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This opportunity is based in Scarborough which is quite far from Coventry!
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Volunteering projects offered through the CUSU Volunteering Department, in the local community and online too.

City Host Community Activator

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Coventry City Culture of Trust in partnership with EnV and CUSU are recruiting more than 5,000 volunteers to be part of its City Hosts Programme. As a City Hosts Community Activator you will be a confident communicator and you may have supervisory responsibility for small teams of City Host Volunteers.  Engaging with the local community to encourage participation in the City Hosts Programme, you will have contact with a wide age range, to ensure the City Hosts Programmes engages participants that are representative of the City.   You will also be directly supporting the individual Event/Volunteer Managers. You will lead by example and help provide a positive volunteer experience.

Tasks include: 

Support recruitment

Support promotion of events

Support volunteers throughout their volunteering experience


You could also support with:

Meeting and greeting volunteers at events

Assist with the running of events

You may also directly support individual Event(s)/Volunteer Managers.

You will lead by example and help provide a positive volunteer experience.



Hours per week


Hours details

Shifts will be approximately three hours. You will be able to provide preferred availability.

Training available

You must complete all mandatory training.



DBS required?


Benefits to self

Access to free training. Enhance your CV. Enhance and gain personal skills, knowledge and experience. Gain Leadership Skills. Feel valued and part of a team. Grow your social circle and meet new people. Get to know the local community.

Benefits to others

Supporting a project that will benefit the local community. Empower, inspire and motivate individuals.

Transport details

You must be able to arrange your own transportation to and from events.

Time commitment

Commit to volunteering at a minimum of three events between May 2021 and May 2022.


Support will be provided by the CUSU Volunteering & Community Coordinator.


Not applicable.
  • ProfessionsEvents, Marketing
  • Culture & HeritagePublic events
  • People & CommunitiesChildren, Elderly, Faith, Families, Young People
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