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.

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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

Website Designer for Moulsecoomb Social Club

Gain valuable experience with a local website project

Moulsecoomb Social Club is a local social club for all, with some great community facilities right on the doorstep of the Moulsecoomb campus. The Club is looking for a Website Designer who can commit to at least 2-3 hours per week to design a new website for the club. This is an opportunity to get involved in a website project from briefing stage to completion.

The volunteer must be able to design and create websites and be able to communicate effectively with other people who may be inputting into the process.  A great communicator, friendly and non-judgmental are ideal skills.

The volunteer must also be able to demystify IT in a Plain English manner as well as be enthusiastic and create a website that is easy to update.

This role is open to 2nd, 3rd and final year undergraduates as well as postgrads and research students.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Active Student by email:
View other roles on the Vacancy and Events Service or get in touch with Active Student.








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.