It’s National Student Volunteering Week, see what new opportunities are available
Student Volunteering Week is a celebration of student volunteering and its benefits, these include:
- Improving a student’s wellbeing
- Developing a student’s employability skills and CV
- A way to make new connections
- Positive contributions to wider and local community life
Active Student – the university volunteering service can help you get involved! They work with local community third sector organisations to help you find volunteering placements that are rewarding, safe and supported.
You can find an Active Student rep (Volunteering Project Officer) on each campus:
- Kat Saunders – Falmer
- Nadia Noble – Eastbourne
- Vicki Bailey Ornellas – Moulsecoomb
- Vicky Horder – City (Grand Parade)
Current volunteering opportunities available
You can use Careers Connect to search for local volunteering placements that interest you. From there, Active Student can help you to secure a local volunteering placement that is rewarding, safe and supported.
Come and join our enthusiastic team of volunteers at our water station at the Brighton Half Marathon on Sunday 27 February 2022.
There are various ways to get involved with the largest student-led charity supporting the international assistance of refugees and asylum seekers.
Volunteers help with all tasks involved with growing vegetables including planning the plot, clearing the plot; hoeing and hand weeding, sowing seeds; watering; transplanting and planting out seedlings, digging potatoes, harvesting and storing crops.
There are two main volunteer roles in the Race Village (start/finish areas of the Half Marathon) – Baggage Volunteer and Finish Area Volunteer.