One off events

Our one-off volunteering opportunities allow you to get involved with a minimal time commitment. You can make a positive impact in only an hour, so why not come and give it a go?

We have events happening every week both here on campus and in the local area. Come along to one or join us across the term. The choice is yours!

Click on the event below to find out how to sign up and get involved:


Give Volunteering a Go
18th September noon - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
Volunteering | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Give Volunteering a Go
19th September noon - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
Volunteering | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Give Volunteering a Go
20th September 11am - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
Volunteering | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Volunteer Fair
21st September 11am - 4pm
Underground / Marquee, Guild of Students
Your chance to do something amazing!
Volunteering | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate
Give Volunteering a Go
21st September noon - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
Volunteering | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Give Volunteering a Go
22nd September noon - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
Volunteering | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Introduction to Volunteering in Birmingham
25th September 5pm - 6pm
Harvey Milk, Guild of Students
Volunteering 101
Volunteering | Supporting Your Journey | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Introduction to Volunteering in Birmingham
27th September noon - 1pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Volunteering 101
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Supporting Your Journey | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Give Volunteering a Go
27th September 1pm - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Become a Volunteer Tutor with the Access Project
27th September 4pm - 5pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Find out how to make a real difference
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Supporting Your Journey | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate
Volunteer with St Mary's Hospice!
2nd October 5pm - 6pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
Find out how you can make a difference
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Supporting Your Journey | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Bulb Planting at the Green Community Project!
4th October 1pm - 4pm
Green Community Project
Come and get your hands dirty planting bulbs at the Green Community Project near the Vale. Meet new people and make a difference at the same time!
Volunteering | Outdoors | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
The Big Birmingham Bucket Shake
8th October 11am - 3pm
Birmingham City Centre
Bucket shake in the heart of Birmingham to raise vital funds for Birmingham Children's Hospital! Bucketing shakes are the backbone of student fundraising, and as the first one of the year this is your chance to get to know the Carnival RAG committee.
Volunteering | Student Group | Fundraising | Campaigns | Social/Mixer | Outdoors | Travel/Trips | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Gardening at Winterbourne
11th October 1pm - 4pm
Winterbourne House
Come and try a bit of gardening at Winterbourne House. Meet new friends while making a difference!
Volunteering | Outdoors | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering

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Meet your officer team

Every year, a team of Officers are elected by YOU to help you get the best out of Birmingham. Each officer leads a different part of the Union on your behalf – click on their faces below to find out what they do and how to get in touch…

Ellie Keiller - Guild President
Shannon Farmer - Activities & Development Full Time Officer
Adam Goldstone - Education Full Time Officer
Kris Ali - Housing & Community Full Time Officer
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Full Time Officer
Jess Levy - Representation & Resources Full Time Officer
Helena Bailey - Sports Full Time Officer
Henny Green - Welfare Full Time Officer

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