Times like this show just how important volunteers and communities coming together can be. Find out how the current crisis can impact your volunteering and discover how you may source volunteering roles including volunteering from home. We have also answered any COVID related volunteering questions you may have.
Volunteering, n. [vol-uhn-teer-ing]:
Any activity that involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that aims primarily to benefit the environment or someone (individuals or groups) other than close relatives.
Volunteering is a great way to enhance your University experience. You can make new friends, become part of the local community and develop new skills which will look great on your CV.
There are a wide range of opportunities for you to get involved with including supporting other students through to getting involved in charities and not for profit organisations in the wider community.
Volunteering is part of Stellify. To complete the “Make a Difference” section of Stellify you need to complete 40 hours of verified community-based volunteering. Volunteering roles that benefit other students may count towards the “Step Up and lead” section. For more information on Stellify go to www.manchester.ac.uk/stellify.
Volunteer Hub is our portal for applying for opportunities and recording hours completed. Find out more about Volunteer Hub here.