Christmas and New Year opening hours
• Closed 21st December - 3rd January
• Open from 4th January
Register your interest and sign up to volunteer and self development opportunities
for you to have overview of your opportunities, skills and track award progress
for all the volunteer and recognition roles you do while at university
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SU Buddy Scheme
Join our buddy scheme as a buddy or a participant to help make a difference to others.
Buddy scheme webpage
Raise and Give
Raise and Give (RAG) is the main student fundraising group on campus. We have a committee of passionate student volunteers who help to organise fundraising events and opportunities for the students of the University of Plymouth. Events, Adventures, Collaboration.
Student Led Volunteering
Student Led Volunteering is exactly that - volunteering projects and events which are organised and led by students with your lifestyle in mind. They offer a diverse range of one off volunteering opportunities open to all throughout the academic year.
Make a Smile
Make a Smile is a national charity constisting of student led volunteering groups. Here at Make a Smile Plymouth we aim to bring joy to children disadvantaged by thier circumstance (hospitalised, disabled, children with learning disabilities etc). We visit them dressed as thier favourite characters and aim to make them smile.
Make a Smile webpage
Give back, develop and make a difference
Be part of something bigger than yourself. Give back to your local community. Make a difference to someone's life. Overcome your fears, boost your confidence, gain new skills and enhance your career by volunteering.
From spending your summer volunteering abroad to a working as a support worker, volunteering comes in all shapes and sizes. Not only does offering your time to a good cause help people who need it most, but volunteering will also allow you to acquire
new skills, boost your CV, and even get you some extra qualifications.
Your SU collaborates with charities and organisations so that you can be more than just your degree and develop so much more. We have opportunities to suit the your lifestyle and if you don't find one you like please get in touch and we will do our
We continuously ensure that all of the charities and organisations we work with respect the regulations and you can make the most out of the opportunity in a safe environment. Any time you need help or you have any issues e-mail us or come and see
us in the SU.
SU Volunteering Award
How To Get Started
If you have any questions or just want to find out more, please get in touch with our Volunteering Team.