Mark your calendars, every year we organise some big events in our volunteering year. See below for more information.
Freshers Week - September 2023
We will be promoting a wide range of volunteering opportunities and encoruging all students to engage in meaningful and exciting volunteering role.
Student Volunteering Week - 5th of Feburary to 11th of Feburary 2024
Student Volunteering Week is a week to appreciate the students impact on their communities and promotes student volunteering. We will be promoting and encouraging students to participate in a wide range of volunteering activities.
National Volunteers Week - 1st of June to the 7th of June 2024
The week raises awareness about the benefits of becoming a volunteer and the diverse volunteering roles that are available. This will give you the opportunity to volunteer and have a positive impact on the community. This is also a week to celebrate volunteers and say thank volunteers for the contribution that they make.
Brunel Mentor Buddy Application opens in March 2024
Be apart of Brunel's supportive community, connect to enourage and grow and register to be a Brunel Mentor Buddy by clicking HERE
Brunel Mentor Buddies training 2023
- Before the 31st of August 2023, all students must complete the online Brunel Mentor Buddies training which is now available on BrightSpace and is titled ‘Brunel Mentor Buddies’.
- You will be required to attend a Face to Face training session on Friday the 15th of September 2023 (location will be confirmed via email closer to the time). If you are unable to attend, you must inform the volunteers team at least 48 hours before the training session by emailing email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org
- On Thursday the 21st of September 2023 , you will be required to attend the fun social event where you will meet your new Brunel Mentee and this will also give you a chance to meet and socialise with your fellow mentors.
Students In Schools Scheme - Available all year!
Brunel Students in Schools offers you a unique opportunity to volunteer and work alongside qualified teachers in a school. This is a fantastic opportunity to inspire young minds, support a young person’s academic and personal growth and improve your employment prospects.
If you are interested, please email: Brunelvolunteers@brunel.ac.uk with your full name and your student ID Number
Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony
Come and join us as we honour and celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of our students and staff volunteers at our themed awards ceremony/dinner. It is a special occassion where we acknowledege remarkable volunteering contribution and achievements. To ensure your volunteering hours are recorded correctly and on time, you should submit your online timesheet on a monthly basis.