Infographic with text 'Student Volunteering Week'

Interested in volunteering? Get ready for Student Volunteering Week 2020

Infographic with text 'Student Volunteering Week'

Dedicating your time to volunteering shows serious commitment and looks fantastic on your CV. Many voluntary roles also provide training opportunities, helping you to develop skills in new areas and learn about different industries. Volunteering within your community also helps you to meet new people, to make friends and grow your network.

Student Volunteering Week 2020 (10-16 February) aims to celebrate the impact of student volunteers and encourage students to engage in civic life, tackle social challenges, learn about issues and connect with each other.

During the week, our student volunteering team Active Student will be running stalls on all four campuses where you can get help finding volunteering placements in the local community, and talk to local community organisations about their ongoing volunteering opportunities.

You can following the conversation on social through #SVW2020.

Visit our stalls

More about Active Student

The university’s volunteering service, Active Student, can help you find volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and supported

Here are a some of the roles you can get involved in at the moment through Active Student:

  • East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Community Volunteer
  • Different Planet Arts Marketing Support Volunteer
  • RSPCA Monitoring & Evaluation co-ordinator

There are so many exciting and unique opportunities available there is sure to be something that interests you! Active Student works with hundreds of local community organisations and charities so there are lots of volunteering roles available all year round.

For more information about volunteering, or to apply for voluntary opportunities, have a look at the Active Student website at

Marianne Halavage • 29/01/2020

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