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.

Dave Coles


David Coles

Volunteer Centre Manager

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: Painting at St Ethelburga's (Morning Shift)

Starts: 31 Jan 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Venue: St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
Remaining places: 0
Come and lend a hand at the St Elthelburga's Centre, by helping them paint their walls!

One-Off Volunteering: Missing Maps

Starts: 4 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Feb 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: LSE Life Workspace 2
Remaining places: 18
Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project in which you can help to map areas where humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable people. SO bring your laptop down to get stuck in!

One-Off Volunteering: The Orchard Project

Starts: 13 Feb 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: The Orchard Project
Remaining places: 16
Come and volunteer you time with the Orchard Project, helping them to label their new cider!

One-Off Volunteering: Operation War Diaries

Starts: 14 Feb 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: LSE Life Workspace 2
Remaining places: 60
Volunteer your time by transcribing diaries from the First World War. What better way to get involved in Student Volunteering Week.

One-Off Volunteering: Post Pals (De-Stress Session)

Starts: 21 Mar 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: LSE Life, Workspace 2
Remaining places: 80
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.

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.

Discover ID: How to find a volunteer role in international development

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.07
Remaining places: 0
Are you interested in volunteering in international development? Come along to this panel event investigating how to find an opportunity.

Meet charity representatives on campus

Come meet and chat to charity representatives on campus offering various volunteering roles.

LSE Lent Term Volunteering Fair 2019

Starts: 29 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: All Departments, LSE Library, LSE Life
Remaining places: 216
Meet 25+ charities who are offering many varied and interesting UK based and international volunteering opportunities that you can fit around your degree schedule.

LSE #CharityTuesday: ReachOut UK

Starts: 5 Feb 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 5 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: 1st Floor, SU Building (Saw Swee Hock)
Come and meet the ReachOut UK on the first floor of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

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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