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 To ensure that you are up to date with our latest volunteering opportunities, please sign up to our weekly volunteering newsletter via our website, and check this page regularly. Any current opportunities will be listed below.

 

Don't forget to record your volunteer hours by completing this volunteering log. Completing this will make sure that any hours you have clocked up will appear on your HEAR when you graduate, and can be used as an extra tool when exploring potential employers.

 If you have any questions or would like further information, please email DMU Local at local@dmu.ac.uk  

 

 

 

 Volunteer Opportunities

Holiday Activities and Food Programme Volunteer:

The Holiday Activities and Food Programme needs your help!

Over the summer this year, the Government is supporting local organisations to offer a Holiday Activities and Food programme. We are proud to say that Christ the King Church in Beaumont Leys is one of them. This programme aims to combat child hunger around the UK by offering free activities and meals to children who would normally be offered free school meals. Christ the King need your help to prepare daily packed lunches for the children attending their sessions.

Open to staff and students, if you would like to support the programme for any amount of time between 9am and 3pm, please fill in this application form.

  

Victim First Social Media Role:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to run the social media pages for a professional organisation? Or maybe you want to get some more experience in this are? If this sounds like you, why not apply for the Social Media Role with Victim First. Victim First are an organisation who support victims of crime through their recovery and help them settle back into day to day life. This 6 week placement, that can fit around your studies, will give you an insight into the work the charity does, and how social media plays a big part in this.

If you would like to apply for this role, please fill in this application form. Closing date is Wednesday 18th August.

 

Victim First Community Engagement Role:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to build relationships externally for a professional organisation? Or maybe you want to improve your communication and team working skills? If this sounds like you, why not apply for the Community Engagement Role with Victim First. Victim First are an organisation who support victims of crime through their recovery and help them settle back into day to day life. This 6 week placement, that can fit around your studies, will give you an insight into the work the charity does, and how external relationships, and supporting the community is vitally important for the success or the organisation.

If you would like to apply for this role, please fill in this application form. Closing date is Wednesday 18th August.

 

E2 Summer Club Volunteer:

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you want to gain some experience with being part of or leading group activity? This may just be the opportunity for you. Every day over the summer, E2 will be running a summer club for children in the local area, allowing them to take part in various activities such as football, PS4, cooking and loads more. If you would like to volunteer to support the children to have extra fun over the summer, complete this application form.

 

 Other Opportunities

 

This Machine is Black Volunteers:

This Machine is Black is a two-week exhibition exploring the relationship between technology and race in a unique interactive space inspired by a garden.

There are a number of volunteer roles available from 13 to 30 August at LCB Depot:

Entrance Volunteer – this role includes managing ticketed entries to the exhibition, checking people in, counting visitors and directing people.

Gift Shop Volunteer – this role includes facilitating the sale of products and on the door tickets, handing out free seeds at the end of the exhibition and looking after the free resources. 

Exhibition Maintenance Volunteer – this role will ensure that the exhibition is looked after, including checking projectors are working, escorting visitors and setting up parts of the installation at the start of the day.

Shift times will be 9am–1pm/1pm–5pm on Monday to Friday, and 11am–2pm/2pm–4pm on Saturday & Sunday.

You will be expected to attend a training day on 11 August. All volunteers will be provided with 2 free tickets to the exhibition, and a free hot drink and snack voucher for Grays café.

If you are interested, please email info@identity20.org with your name, which role you would like to volunteer for and your preferred shifts.