Volunteering

Volunteering may be a great way to increase your chances of getting your dream job when you leave University or simply a way of giving something back to your community. 
 
The Students' Union Volunteering Service is here to help you!
 

Just follow these 3 simple steps:

  1. Create a Profile.
  2. Click on Browse Opportunities.
  3. Select the organisation you want to volunteer with and click 'I would like to apply'.

We will then put you in touch with the organisation via email.

Make sure you fill in your Volunteering Activity Log!  Don't forget, Reps and Clubs and Societies Committee members are volunteers too!

 

Meet the Volunteering Team

 

 


Alun Minifey 
Student Opportunities Manager
Coordinator (Cambridge)
E: a.minifey@angliastudent.com

Mark Drain 
Activities & Sports Volunteering
Coordinator (Chelmsford)
E: m.drain@angliastudent.com


Clare Rose 
Volunteer Coordinator
(Cambridge)
E: c.rose@angliastudent.com

Stephanie Lane 
Volunteer Coordinator
(Chelmsford)
E: s.lane@angliastudent.com

Emma Hughes 
Volunteer Coordinator
(Chelmsford)
E :e.hughes@angliastudent.com

 

Stay Connected

 @VolunteerARUSU

 Anglia Ruskin Volunteering Service

Cambridge Office

HEL 123, hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
e-mail: volunteeringcam@angliastudent.com Tel: 01223 460008

Chelmsford Office

Tindal Building, Ground Floor, hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
e-mail: volunteeringchelm@angliastudent.com Tel: 01245 258 178

Our Volunteer Service achieves the Quality Standard

Megan Bennett-Students’ Union Communications Officer shares her thoughts about our achievement, “The Students’ Union is extremely proud of achieving this nationally recognised award. It just goes to show how strongly we value our volunteers. Volunteering is a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable skills and attributes whilst having the privilege of giving something back.”

 

Why Be A Student Volunteer?

"As a student you may be convinced that your university life is packed full of assignments, exams, and reading and spending a lot of your time in the library! You may also know that the competition in employment is growing quickly and employers are not only looking for qualifications and good grades anymore, they want experience! This is where the volunteer service comes into play."

 
A student staff member's thoughts.....

"When I first saw the job opportunity I didn’t think twice about applying. I had never done any major or significant volunteering in the past and I thought it would be beneficial for me personally."

 
 
Why Be A Student Volunteer?

"As a student you may be convinced that your university life is packed full of assignments, exams, and reading and spending a lot of your time in the library! You may also know that the competition in employment is growing quickly and employers are not only looking for qualifications and good grades anymore, they want experience! This is where the volunteer service comes into play."

 
A student staff member's thoughts.....

"When I first saw the job opportunity I didn’t think twice about applying. I had never done any major or significant volunteering in the past and I thought it would be beneficial for me personally."

 
South East and Central Mind Ltd Volunteer/Student Counsellor

South East and Central Essex Mind is looking to recruit a number of Volunteer/Student Counsellors who have experience in Makaton or British Sign Language.