Volunteering resources

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

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this summer? 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 summer, […]


Calling all charities and social enterprises – Internship funding is open for Summer 2018!

LSE Careers are proud to continue our partnership with Santander Universities and have committed to managing the process of funding 35 internships specifically for social enterprises and the charity sector in 2018. Successful organisations will be awarded £1000 to hire an LSE Intern for 127 hours of full time or part time employment. Internships should start between the dates of 11th June […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.

Immigration Assistant (non-advice giving)

10 Aug 2018
United Kingdom
Immigration Assistant (non-advice giving)

Volunteer Bilingual Receptionist

27 Jul 2018
Brixton Greater London United Kingdom
As a key contact, you will be at the front desk of our organisation greeting members from the Latin American community, helping them with general enquiries and referring them to the relevant service. You are expected to register clients, organise appointments, and answer the phone and emails.

LGBT+ ambassador

10 Oct 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
LGBT+ ambassadors visit schools to deliver assemblies and workshops that champion LGBT+ equality, sharing their own stories growing up LGBT+ to connect with students in a powerful way.

Family Services Summer Programme

13 Aug 2018
Victoria, SW1P 2BG Greater London United Kingdom
We have an active and fun summer programme planned for children from low income families and are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help us. The two week programme starts on Monday 6th August and ends Thursday 16th August. Volunteers sign up for one of the weeks, Monday to Thursday 10 - 3pm.

Autism Summer Camp Volunteer

16 Aug 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Autism Summer Camp - 19th to 26th August. We are looking for volunteers to support our members with a learning disability to engage and take part in a wide range of fun activities together on our residential camp. Volunteers will also be providing care for our members with their day to day routines.

Warehouse Assistant

31 Jul 2019
Acton Greater London United Kingdom
Help sort surplus food so that it is ready for delivery out to over 200 charities across London

Drivers Mate

31 Jul 2019
Acton Greater London United Kingdom
Help redistribute surplus food to those in need across London.

Young Champion - Workshop Facilitator

30 Sep 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Rethink Mental Illness are looking for young people interested in improving mental health support for young people to work with us to design and deliver mental health workshops to young people and professionals.

IDPC Campaigns & Communications Officer

31 Jul 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
The selected candidate will help us enhance IDPC’s visibility by helping our communications work, and providing some research and administrative support to our small team of advocates.

After School / Saturday Club Volunteer

19 Dec 2018
Brixton Greater London United Kingdom
The Baytree Centre is a social inclusion project for women and girls based in Brixton, London. We aim to create supportive pathways towards social inclusion for inner city families. We are looking for enthusiastic female volunteers to help run our after school and Saturday morning clubs.

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub

CVs in and out of Academia for PhDs and Research Staff

Starts: 16 Jul 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 16 Jul 2018 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 35
In this seminar we will look at how PhD students and researchers can put together strong applications for jobs inside and outside of academia, including what employers expect to see in applications and how you can present yourself successfully at this stage of the recruitment process.

​APAC | 2019 Summer Internship Info Session at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Singapore

Starts: 17 Jul 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2018 7:00 PM
Come and meet us to find out more about our different divisions, and what we look for in our recruitment process.

Meet McKinsey Greater China in London 2018

Starts: 21 Jul 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Meet McKinsey Greater China.

Inside the Industry

Starts: 23 Jul 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Jul 2018 5:00 PM
If you’re currently studying abroad and thinking about starting your career in Asia, check out our Inside the Industry program, held over the summer in Hong Kong & Singapore.

Intensive one-day Mock Assessment Centre

Starts: 24 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Jul 2018 4:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Assessment centres are a critical part of the recruitment process for many employers. This intensive one-day workshop is structured to simulate a typical assessment day and will provide practical experience of the tasks involved.

FreshLook Banking

Starts: 24 Jul 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jul 2018 7:00 PM
​FreshLook is a profile-raising event specifically designed to introduce first-year female students (or second year if on a two year course) to the wide range of careers in investment and corporate banking,held on 24th July 2018.

​APAC | 2019 Summer Internship Info Session at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hong Kong

Starts: 26 Jul 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2018 7:00 PM
Come and meet us to find out more about our different divisions, and what we look for in our recruitment process.

Summer School in Cyprus “Global Finance and the Banking System”

Starts: 29 Jul 2018
Finishes: 6 Aug 2018 11:59 PM

Heading the curriculum will be Sir Christopher A. Pissarides, Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Nobel Laureate in Economic Science in 2010.

Huawei 'Seeds for the Future' Programme 2018

Starts: 1 Aug 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Aug 2018 5:00 PM
We are offering UK undergraduates – studying STEM or related disciplines (e.g. Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computing) the opportunity to travel to China on a 4-week programme in August 2018.

Beijing Careers Fair 2018

Starts: 13 Aug 2018 2:30 PM
Finishes: 13 Aug 2018 5:00 PM
LSE Careers will be hosting three careers fairs in Asia this summer. Attend the careers fair in Beijing to learn more about graduate opportunities in the region.

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