Volunteering Hub

 

The Volunteering Hub is exclusively for current students at the University of Edinburgh. It can be used to:

Search for UK based volunteering vacancies

Create your profile – to capture your volunteering experience and achievements

Log your volunteering hours – receive a certificate at the end of the year!

Add your skills and download your record

These tools support CV building for employability, encouraging long term thinking for post-university life.

 

Get AWARDED for your volunteering. Find out about our Award schemes here.

 

For further help with using the Hub, read our full Volunteer User Guide.

 

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  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Race 2 Tracker

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Feb 2019 and 16 Feb 2019. Closing date for applications is 08 Feb.

    We require volunteers to track the safety of the Race 2 Participants. Teams will be making their way to a TBC location without spending any money. They will have had to raise a minimum of £500 for a charity of their choice in order to take part.

    • Type of activityCommunity
    • AvailabilitySaturday AM, Saturday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Teamwork
    • Verbal communication and presentation
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Christmas wrapping volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 30 Nov 2018 and 23 Dec 2018. Closing date for applications is 17 Dec.

    St Columba's Hospice are looking for volunteers to help with their Christmas Gift Wrapping, at Ocean Terminal, Leith from the 30th of November to the 23rd of December.

    • Type of activityAdministration/office work, Art and culture: music, drama, crafts, galleries and museums
    • AvailabilityFriday AM, Friday PM, Monday AM, Monday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, Sunday AM, Sunday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off, Christmas
    • Creativity and inventive thinking
    • Interpersonal / Confidence
    • Public engagement
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    One-off volunteering with Scottish Canals

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 21 Nov 2018 and 21 Dec 2018. Closing date for applications is 17 Dec.

    Help to tidy up local canals and maintain beautiful Scottish Canals.

    • AvailabilityFriday AM, Friday PM, Monday AM, Monday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, Sunday AM, Sunday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM
    • Type of activityEnvironment/conservation/outdoors
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Cross-cultural communication
    • Interpersonal / Confidence
    • Teamwork
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Painting Volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 17 Jan 2019 and 18 Jan 2019. Closing date for applications is 10 Jan.

    Help paint the exterior of Living Well North Edinburgh, a community mental health organisation.

    • Type of activityCommunity, Mental health
    • AvailabilityThursday AM, Thursday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Project management
    • Teamwork
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Craft Volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 20 Jan 2019 and 21 Jan 2019. Closing date for applications is 13 Jan.

    Help make crafts with Kilcheran’s project Fusion Scotland-Pakistan, connecting Scotland and artisan women in the north of Pakistan.

    • Type of activityCommunity, Equality and Diversity
    • AvailabilitySunday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Creativity and inventive thinking
    • Teamwork
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Painting Volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 23 Jan 2019 and 24 Jan 2019. Closing date for applications is 09 Jan.

    Painting the reception area at Granton Information Centre and two meeting/interview rooms.

    • Type of activityCommunity
    • AvailabilityWednesday AM, Wednesday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Teamwork
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Tidy Up Volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 30 Jan 2019 and 31 Jan 2019. Closing date for applications is 23 Jan.

    We require volunteer assistance to clear and organise space within meeting and storage rooms, and take forward a number of filing projects to improve our filing systems.

  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Sustainable Fashion Finders at Satcol

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 06 Feb 2019 and 07 Feb 2019. Closing date for applications is 30 Jan.

    At The Salvation Army donation centre we receive approximately 2 tonnes of textile donations a week. These are made up of various materials, from shoes, bags and belts to clothes, curtains and bed covers.

    • Type of activityCharity shops/Retail, Environment/conservation/outdoors
    • AvailabilityWednesday AM, Wednesday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Specialist knowledge
    • Teamwork
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Painting Volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 13 Feb 2019 and 14 Feb 2019. Closing date for applications is 06 Feb.

    To prepare for painting and to paint the toilet in the community cafe at the Open Door.

    • Type of activityCommunity
    • AvailabilityWednesday PM
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Project management
    • Teamwork
    • Time management
  • Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

    Tartan Rainbow Ceilidh Volunteer

    Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

    This opportunity takes place between 16 Mar 2019 and 17 Mar 2019. Closing date for applications is 02 Mar.

    We will need support setting up the venue and supporting the event into the evening.

    • AvailabilitySaturday PM
    • Type of activityEvents, Health and social care
    • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
    • Opportunity lengthOne-off
    • Assertiveness
    • Public engagement
    • Teamwork
    • Time management
    • Verbal communication and presentation
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