Volunteering resources

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this Spring?

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this spring? LSE Careers is pleased to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Santander Universities offering LSE students and graduates paid internships within the charity sector during 2018. If you are looking for interesting, paid work experience in the charity sector and you are available to start this spring, […]

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Students with disabilities – apply to attend Access to Employment 2018

As Careers Consultant for disabled students I often get asked questions about whether employers will view a candidate negatively if they disclose a disability. Understandably there may be concerns about a lack of understanding or an unwillingness to make adjustments and, more often than not, you may not know the support you’re entitled to or how to handle situations such […]

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A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector. Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising as […]

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Come talk to charities during #CharityTuesday in Michaelmas Term

#CharityTuesday Every Tuesday during term, the LSE Volunteer Centre invites a different charity to campus for Charity Tuesdays. #CharityTuesday started on social media platforms several years ago as a way of generating conversations and sharing thoughts about the third sector. It offers a great chance to find out more about the breadth of the sector and chat to current employees, but also aims […]

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Students say volunteering improves their LSE experience

Research completed by the LSE Volunteer Centre shows that 69.6% of students who volunteer feel this has improved their university experience. Key findings The biggest motivator for LSE students to volunteer is because they want to ‘improve things’, with 87.7% of respondents agreeing with this statement. 94% of those that do volunteer would recommend it to a friend. 76.7% think that […]

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How to get your first job in the charity sector

The not-for-profit sector has always been an attractive option for experienced people who reach a stage in their careers where making a difference and feeling a sense of personal satisfaction become more important than status or financial reward. With their compelling causes and varied career paths, charities are now attracting a much wider range of applicants, including those looking for […]

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These are the latest volunteering opportunities being advertised through the Volunteer Centre. Search all the volunteering opportunities we are advertising on LSE CareerHub.

Volunteer transcriber

30 Jun 2018
London United Kingdom
Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) is seeking volunteers to transcribe tapes for a national project addressing loneliness and isolation amongst older people.

Business Assistant Internship

31 Jul 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
Business
Charity
Admin
Events
Fundraising

British Red Cross - International Youth Volunteering - Germany (Halle & Neinstedt)

5 May 2018
Germany
This programme offers a great opportunity for UK 18-30 year olds to volunteer with Red Cross related projects whilst learning another culture and language! It's fully funded which may be particularly beneficial to those who might not have the opportunity otherwise to volunteer overseas.

Youth Work Programme Management Intern

29 Apr 2018
Clerkenwell Greater London United Kingdom
This internship will focus on supporting our youth service which is unique in addressing the needs of those aged 19 - 30 years who have experienced childhood adversity. The youth programme management intern will be support on a variety of areas from frontline engagement to evaluating impact.

Fundraising & Events Intern

29 Apr 2018
Clerkenwell United Kingdom
Body & Soul is an innovative charity that uses a comprehensive, community-based and trauma informed approach to address the life-threatening effects of adverse childhood experiences.

British Red Cross International Youth Volunteering Programme - France, Iceland, Portugal & Norway

29 Apr 2018
France
This programme offers a great opportunity to volunteer on Red Cross projects whilst learning another culture and language! It's fully funded which may be especially beneficial to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to volunteer overseas.

Link Up Volunteer

23 Aug 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Volunteers are matched with a blind or partially sighted person who would benefit from companionship and needs someone to come with them to a social or leisure activity. We try to match people with similar interests so that everyone gets to have a good time. All activities are in in London.

Volunteer Mentor to new LSE students

13 May 2018
London England United Kingdom
Off Campus Support Mentors support a group of mentees (who are usually from the same department as them) to settle in to life at LSE and get to know each other. The Off Campus Support Scheme provides support for new, undergraduate or General Course students who do not live in LSE halls of residence.

Bike Buddies

2 Sep 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Bike Buddies matches our refugee cyclists with a buddy in their local area to help them build confidence using their bike. If you love cycling and would like to share your knowledge of local short-cuts, safer routes and nice green spaces, then we need you!

Young Professionals Network Volunteer

27 Apr 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Persia Educational Foundation is looking for a volunteer to coordinate an event.

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Post Pals - one-off volunteering

Starts: 23 Apr 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Apr 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 19
Help ‘Post a Smile on a Child’s Face’ by sending a card or letter to seriously ill children and their siblings. You can read a bit about the children, choose to whom you’ll write, and then make a card or write a letter to help make them smile and feel less isolated.

One-off Volunteering:Evening Event Crew - The MoonWalk London

Starts: 12 May 2018 5:00 PM
Finishes: 13 May 2018
Join Walk The Walk's 2,000 strong team of incredible volunteers at The MoonWalk London on 12th May to enjoy a different kind of Saturday night and help to raise millions of pounds whilst doing so!

One-off Volunteering: Overnight Event Crew - The MoonWalk London

Starts: 12 May 2018 7:30 PM
Finishes: 13 May 2018 6:00 AM
Join Walks The Walk's 2,000 strong team of incredible volunteers at The MoonWalk London on 12th – 13th May to enjoy a different kind of Saturday night and help to raise millions of pounds whilst doing so!

One-off Volunteering: Morning Event Crew - The MoonWalk London

Starts: 13 May 2018 6:00 AM
Finishes: 13 May 2018 12:00 PM
​Join Walk The Walk's 2,000 strong team of incredible volunteers at The MoonWalk London on 13th May to enjoy a different kind of Sunday morning and help to raise millions of pounds whilst doing so!

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