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Bethan Wilson

September 30th, 2020

Why you should become an Student Volunteering Ambassador

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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Bethan Wilson

September 30th, 2020

Why you should become an Student Volunteering Ambassador

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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Are you passionate about volunteering? Do you want inspire your fellow LSE students to volunteer? Become an LSE Student Volunteering Ambassador!

Volunteering Ambassadors are LSE students who are passionate about volunteering and want to inspire the rest of the student body to volunteer. Through social media campaigns, events, Student Volunteering Week and much more, our ambassadors are advocates for the benefits of volunteering.

But why should you become one?

Part of the LSE Community

As an ambassador you’ll have the chance to work closely with the LSE Volunteer Centre and other departments across the school. You’ll also be working with your current network to promote your work through societies and your academic department. It’s a great chance for you to get to know how parts of the school work and how you can influence change within it!

Personal Development Opportunity

The role is what you make of it! You can develop your marketing skills through social media, strengthen your leadership skills or have the chance to run events. We’ll help you set personal goals for the year and empower you to reach them.  It’s also a fantastic change to work on your communication and interpersonal skills, as you’ll be working with the other ambassadors and in smaller project groups.

Meeting New People

You’ll working with 14 other LSE students who are also passionate about volunteering, from different departments, years and SU societies! It’s a great opportunity to meet new people that you might not have met otherwise. At meetings you’ll be brainstorming with your fellow ambassadors and working on projects together. We’ll also help to organise a social for the team!

 

What will you be doing?

You’ll be taking part in, and leading, lots of exciting events throughout the year and creating other initiatives to help inspire fellow LSE students to volunteer. You’ll be working as a team with other ambassadors to come up with new ideas and give advice to the Volunteer Centre about what students are thinking when it comes to volunteering. Check out the role description for more information!

How do you apply?

Fill out our short application form on CareerHub: https://careers.lse.ac.uk/students/jobs/detail/649631/student-volunteering-ambassado

This is the second round of recruitment, and applications will be closing on 9 October!

Any questions?

If you have any questions or queries about the role, please do not hesitate to get in contact with Beth Wilson (LSE Volunteer Centre Coordinator) at volunteer@lse.ac.uk.

 

 

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Bethan Wilson

Beth’s main responsibilities are working with a fantastic team of Student Volunteering Ambassadors and coordinating the centre’s marketing and communications. As an LSE alumni, Beth strives to put the LSE student experience at the heart of everything the Volunteer Centre does.

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