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1 Volunteering in Newcastle Northumbria Students’ Union, Northumbria University SCAN, Newcastle University Volunteer Centre Newcastle

2 Volunteering with Northumbria Students’ Union We have lots of student-led projects that other students lead for you to volunteer with. Examples of projects that you can get involved in now include: IT Classes for older learners Food Banks for those living in food poverty Story Time project for children Random Acts of Kindness Student allotment growing vegetables Food Coop selling ethical products Christmas Volunteering Week 1 st – 7 th December – a week of Christmas themed volunteering activities across Newcastle. Claire at to find out more and to sign up for the

3 Careers & Employment Northumbria University Sign up to JobsOnline and discover part-time jobs and volunteer roles that build your work experience Careers Drop-in advice each weekday 10.00am pm Located on the ground floor of the University Library on the City Campus (to the left of the Ask4Help desk as you walk in) https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/planning-your-career/careers-and-employment/

4 SCAN is the volunteering arm of Newcastle University Student Union, whether its helping the elderly, working with animals or doing a spot of gardening, SCAN will find the perfect project for you! SCAN currently has over 200 opportunities with 110 local charities and worthwhile organisations, We have regular long term opportunities as well as one-offs which are a perfect introduction to volunteering with SCAN. We have our own programme of environmental projects where we do gardening in the community, grow fruit and veg at our allotment, keep bees, we even have access to our own woodland and brew our own beer!

5 Why volunteer???? Volunteering is a great way of making a positive impact on the city you are studying in. As well as looking good on your CV and providing you with excellent work experience it is a fantastic way of meeting people and making new friends. You may want work experience to support your degree course, or you might want to volunteer in an area that has nothing to do with your studies, either way SCAN will have the project for you. Find out more…. We are located on the first floor of the Newcastle University Student Union Building, pop by Monday – Tuesday 10-4 to chat to a member of the SCAN team. Or you can register online and view all of our opportunities at /scan/ Its Fun… Its Free…

6 Volunteer Centre Newcastle Paid to support any resident in Newcastle Works with over 500 groups looking for volunteers focused search max 3 roles Newsletters 1:1 appointments

7 Questions? Useful links/contact details


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