January is (nearly) over and you want to get your volunteering started. But how? But who? But what? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered with these five great opportunities to kick start the year!
1. Have a good think
It sounds a little simple and obvious, but it’s really important that you think about your motivations. We wrote this blog last year about how to start thinking about volunteering and you can always book an appointment with the LSE Volunteer Centre if you’re still stuck.
2. Volunteering Fair
Twice a year we invite a whole bunch of our amazing charity partners for the legendary LSE Volunteering Fairs. On Thursday 3 February, we’ll be hosting 15 organisations that are looking to recruit LSE student volunteers, because they know just how passionate and committed you are! Remember to book your slot on CareerHub.
3. One-off volunteering
Our one-off volunteering programme is great for students who haven’t volunteered before, or are afraid they don’t have time to volunteer. We have a range of opportunities coming up this term both online, on campus and off campus all focusing on a range of different causes so they’ll be something to suit you! Check them all out on our events page.
5. Student Volunteering Week
During Week 4 of Lent Term (7-13 February), universities across the UK will be celebrating Student Volunteering Week 2022. It’s a whole week dedicated to celebrating the amazing volunteering students do in their local and wider communities! So what’s happening during the week? All week, we’ll be showcasing causes students can get involved in and highlighting volunteering at LSE. For updates about the week, keep an eye on our Instagram (@lsevolunteering), but check out our blog with all the events you can get involved with!
If we’ve inspired you to volunteer, check out one of our other 200+ ongoing opportunities or book a one-to-one with David Coles, the Volunteer Centre Manager if you have more questions. If you are short on time, then take a look at the one-off opportunities organised by the LSE Volunteer Centre. And why not follow us on Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date with our events and opportunities and read our blog for more volunteering tips and stories.