Search our long-term opportunities to find the perfect volunteering position.

Search our long-term opportunities to find the perfect volunteering position.

Volunteer With a Team Project

Search below to find positions within our Student-Led Team Projects and volunteering roles within Sheffield Hallam Students' Union. Our Team Projects generally consist of team members (5-10) and a Project Leader. You will work as a team to develop sessions, write risk assessments, fundraise for resources and deliver your sessions in the community. If you can't find your ideal project and would like to run your own check out the Create something new page.

If you have any queries, drop us a line at volunteering@shu.ac.uk

 

Area of Interest

All None



Organisation

All None

DBS Required?

All None

Fundraising

All None
Previous Showing 1 to 6 of 6 opportunitiesNext 
  • Volunteering logo

    Monday Club Project Leader

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place between 11 Oct 2018 and 25 Apr 2019. Closing date for applications is 08 Oct.

    Are you looking to gain leadership experience in a friendly and welcoming environment? Monday Club is a monthly social club for adults on the Autistic Spectrum. This role involves planning & running various fun activities such as quizzes and themed activity nights. You will manage a team of Volunteers to run a friendly, welcoming club that meets the needs and interests of the participants. As Project Leader you will also arrange meetings and liaise with both volunteers and your Volunteer Support Worker regularly.

    • Area of InterestArts & Culture, Autism & Vulnerable People, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Delegation
    • Event Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Networking
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Volunteering logo

    Food Heaven, Schools cooking workshop Volunteering

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place between 02 Sep 2018 and 01 May 2019. Closing date for applications is 31 Oct.

    Applications open in September 2018, if you have any questions please contact the Volunteering team. Are you passionate about healthy eating, could you help a team to plan and deliver fun and interactive after school sessions for primary aged children? if so this this role is for you! As a team you will plan and deliver healthy eating workshops in a Primary School. 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 such as: five a day, 100 calorie snacks and healthy lunch boxes. This is an extremely popular, fun and rewarding project with the added bonus of gaining some upfront teaching experience. In the first semester you will attend regular meetings and training in order to plan the sessions. You will arrange the time/ days of these meetings with your team. This project starts in schools in the 2nd semester; volunteers will deliver one hour workshops for six weeks (Days/time to be arranged between volunteers and school).

    • Area of InterestHealth & Nutrition
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Volunteering logo

    Monday Club Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Oct 2018 and 31 May 2019. Closing date for applications is 01 Oct.

    Are you looking to gain experience of working with adults on the Autistic spectrum in a friendly and welcoming environment? Monday Club is a monthly social club for adults on the Autistic Spectrum. This role involves planning various fun activities such as quizzes and themed activity nights and encouraging the participants to get involved.Alongside a team of volunteers you will create a club that meets the needs and interests of the participants. The group starts in November 2018, In September and October you will attend training and start planning.

    • Area of InterestAutism & Vulnerable People
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Volunteering logo

    Head in the Clouds Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place between 31 Oct 2018 and 22 May 2019. Closing date for applications is 31 Oct.

    Applications open in September 2018, if you have any questions please contact the Volunteering team. 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 session plans that will cover topics such as stress, confidence, and happiness in an engaging and child friendly way. This project is a great opportunity to gain some upfront teaching experience.

    • Area of InterestArts & Culture, Education, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Assertiveness
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Volunteering logo

    Body Confidence Mentor Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Oct 2018 and 17 Apr 2019. Closing date for applications is 15 Oct.

    Are you conscious of the damaging and consistent negatives attitudes to body image? Are you tired of the mixed messages around what we’re supposed to look like? Are you fed up of social media normalising unrealistic body types? If you would like to have a role in changing these negatives into positives and help build up body confidence and self-esteem within teenagers, then look no further. This exciting opportunity will see you, as part of a team of volunteers; go into schools to deliver workshops to teenagers exploring topics around body confidence and self-esteem. These workshops will be designed by the team, giving you a chance to get creative to promote positive attitudes towards body image. You will also explore self-care methods and deliver these techniques to young people which they can use after the sessions. By doing this, you will have a long-lasting impact on the wellbeing of young people. Sessions will be delivered the team of volunteers and give you a chance to chat with teenagers in small groups, building up discussions and debates around the topics. You will be enthusiastic in encouraging young people to take part in a supportive environment. You will be at the forefront of demonstrating to young people that one size does not fit all, and that there is more to an individual than looks and body size. You will help to bring out confidence in teenagers and help them find what’s really unique about them, showing them that everyone is remarkable. Planning for these workshops will start in October, with delivery in schools in early 2019.

    • Area of InterestEducation, Health & Nutrition, Mental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Campaigning
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
  • Sheffield Hallam University logo

    Homework Club Volunteer

    Sheffield Hallam University

    This opportunity takes place between 30 Apr 2018 and 27 Jul 2018. Applications closed on 20 Apr.

    Would you like to help primary school children raise their levels of attainment and aspiration to higher education? In a small team of volunteers, you will develop a series of 6 fun, interactive weekly sessions to support the specific attainment needs of Y5 pupils in schools in either Rotherham or Doncaster. You will be involved in the development and planning of the sessions, delivery and evaluation of the project.

    • Area of InterestEducation
    • OrganisationExternal Partner
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving
    • Project Management
    • Public Speaking and Presentations
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
Previous Showing 1 to 6 of 6 opportunitiesNext