Through volunteering, you can enhance your CV, develop new skills and gain worthwhile work experience. Volunteering can help you make informed career choices, is an opportunity to meet new people, gives you the chance to make a difference in the community and it's also good fun. Get involved.
How can volunteering help my career?
Looking for a chance to develop your skills and experience? 73% of employers would employ someone with volunteering experience over someone without (Timebank).
Volun-tees is an online interactive service matching Teesside University students and staff who want to get involved in volunteering with organisations who need them
Register with Volun-tees to search for opportunities and be matched up with a voluntary organisation. Projects can include working with offenders, IT, design, sports coaching, fundraising, working with children and many more. Find out more on the Volun-tees website
You can contact the Student Volunteer Co-ordinator on 01642 342277, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Or you can book a 15-minute appointment to see her between 10.00am and 12.00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
General volunteering websites and resources
- Do-it website
- National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) website
- National Council for Voluntary Youth Services website
- TimeBanking UK website
- Vinspired website
- Voluntary Organisation’s Network North East (VONNE) website
- Voluntary Worker website
- Volunteer Ireland website
- Volunteer Now Northern Ireland website
- Volunteer Scotland website
- Volunteering England website
- Volunteering Wales website
- Volunteers' rights, expenses and placements on the Gov.uk website
- Work Opportunities in the Voluntary Sector on the VolResource website