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Volunteering: Coventry news

Volunteering – why it’s important

Coventry University and the Students’ Union have been volunteering in the local community for many years, and has hundreds of opportunities for you to get involved in. At the moment, these are mostly online because of the pandemic.

Virtual Volunteering - Overcoming the challenges of the pandemic

The effect that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the University and its activities has been far-reaching and we have all had to get used to a new way of working, learning and volunteering!

Your NHS needs you!

In response to England’s national lockdown, They are now recruiting for NHS Volunteer Responders across the country.

Student Volunteers Making a Difference in the Local Community!

Make a Difference Days are one-off volunteering opportunities which are organised throughout the year and are a great way to get involved in volunteering with no long term commitment. You can make a positive impact in just a few hours and it's quick and easy to take part.

Treasurer Volunteering Role with Carers Trust Heart of England

To provide general financial oversight to ensure that tasks such as record keeping, the following of procedures, reports, accounts, and audits are being completed efficiently. Training will be provided which can be included on your CV whilst gaining practical experience of financial management.

Could you help to support young people?

Carers Trust Heart of England need volunteers who are passionate in supporting young people to reach their full potential. They are looking for fun, enthusiastic and vibrant volunteers to assist with age-appropriate activities and sessions.

Student Volunteering Week Retrospective

Back in February the Student Life department put together a full week's worth of volunteering activities for staff and students to get involved as part of national Student Volunteering Week. Here's what we got up to!

Volunteering - Come Get Involved!

We host hundreds of opportunities from local and national charities to groups and events on campus. And CUSU Volunteering is here to support you on your journey into volunteering and beyond!

Trussell Trust | Warehouse Food Bank Volunteering

On Thursday morning members of the public as well as CUSU Volunteering Coordinator Kitt gave some time to assist with the issues being faced by Coventry's Trussell Trust Foodbank Warehouse.

Volunteering has given me friends for life

Odion Ibadin is a 3rd year law student from Nigeria and for the past few years, she has been one of the University’s most prolific student volunteers.

“It all began in my first year when I saw the variety of volunteering opportunities that were open to me,” said Odion.

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