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

 

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Uni Boob Team : CoppaFeel Charity Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place between 29 Aug 2018 and 01 May 2019. Closing date for applications is 31 Oct.

    Uni Boob Teams have been shouting from the rooftops about boob-checking since 2010, and they’re not going to stop any time soon. This kick-ass collective of student volunteers are on a mission to get you talking about and checking your boobs. From hosting boob-ball matches to pop-up salons the infamous glitter party, they’ve got an impressive armoury of weapons when it comes to fighting the good boob-checking fight! The SHSU Uni Boob Team leader Niamh needs Volunteers support her to spread the word and get students talking about and checking their boobs or pecks (guys are included in this awareness)! As a Team you will be given missions to complete over the course of two terms, this is a great opportunity to work as a team to spread awareness of a worthy cause. There will be missions to complete through the year; as a team you will decide the exact dates, they tend to take place between November and April. You will have additional meetings to plan the missions. UBT will aim to meet every other week to keep the team on track to complete your missions.

    • Area of InterestHealth & Nutrition
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • FundraisingFundraising
    • Assertiveness
    • Campaigning
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Delegation
    • Event Management
    • Financial Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Marketing and PR
    • 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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    Stage Management Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Love live music? Want to get into the events industry? This is your chance to get involved with the hundreds of events that happen at The HUBS every year. Assist the Live Events and Technical Services Coordinator with the planning running of live events at The HUBS. Gain industry experience ensuring events run smoothly, safely and successfully. The role would involve liaising with artists, tour managers, promoters, technicians, suppliers, volunteers and HUBS staff to deliver memorable experiences for audiences and artists. Support events through our Social Media Channels before, during and after events, generating content and interacting with the audience.

    • Area of InterestArts & Culture, Sport & Leisure, Technology
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Event Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Event Technical Volunteer

    Volunteering

    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
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Event Management
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Nightline Listening Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity takes place from 13 Oct 2018. Closing date for applications is 01 Oct.

    Nightline is a listening and information service run by trained student volunteers at Sheffield Hallam and Sheffield University which opens through the night during term time. They are anonymous, confidential and non-directive. As a listening volunteer, your main role will be to listen to fellow students who are seeking support on a range of issues or questions. You will not judge anybody and be happy to listen - no problem is too big or too small. Due to the nature of this role you will receive full training. To volunteer for this role, you must attend an information and application evening on 1st or 2nd October 2018. Please signup and more information will be sent to you via email. You will also need to be available for a training weekend on 13th and 14th October.

    • Area of InterestMental Health
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?No
    • Communication and Listening
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Networking
    • Organisation
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Team Work
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    Think Care Help Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Think Care Help is a varied and engaging volunteer project that organises various activities around campus and the wider city to support the homeless population of Sheffield. In this role you can contribute to fundraising activities, donation drives and awareness raising, as well as have the opportunity to support frontline services with various partner organisations around Sheffield.

    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    Classroom Connect Mentor Volunteer

    Volunteering

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Classroom Connect is a new project in 2018 which aims to partner students with local primary school children to form a mentoring relationship focused on supporting the children with their learning. You'll be matched one to one and will work through a series of guided mentoring sessions which you will also have the opportunity to help create.

    • Area of InterestEducation
    • OrganisationSheffield Hallam Students' Union
    • DBS Required?Yes
    • Communication and Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Initiative
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Leadership
    • Meeting Skills
    • Organisation
    • Partnership Working
    • Problem Solving
    • Reflection
    • Session Planning
    • Team Work
    • Time Management
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    After school book club volunteer

    Sheffield Hallam University

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Oct 2018 and 30 Apr 2019. Closing date for applications is 20 Jan.

    Would you like to help primary school children develop their confidence in reading and love of books? As a small team, you will develop a series of 6 fun, interactive weekly sessions to support Y5 pupils in schools in either Rotherham (Kimberworth, Bolton Upon Dearne, Wath Upon Dearne and Laughton en le Morthen) or Doncaster (Rossington). You will be involved in the development, planning, delivery and evaluation of the sessions, which will comprise of a traditional style book club, where the pupils will discuss the key text you have chosen and interactive activities such as writing a newspaper article or a book review. These activities will be themed around the class topic and will involve reading aloud, discussion, group work and presentation.

    • 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
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