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We are now excitingly partnered with Voluntary Action Sheffield. Which means you can apply for any opportunity via their website - and we can still support you! Take a look through the many opportunities with Charities and Organisations through Sheffield and apply for your perfect role. If you would prefer, please book an Informal Chat with a Volunteering Co-ordinator and we can help you search.

Don't forget to still make your Volunteering Profile and log your hours to recieve our awards!

Click this link to search the opportunities on the VAS Website!

 

Volunteer With a Team Project

Search below to find positions within our Student-Led Team Projects. If you can't find your ideal project and would like to run your own check out how to set up a project. If you have any queries, drop us a line at volunteering@shu.ac.uk. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please don't apply for more than three positions at any one time as this can delay your application

International Students: If a project requires a DBS check, you must have been in the UK for over twelve months. If you have any questions around these projects, please contact us for further information

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    Monday Club Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity takes place between 06 Sep 2017 and 15 May 2018. Closing date for applications is 28 Oct.

    Want to make a positive contribution to an adults on the autistic spectrum? Monday Club is a monthly social club for adults with a diagnosis on the autistic spectrum. As a team you'll get to plan various fun activities such as quizzes, bowling or themed activity nights. You will manage your team to run a friendly, welcoming club that meets the needs and interests of the participants. Monday Club will run once a month on Monday evenings from 5:30pm until 9pm, volunteers will be needed from 5pm until around 9pm to help set up and clear up starting on Monday 6th November.

    • Area of InterestAutism & Vulnerable People
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • Communication and Listening
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
  • Addaction is an organisation that aims to transform the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol problems. Part of this service is to offer clients alternative routes and activities to enable engagement with the service. The Addaction Art Project is one such activity and it relies on the support of volunteers from Hallam Students' Union. We are looking to recruit a team of Art Project Volunteers that will support the planning and delivery of art sessions. As the Art Project Volunteer you will be responsible for assisting the project leader to lead and organise the team to contribute creative ideas for sessions in collaboration with Addaction staff. The Art Project Volunteer will be provided with training and will receive full support from Hallam Students' Union staff throughout the project. This is a fantastic opportunity for anybody who is interested in gaining experience in leading a community art project.

    • Area of InterestArts & Culture, Autism & Vulnerable People, Health & Nutrition, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Meeting Skills
    • Networking
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    S7 Food Heaven Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity takes place between 05 Sep 2017 and 05 May 2018. Closing date for applications is 29 Oct.

    As part of a team you will plan and deliver healthy eating workshops in a local school or organisation. The workshops inform children about healthy eating and preparing nutritious meals and snacks. Volunteers will develop lesson plans to engage children covering a variety of topics. This is an extremely popular, fun and rewarding project with the added bonus of gaining some upfront teaching experience. This is a 2 semester project in which volunteers will attend team planning meetings for approximately one hour a week in semester 1. In semester 2 - volunteers will deliver one hour workshops for six weeks in two different schools (Days/time to be arranged between volunteers and school).

    • Area of InterestEducation, Health & Nutrition
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Meeting Skills
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Head In The Clouds - Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity takes place between 06 Sep 2017 and 21 May 2018. Closing date for applications is 25 Nov.

    Are you interested in mental health issues, teaching and working with children? Why not combine these three in a great project. With a team of volunteers you will plan and deliver interactive workshops aimed at upper primary school pupils tackling certain mental health issues. Volunteers can be creative with sessions plans and their topics. Volunteers can be creative with session plans and their topics. For example topics such as stress, confidence, and happiness have been covered in the previous 2 years of the project, with the volunteers tackling these issues in an engaging and child friendly way. This project is a great opportunity to gain some upfront and unique teaching experience.

    • Area of InterestEducation, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Campaigning
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Classroom Assistant Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity takes place between 07 Sep 2017 and 21 Jul 2018. Closing date for applications is 13 Nov.

    Are you eager to gain invaluable classroom experience whilst you study? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people through education? As a Classroom Assistant Volunteer you will be placed in a local educational setting of your choice. This will either be a Primary School, Secondary School, Sixth Form or Nursery. Your role will vary depending on the setting but will include providing support to children who need extra help, assisting class teachers with lesson activities and general administrative tasks. You will be directed by a class tutor and have the chance to work with children in either a one-to-one or group basis. It is very important that you can commit to a minimum of one school. You will volunteer for no more than 6 hours a week.

    • Area of InterestAutism & Vulnerable People, Education
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Event Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Meeting Skills
    • Networking
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Event Technical Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Love live music? Want to get into the events industry? Aspiring lighting designer? This is your chance to get involved with the hundreds of events that happen at The HUBS every year. Our Event Tech Volunteers provide support for loads of the Student Union’s goings on! Get involved with sound for live bands, lighting and effects for drama performances, live broadcasts, video editing and streaming. It’s a great opportunity to get stuck in with some amazing events, such as Tramlines, Oxjam, Varsity and The Students' Union Elections, as well as getting hands on experience with professional kit. It doesn't matter if you are a tech beginner, we will provide all the training and support you need! If you’re a wizard with a sound desk, always wanted to get involved in live broadcasts or just want to know more about what we do, get in touch!

    • Area of InterestArts & Culture, Technology
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Communication and Listening
    • Event Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Advice and Information Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Closing date for applications is 31 Oct.

    The Student Advice Centre is looking to recruit Advice and Information volunteers to provide a friendly welcome for visitors accessing the Student Advice Centre. Volunteers will be trained to assess the level of advice required and provide support and information to students in areas including finance, housing, academic issues and many more. Volunteers will work alongside other Advice Centre staff to provide a free, confidential and independent service to other students.

    • Area of InterestAutism & Vulnerable People, Health & Nutrition, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Meeting Skills
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Marketing and Event Support Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Closing date for applications is 31 Oct.

    The Student Advice Service is looking to recruit Marketing and Event Support volunteers to help promote the services and events provided by Student Advice Centre. Volunteers will be involved in a range of activities which may include designing and delivering interactive activities during events, creating and distributing promotional materials and using social media as a marketing tool.

    • Area of InterestAutism & Vulnerable People, Health & Nutrition, Mental Health, Technology
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Campaigning
    • Communication and Listening
    • Event Management
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Marketing and PR
    • Organisation
    • Project Management
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Primary School Classroom Assistant

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date. Applications closed on 08 Jun.

    Are you eager to gain invaluable classroom experience whilst you study? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people through education? As a Primary School Classroom Assistant, you will be placed in a local Sheffield school and get the chance to work with children in a specific year group. Your role will vary depending on the setting but will include providing support to children who need extra help, assisting class teachers with lesson activities and general administrative tasks. You will be directed by a class tutor and have the chance to work with children in either a one-to-one or group basis. Minimum one school term commitment . No more than 6 hours volunteering a week.

    • Area of InterestEducation
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • Initiative
    • Organisation
    • Session Planning
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    Think, Care, Help Volunteer

    Volunteering - Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Do you ever pass the sleepers on the streets and feel helpless? Well nows your chance to lend a helping hand to the homeless people of Sheffield. We're looking for passionate, enthusiastic volunteers to help with fundraisers and other activities, to raise money and provide for the homeless! With the aim of setting a mission a month, we hope to provide clothes, food, water and possibly shelter for those on the streets, along with volunteering for local charity fundraisers too! It's time to give a helping hand to those who need it.

    • Area of InterestAutism & Vulnerable People, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Campaigning
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Partnership Working
    • Project Management
    • Team Work
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