Volunteering events

The LSE Volunteer Centre team organises lots of different volunteering events throughout the year for you to get involved in. You can find all our events listed below and you can book your place on CareerHub.

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Gabriella Monasso

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One-off volunteering

Afraid you don’t have time to volunteer? Or have you never volunteered before? Why not join one of our one-off volunteering opportunities and meet students from around the school whilst doing something good. Opportunities take up maximum one day, with no further commitment.

One-off volunteering: Operation War Diary

Starts: 9 Oct 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 9 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE, space 2.
Remaining places: 77
Would you like to do some volunteering and develop a new skill? Then why not try volunteering? The story of the British Army during the First World War is waiting to be discovered in 1.5 million pages of war diaries - we need your help to reveal their stories.

One-off volunteering: Post Pals

Starts: 11 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Building
Remaining places: 58
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: Nature conservationist at the Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Starts: 17 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Meet on LSE campus and travel to Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park, Thames Park, John Harrison Way, London SE10 OQZ
Remaining places: 11
The LSE Volunteer Centre is recruiting a team of LSE students to volunteer for the day at Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park to help the wardens carry out vital management work.

One-off volunteering: Transcribe Anti-Slavery Manuscripts

Starts: 22 Oct 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE, space 2.
Remaining places: 76
Would you like to do some volunteering and develop a new skill? Then why not try volunteering? The correspondence between anti-slavery activists in the 19th century is waiting to be discovered in collections of handwritten pages - we need your help to reveal their stories.

One-off volunteering: Post Pals

Starts: 15 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE
Remaining places: 60
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: Knit for peace

Starts: 22 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: LSE - LIFE Space 2
Remaining places: 30
Join us and "knit for peace", an initiative which brought together women of traditionally hostile communities in Rwanda and India to knit clothes for children in need. Whether you've never knit a stitch or you're an accomplished knitter, come along and make something for those in need.

 

Insights, tips, and tricks

Do you wonder what the benefits of volunteering are? Or how you can get involved? Find out more during these seminars.

Volunteering : how, why, what and when?

Starts: 5 Oct 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Oct 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM.3.02
Remaining places: 120
Come along to this seminar to find out how you can get involved in volunteering whilst you are studying at LSE and what opportunities are available.

 

Volunteering fairs

Come along and meet a range of charities offering various volunteering roles.

 

Skill building workshops

Build new skills whilst supporting the work of a charity.

 

Personalised advice

Would you like more advice or do you want to talk about anything volunteering related? Book a one-to-one discussion with the Volunteer Centre Manager.

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact us

Telephone

Careers enquiries 020 7955 7135

Employer enquiries 020 7107 5293

Volunteer Centre 020 3486 2952

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Email

Careers enquiries careers@lse.ac.uk

Employer enquiries careers.employers@lse.ac.uk

Volunteer Centre volunteer@lse.ac.uk

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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, 1 Sheffield Street, London, WC2A 2AP