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Current location: Coventry

This opportunity is based in Scarborough which is quite far from Coventry!
If you are a CU Scarborough student you can view the opportunity here

Historic Coventry Trust

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Historic Coventry Trust is an energetic charity that was launched in 2015 formed to acquire, restore and reuse Coventry’s...

City Tours Research Volunteer

This opportunity takes place from 04 Jan 2021. Closing date for applications is 14 Dec.

Are you someone who enjoys learning and has a passion to discover the city you study in? Then we have the perfect remote volunteering opportunity for you. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated student volunteers to take part in our new City Tours Volunteering Project.

Over the course of this project you will have the opportunity to create a bespoke tour of what makes Coventry city all that it is, through creating different themed tours that highlight everything from historical buildings, to social hot spots and must see leisure venues that every person should experience. You will be responsible for helping to develop the content of these city tours, that will not only help to welcome fellow students and visits to the city, but also allow others to enjoy your favourite places and make people feel at home in Coventry. This project is covid-19 safe being online based and digitally managed, and can be completed from the comfort of your own space.

Hours per week

4 minimum

Hours details

Can be completely flexible around your studies and commitments.

Training available

No formal training is required.



DBS required?


Benefits to self

Be part of a dynamic research team from the comfort of your own home, with this is covid-19 safe online opportunity, which is entirely flexible around you. Make a difference in the city you live in. Enhance your mental wellbeing, through working toward an exciting and innovative project.

Benefits to others

Connect directly with likeminded students, and help to combat the feeling of isolation through working collaboratively in a digital format on a project that matters. Develop and create bespoke tour content that is welcoming and relevant to everyone, to enhance their experience of Coventry.

Transport details

Not Applicable

Time commitment

Volunteers are committed to the project once signed up and accepted, doing a minimum of 4 hours a week throughout the duration of this project.


Online support and guidance is provided throughout the project, and is available to you via our digital zoom project check ins and regular emails. You will receive a digital zoom project brief at the beginning of this project, outlining project timescales, outcomes and responsibilities.


Not Applicable
  • ProfessionsIT, Online Volunteering
  • Culture & HeritageHeritage
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