volunteer at student union events and activities

volunteer at events with the opportunities team


Looking for a volunteering activity that you can do alongside your studies? Interested in potentially leading trips around the UK and helping to run events on campus? Then sign up to become an Opportunities and Events Volunteer! 

For more information on the Opportunities and Events Volunteer role, please see this Job Description document. 

Why should you sign up?

  • Opportunity to gain events experience. Each event and its requirements are different, however some examples of activities volunteers may be asked to do is help at our Welcome Week events, such as Sports and Societies Fairs, help to set up or pack down events, helping to promote or organise events, and even running events or trips for our Do Something Different programme.
  • Help you build your CV and expand your volunteer experience portfolio. This volunteer role can also be used to contribute towards your UEA Award. 
  • Gain leadership and interpersonal skills crucial for employment and personal development.
  • Flexible around your studies and no obligation to volunteer for a minimum or certain number of hours.


How to Apply:

Ready to get started? Complete the application form below.


Once you've completed the form, we'll get in touch with all applicants to let you know whether you have been successful. You’ll then be provided with available training dates to begin your volunteer journey.

For more information, or if you have any questions regarding the project, please contact Chloe Platt ([email protected]).