Volunteering is great for the community, excellent for any CV and a good way to make new friends. We have many opportunities here at BGU for you to discover and take part in volunteering, whether that’s staying at home and helping out at Freshers events or going abroad and raising money for charity. Take a look through the below information and options to see what you could be doing:
Jobs+ Vacancies Board
We advertise a variety of jobs and opportunities including local, national and international volunteering. Click the link to browse some of the latest volunteering vacancies. You may need to register and login to view all the details and to apply.
Volunteering through BGU
Here at BGU we offer a wide range of rewarding opportunities for you to volunteer within the local community or further afield, enabling you to explore cultural issues or help a cause close to your heart.
By taking part in our Volunteer Programme you can achieve the Volunteering Award by participating in volunteering activities for a set number of hours.
Guide to Volunteering
Higher education has always been about much more than simply getting a degree. Universities play a vital role in supporting social, intellectual and cultural life in the UK through their engagement with the public. Students acknowledge the positive benefits of volunteering for enhancing their employability. Have a look through this guide for more information and how you can get started.
Vacation and Gap Year Jobs
During your vacation or gap year, you will probably want to look for paid work either in the UK or overseas. This is a good opportunity to gain valuable work experience and perhaps volunteer. This Fact Sheet includes links to finding volunteer and job opportunities locally, nationally or internationally.