Volunteering news

Bag it up with Equation!

Equation’s goal as a charity is for everyone to have equal, healthy relationships, in a society free from domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality.
They are looking for volunteers to help raise funds and awareness by providing a bag packing service at two one off events in Nottingham supermarkets.

Maggie's Centre Cultural Crawl

Walk together for an evening full of fun, food and culture on Friday 29 September.

Join Magie's for a behind-the-scenes experience of some of Nottingham's most iconic landmarks – all to raise money to help us help everyone with cancer.


Help find the micro volunteering campaign for you on Elbi! The website and app which posts 3 different campaigns a day providing a wide range of projects to easily get involved with.

Charity Miles

Charity Miles is a free smartphone app in which people can exercise to donate for free!


Explore the Zooniverse! Volunteers are invited to help with research projects from around the world and across space helping to solve some of life's mysteries.

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a smartphone app which helps blind and visually impaired people 'borrow' the eyes of sighted individuals through live video chat. Help someone with their day-to-day lives one call at a time!

Post Pals

Find a Post Pal today and 'post a smile on a sick child's face'!

Fixed Term Volunteering: Dinosaurs of China

Dinosaurs of China is a one-time only world exclusive exhibition of dinosaurs that has come to Europe for the first time.

Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, hosts the main exhibition, with a complementary exhibition at Lakeside Arts, running until 29 October 2017.

Autumn Volunteering: Oxjam Beeston!

Bigger, better and louder than ever, with over 15 venues and 80 artists, the Oxjam Beeston Takeover is back this October!

Why Being A Global Buddies Mentor is What All the Cool Kids are Doing

Loren Querickiol on the joy of Global Buddies

Summer Volunteering: SharedEd Business Case Officer

A fantastic opportunity to gain experience in building cases for external funding grants.

Summer Volunteering: Health Walk Leader

Best Foot Forward is a Walking for Health scheme run by Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire which offers free weekly
walks around the fantastic green spaces of Nottingham to help people improve
their health and wellbeing.

Summer Volunteering: Lenton Centre Pokémon Club

The Lenton Centre are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help them with their new Pokémon Club. If you’ve got what takes to be the very best, have a passion for Pokémon and working with young people then this opportunity could be the one for you.


Come and volunteer as a Gardening Coordinator at the new community garden at Radford-Lenton Library!

My experience as an international student at UoN

Final year Law student Sami Hawari describes his experience of coming from Jordan as an international student to study here at UoN.

Why I love studying at a global university

Final year French student Nick Robinson shares how UoN's global community has enriched his experience here.


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