Do you have an interest in working with people and helping others? Contribute to the community by volunteering as a mentor, an advocate or a support worker. Applications close Sunday Week 6 (16th February).

York Neighbours: Community Outreach Volunteers

Give back to the community by supporting older people with feelings of loneliness. Phone elderly people for a chat and help organise group outings. Great for those looking for experience in social outreach and the charity sector.

Yorkshire Housing: Help At Hand Volunteer

Support people in their homes with tasks such as cooking and shopping, as well as help them build relationships in the community by attending social events. This is a great opportunity for those looking to get into social work.

Musical Connections: Music Group Volunteer

Help deliver music sessions and help reduce social isolation among York’s Ederly. A great way to gain some music teaching experience and help the community.

Oaken Grove: Older Person’s Computer Mentor

Share your knowledge and help older people to get the most out of their computer and being online.

How it works... 

1. Browse our wide range of opportunities available this term, making sure the key dates and time commitment fit around your academic timetable. 

2. Apply through Careers Gateway, in the 'Exclusive Opportunities @York' tab. 

3. Receive a confirmation email and wait to hear back from your community partner.