So you’re thinking about getting involved in some volunteering? Fantastic! But now you need to make that first step, which can feel a little overwhelming. Here are some top tips to find a role that’s right for you, and secure that opportunity: Your interests What do you care about? If you like the idea of … Continue reading Get Started with Volunteering
Olivia Green: Social and Political Science third year student at the University of York Olivia has shared below her top reasons for why you should consider volunteering while you're a student in York Friends There is the obvious reason that is at the core of so much of student life – meeting new people. Volunteering … Continue reading What can you gain from volunteering?
By Charlotte Wainwright, Operations Manager: Volunteering When you get to University , it can be easy to become bogged down in your studies. Yet university is a great time to meet new people, discover more about the city you’re living in and gain exciting and unique experiences that can help shape your life and career. … Continue reading 5 Reasons to volunteer this term
Guest blog written by Henrietta Thomson, English and Related Literature Where next for the independent bookshop? As a second year student who had taken part in the programme before, this was my second helping of the @Work Project, and from my previous great experience it didn’t take me long to sign up for another one. … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: a second helping of @Work
Have you got what it takes to be a Future Leader? MyKindaCrowd and npower are asking students to identify a project that will get people in the local community living more sustainably. Enter your ideas here, for a chance of winning: A trip to the Amazon A paid internship with npower The opportunity to develop … Continue reading Future Leaders Competition
Tang Hall Big Local Funding Do you live in the Tang Hall area of York and would be interested in running and supporting your own community project? Apply for up to £500 to fund your project idea The Tang Hall Big Local is a £1 million lottery fund awarded to Tang Hall which seeks to … Continue reading Community Grants Scheme
Volunteering while at university is a great way of getting work experience and developing your skills, at the same time as helping others. Volunteering might be for you if: you want to either help the community or get involved with a subject you’re passionate about you’re job hunting and would like some extra examples of … Continue reading The benefits of volunteering