Volunteer drop-in sessions

The Volunteering and Community Engagement Team hold drop-in sessions for you if you have any queries about volunteering. The drop-in sessions take place during Semester time on:

  • Mondays from 12 noon to 1pm
  • Wednesdays from 1pm to 2pm

These take place at the Careers Centre, The Atrium, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL.

If you have any questions please use these times to come in and talk to a staff member from the Volunteering and Community Engagement Team. At other times we can't guarantee that someone will be available to talk to you unless you have made an appointment beforehand.

The Volunteering and Community Engagement Team

The Volunteering and Community Engagement Team offers you enthusiasm, knowledge, skills and support. The team consists of:

Lindsay Gilbert, Volunteering and Community Engagement Manager

Lindsay leads on University-wide volunteering schemes, The University of Manchester's Volunteer of the Year Awards and safeguarding. 

Kirsty Hutchison, Volunteering and Community Engagement Consultant

Kirsty leads on the developing volunteering initiatives in local neighbourhoods. She is also responsible for developing arts and culture volunteering.

Emma Richardson, Volunteering and Community Engagement Consultant

Emma leads on the development of international volunteering initiatives. She is also responsible for developing health volunteering opportunities.

Millie Loxton, Volunteering and Community Engagement Executive

Millie is responsible for developing environmental volunteer initiatives and volunteer opportunities with vulnerable adults. Millie co-leads on organising the Volunteering and Social Justice Fair and Student Volunteering Week.

Debbie Houghton, Volunteering and Community Engagement Executive

Debbie co-leads on Student Volunteering Week and the Volunteering and Social Justice Fair. She is also responsible for developing educational related volunteering, environmental volunteer initiatives and volunteer opportunities for international students. 

Emily Storey, Volunteering and Community Engagement Intern

Emily supports the work on Volunteer Days and Volunteer Projects.

Catherine Barnes, Volunteering Administrator

Catherine leads on all queries regarding the Volunteer Hub, as well as general enquiries.

Contact us

The Volunteering and Community Engagement Team                
The Student Development and Community Engagement Division
The University of Manchester
Room 3.206 University Place
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL

Email: volunteers@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 2851

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