brighton
Commitment:
Couple of hours a week

 

St Johns Admin Support
Location:
Brighton
Commitment: 
Regular support for a minimum of 12 months

Young People with Learning Disabilities Support Role
Location:
Brighton
Commitment: 
Regular support for a minimum of 12 months

In addition to this, Active Student is the University’s official volunteering service. It can provide you with vetted volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and supported! Whether you’re in your last year of university or your first, you can develop your employability skills, add to your CV, and make new connections.

For information on volunteering opportunities provided by the University, and how to register, follow this link.

Good luck on your applications – more opportunities coming next month!

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Carmen Bonal-Romero • 19/01/2017


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