Careers Blog

The latest events, opportunities and news from the Careers team at the University of Brighton

Become a Volunteer

Volunteering is an incredibly valuable experience, both personally and to those you are helping. Not sure? Take a look at the list below and if any reasons strike a chord, get in touch with us at Active Student: Make a difference: Don’t underestimate the impact that you can have on other people within your community;…

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Would you like work experience from home? Remote volunteering is an option

‘Remote volunteering’ AKA ‘volunteering from home’ essentially means physically working away from the community organisation who you are volunteering for. It is not uncommon, however during the Covid-19 it is more important than ever. It helps support the community the voluntary sector maintain service delivery and in particular perhaps, organisations who work with vulnerable clients…

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Volunteering for Positive Health and Wellbeing

One thing I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people – Dick Gregory Research* has indicated that volunteering helps increase physical activity and reduce stress. Even just having a reason to leave the house gets you up and out for a walk, after Covid-19 lockdown of course! Volunteering…

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Apply for arts/heritage/media volunteering to get your skills up before term ends!

Volunteering is one of the key ways students can get degree-related work experience before they graduate. The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, has a fantastic, free service available to University of Brighton students, to access rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities. Did you know? You have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer at City…

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Fabrica (Brighton) Gallery Volunteer Role – contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to apply

Spring exhibition: A Simple Act of Wonder Artists: Walter & Zionel Sat 18 Apr–Sun 31 May 2020 Front of House Gallery Volunteering role available for students to apply for via the University’s Volunteering Service, Active Student: Tel: 01273 644145 E-mail: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk (students) Website: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering Exploring ideas of place and our power to re-imagine the world, acclaimed…

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Pep up your CV with some amazing arts, heritage or media work experience through local volunteering in Brighton!

Your University of Brighton Active Student Volunteering Service volunteering has hundreds of volunteering opportunities available for application! And did you know, you have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer for arts, humanities and media volunteering at City Campus, covering Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward St? Make the opportunity to look into volunteering through the university…

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Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering: Pop-up stand on Fri 29 Nov at 1-2:30pm, Grand Parade Cafe, City Campus

Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering Gain arts and heritage related work experience, develop new skills and make a valuable contribution to your local community. Visit Jody on the Active Student Volunteering Service pop-up stand on Friday 29 November in the Grand Parade café between 1-2.30pm, to find out about the wide…

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Photoworks, Brighton Dome & Festival, Fabrica, ONCA Gallery opportunities and more! – a taster of arts, heritage and media volunteer roles available via the Active Student Volunteering Service

Welcome new and old Brighton student volunteers! Every term we put together a taster of volunteering opportunities in arts, media and heritage, especially aimed at City Campus students on related degree courses in Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward Street. Don’t be fooled though! This is not the full list of Active Student Volunteering Service…

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Enter an alternate Afrofuturist reality: Lighthouse, Brighton-based arts charity, seeking exhibition invigilation volunteers for “Distorted Constellations” during the Brighton Festival in May

We are looking for volunteers to invigilate the work and performances at Lighthouse during Brighton Festival, May 1-19 2019. Lighthouse is seeking people who have a interest in immersive and performative work. This will be a great chance to see behind the scenes and learn what it takes to exhibit an immersive multi-sensory work. Lighthouse…

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Did you know you can get a certificate for volunteering through the university signed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor?

If you volunteer for more than 30 hours or complete a significant volunteering project by volunteering via the university’s volunteering service, Active Student, you can get a certificate. This is only for volunteering outside of your degree – extra-curricular volunteering – and not as part of a community engagement placement module within your degree. The…

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