Give and gain by volunteering

Active Student is the university’s award-winning volunteering service. It can provide you with volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and supported. Find out how you can register as a volunteer.

Latest news and events

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What organisations can I work with?

contentbox-question-orange.gifWe have volunteer opportunities with a wide range of community, voluntary, public sector and not-for-profit organisations in and around Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

Why volunteer?

hyde-plus2.jpgThere's more to volunteering than just the feel-good factor. Find out how volunteering will help you as well as helping others in your community.

How much time does it take?

contentbox-question-orange.gifHow much you volunteer depends on you. We have one-off opportunities lasting a few hours, or longer opportunities that require up to a year-long commitment.

Volunteer opportunity of the week:

Looking for teaching, arts, community or working with young people experience?

Workshop Volunteers needed - Brighton Photo Biennial 2014

Volunteers will work alongside Annis Joslin, an experienced artist
facilitator, to plan and deliver photography-based workshops with secondary
school aged students inspired by Brighton Photo Biennial 2014 with Photoworks.
You will work in pairs or small groups to research, plan and prepare for
leading a practical or discussion based photography workshop and then lead
photography-based workshops in a gallery setting.

Training in September, volunteering in October. Deadline to apply is 31 August 2014.

You can view the full details and all of our roles on the Vacancy and Events Service or get in touch with Active Student to find out more.








Volunteering with Active Student

Student Volunteering Week 2014

podcast-bullet.gifSusan Bentley, Volunteering Project Officer, talks to Radio Reverb about Student Volunteering Week 2014. Listen to the interview here.