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Volunteering Opportunities

 

We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities for you to get involved in - choose to filter by area of interest or course relevance.

Fancy trying something out with less commitment? Take a look at our Volunteering Give it a Go sessions. Looking to volunteer with a group of other students? Why not check out our Volunteering Societies and find out more about what they do! Or you can set up your own!

Can't find what you're looking for, or have a question? Email us at volunteering@shu.ac.uk, or book an informal volunteering chat with a member of our team here.

HALLAM STAFF: Sheffield Hallam University staff are encouraged to volunteer, and can do so via the Students' Union. Staff are entitled to the same support as students when they volunteer with us. Staff are also entitled to one day of volunteering leave per year. Use the "Roles suitable for Hallam staff" filtering option on the left hand side of the screen. To read more about Hallam's Staff Volunteer Policy, click here. To apply for a volunteering opportunity, staff will first need to create a guest account for our website. Click the log-in button in the top right of the page, and follow the links for "guest account". 

To apply for the opportunities below, please make sure you have set up your volunteering profile.

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  • Brightside logo

    Online Mentors

    Brightside

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    As a mentor for Brightside, you will be matched with a handful of young people, with whom you will exchange messages and support them with activities via our secure online platform. You will give them insight into your education pathway and/or career and support them in making informed decisions.

    • Area of InterestChildren, Teaching, Tutoring
    • Academic Course RelevanceChildcare, Education, Health and Social Care, Research
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Citizens Advice: North East Derbyshire logo

    Volunteer Telephone Adviser

    Citizens Advice: North East Derbyshire

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    At North East Derbyshire Citizens Advice Bureau we can give free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects.

    • Area of InterestElder Care, Financial Instability, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Mental health, Social Isolation
    • Academic Course RelevanceEducation, Health and Social Care, Psychology, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • FoodWorks logo

    Sharrow Kitchen Assistant

    FoodWorks

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Food Works is a not-for-profit organisation with the aim to create a more sustainable food system in Sheffield while reducing food waste. As a kitchen assistant your role included lots of different kitchen tasks. These include meal prep for our frozen meals, labelling boxes, making coffees and drinks, serving customers, keeping the kitchen clean and tidy.

    • Area of InterestCulture, Environmental action, Financial Instability, Homelessness, Human Rights, Social Isolation
    • Academic Course RelevanceEnvironmental Sciences, Health and Social Care, Journalism, Medical Care, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • FoodWorks logo

    Handsworth Warehouse Assistant

    FoodWorks

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Food Works is a not-for-profit organisation with the aim to create a more sustainable food system in Sheffield while reducing food waste. Our warehouse is the heart of the operation. Based in Handsworth our van drivers bring all the intercepted food here. As a warehouse assistant there are many roles you can undertake on any day.

    • Area of InterestCulture, Environmental action, Financial Instability, Homelessness, Human Rights, Social Isolation
    • Academic Course RelevanceEnvironmental Sciences, Health and Social Care, Journalism, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Upperthorpe Kitchen Assistant

    FoodWorks

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Food Works is a not-for-profit organisation with the aim to create a more sustainable food system in Sheffield while reducing food waste. As a Front of house member at Upperthorpe, you will be serving customers drinks and food. Explaining who Food Works are and what we do as the face of Food works.

    • Area of InterestCulture, Environmental action, Financial Instability, Homelessness, Human Rights, Social Isolation
    • Academic Course RelevanceEnvironmental Sciences, Health and Social Care, Journalism, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Guide Dogs UK logo

    Fundraiser

    Guide Dogs UK

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    This role is about raising funds for our services to help people living with a visual impairment, live a life they choose.

    • Area of InterestAnimal Welfare, Culture, Fundraising
    • Academic Course RelevanceBusiness, Journalism, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Campaigning
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Financial Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • St Luke's Hospice logo

    Retail Support Volunteer

    St Luke's Hospice

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    St Luke’s is Sheffield’s only hospice, with a vision to support and care for everyone affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. This role includes customer Service, Queue Busting, Meet & Greet, Gift Aid sign up, Accepting Donations, Shop floor merchandising, Monitoring customers in shop with current distancing guidelines

    • Area of InterestCulture, Elder Care, Human Rights
    • Academic Course RelevanceBusiness, Health and Social Care, Journalism, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • St Luke's Hospice logo

    Donation Centre Sorting Assistant

    St Luke's Hospice

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    St Luke’s is Sheffield’s Hospice, with a vision to support and care for everyone affected by terminal illness in Sheffield. The majority of our shops do not have a lot of space to store donations, so our new Donation Centre is a vital resource to enable us to retain more stock, recycle items to generate income and help us continue to be there for Sheffield people when they need us most.

    • Area of InterestElder Care, Human Rights
    • Academic Course RelevanceJournalism, Research
    • Roles suitable for Hallam StaffRoles suitable for Hallam Staff
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Steel City Squash logo

    Education Volunteer

    Steel City Squash

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Steel City Squash is a Sheffield based voluntary organisation that aims to make a big difference to the lives of local disadvantaged children and young people. This role involves planning, leading and delivering 45-minute weekly activity sessions to groups of children aged 9-13.

    • Academic Course RelevanceChildcare, Education, Health and Social Care, Sports Studies
    • Area of InterestCommunity Sport, Culture, Tutoring
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Delegation
    • Event Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Steel City Squash logo

    Website Developer

    Steel City Squash

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Help us make a difference to disadvantaged children and young people across Sheffield with our new initiative, Steel City Squash. We need your help developing a website for Steel City Squash to support our communication plan and provide a web presence for the organisation.

    • Area of InterestChildren, Community Sport, Tutoring
    • Academic Course RelevanceComputer Sciences, Education, Information Technology, Journalism
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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