Whatever your degree, Royal Holloway Volunteering exist to get involved in the wider community through volunteering. The team run many collaborative projects with local community organisations as they connect, train and support staff and students seeking to volunteer in the local area and beyond. Whether it is teaching English to young refugees, supporting your local foodbank, cutting down invasive trees or holding tea parties for isolated elderly people, we have opportunities for you.
Volunteering Leadership Roles are a great way to get involved in different activities, learn new skills and build your confidence and CV, all while helping local people. Through volunteering you can take the lead on a Social Action project, help recruit volunteers and organise volunteering events.
Royal Holloway Volunteering currently has more than 2,300 registered volunteers and over 240 community partners. With such a wealth of opportunities, we’re bound to have a project to make your time at university just that little bit more worthwhile and can give you the chance to make a genuine difference in the community
There are now over 16 sustainable Social Action projects that individuals and groups can volunteer to be involved with too. By helping to lead these projects you can leave your mark on the local community and make a difference in people’s lives.
We are looking for leaders for the following Social Action projects
Donate and Reuse- A sustainability project encouraging students to donate unwanted clothes and food at the end of term.
Food Recycling Scheme- Volunteering with on campus serves to prevent food waste and redistribute unsold food to the local community.
Foodbank- Supporting our local foodbank charity to gather donations of food to local people in need.
International Kitchen- Going into local schools to teach young people about different cultures, through the medium of food!
Love in a Box- A Christmas project gathering shoe boxes full of gifts to be sent to children and adults in need in Bulgaria.
Love Your Campus- An on campus conservation project involving litter picking, gardening and supporting the university estates team.
Love Your Community- Head out in the community to get involved in large litter picking and conservation events in Egham and Englefield Green.
Nature Conservation- Volunteer with the National Trust to conserve the local woodland by coppicing and forest clearing.
Silver Surfers- Put your IT skills to good use, helping elderly people to make the most out of Skype, YouTube and their technology.
STEAM Stars- Robots! Organise school clubs that focus on programming and robot building.
Thames 21- A project that helps to conserve a local stretch of the Thames river, supporting with gardening and clearing.
Find more information about the positions available here.
Think that sounds right for you?
Apply for a Volunteering Leadership role using our online form
Volunteer Leader Role Application
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