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.

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: The Felix Project

Starts: 24 Oct 2019, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 24 Oct 2019, 4:30 pm
Venue: Unit 6 Kendal Court Kendal Avenue Park Royal W3 0RU
Remaining places: 0
Come and help out the Felix Project, by helping out in one of their bustling food warehouses to sort and check food for distribution to their charity partners.

One-off volunteering: Greenwich Peninsular Ecology Park

Starts: 13 Nov 2019, 10:00 am
Finishes: 13 Nov 2019, 3:00 pm
Venue: The Ecology Park Gatehouse, Thames Path, John Harrison Way, London SE10 0QZ
Remaining places: 12
Come and get stuck in at the Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park! We're looking for student volunteers who want to help out the park wardens to maintain a delicate balance of habitats, which play host to our many different wildlife species.

One-off volunteering: Missing Maps

Starts: 14 Nov 2019, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 14 Nov 2019, 3:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 80
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 big wrap for National Trust

Starts: 21 Nov 2019, 10:00 am
Finishes: 21 Nov 2019, 3:00 pm
Venue: Ham House, Ham St, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 7RS
Remaining places: 12
Did you know that the National Trust has five seasons? Christmas is the fifth and is celebrated by all ages here at Ham. There are over one thousand presents to wrap for our Father Christmas grotto. The Big Wrap takes place in one of the historic, atmospheric rooms at Ham House.

One-off volunteering: knit for Crisis at Christmas

Starts: 29 Nov 2019, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 29 Nov 2019, 3:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 80
Join us and knit squares and scarves for Crisis, who support homeless people in London. Whether you've never knit a stitch or you're an accomplished knitter, come along and give your time back to the community!

One-off volunteering: write for rights with Amnesty International

Starts: 9 Dec 2019, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 9 Dec 2019, 3:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 80
Join us and participate in Amnesty International’s annual Write for Rights campaign, which involves calling upon world leaders to respect and uphold human rights.

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.

How volunteering helped my career

Starts: 31 Oct 2019, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 31 Oct 2019, 2:00 pm
Venue: LSE, Centre Building, Alumni Centre, Ground floor
Remaining places: 50
Join us at this panel event discussing how volunteering can help your career.

Meet charity representatives on campus

Come meet and chat to charity representatives on campus 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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