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Jump in to Volunteering at Queen’s

Volunteer SU had some great advice for any Queen’s students who want to get involved in volunteering – and earn their Degree Plus award in the process.
Here is Margarita from Volunteer SU with a quick recap.
Are you ready to jump in and make a difference?

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Handy Helpers at Volunteer SU

Handy Helpers programme at Queen’s is all about getting stuck in an making a difference in the community, whether it’s through community gardening or reimagining shared community spaces. The best bit? Your hard work will be rewarded with Degree Plus accreditation – meaning you’ll get an extra certificate at graduation in recognition of the skills you’ve developed.
To earn Degree Plus you’ll need to:
Attend 7 volunteering activities
Complete 2 training sessions
Write a 500-word blog reflecting on the experience.

Find out more and apply

Local Volunteering

The government have written this guide to your rights as a volunteer in the UK

Find paid work in the voluntary sector Community NI

International Volunteering

These are just a few of the many sites that will help you find volunteering opportunities abroad:

Idealist.org– have lots of useful information for those considering international volunteering, including this discussion about the ethics of international volunteering and a list of questions to ask sending and hosting organisations.

 

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