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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:


Crafting for Charity: Make a Card
24th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Get a taste of volunteering and do some good by making a card to brighten the day of someone in your community.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Crafting for Charity: Make a Positive Note
25th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Take a moment to do something good! We will be making positive notes to give to people around you. Sew, draw or craft a feel-good message.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Crafting for Charity: Make a Card
26th September 11am - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Get a taste of volunteering and do some good by making a card to brighten the day of someone in your community.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Volunteering Fair
27th September 11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Your chance to do something amazing! Come along to discover a whole host of volunteering opportunities.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Crafting for Charity: Make an Origami Crane
27th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room
Come along to help us create 1000 paper cranes to be donated to those with long term illnesses.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Eat and Greet
27th September 6pm - 7pm
Harvey Milk Room
Come for a snack and a chat with the Environmental Society!
Volunteering | Student Group | Fundraising | Social/Mixer | Fairs | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Give It A Go
Crafting for Charity: Make a bird feeder
28th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk
Take a moment to do something good!
Volunteering | Workshop | Welcome Week | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Introduction to Volunteering in Birmingham
3rd October 5pm - 6pm
Guild Council Chambers
Come along to our introduction to volunteering to find out about the range of opportunities available in Birmingham.
Volunteering | Workshop | Supporting Your Journey
Welcome Event- UoB Friends of the MS Trust
4th October 5pm - 6pm
Pankhurst Room, Guild of Students
Come and find out who we are, what we do, and how you can get involved! All welcome and there'll be free biscuits/cakes too!
Volunteering | Fundraising | Campaigns | Social/Mixer | Welcome Week
Street Watch Volunteer Welcome Event
9th October 6pm - 8pm
Tolkien Room
Are you interested in making Selly Oak safer and supporting your own community to resolve problems? Street Watch is a brand new volunteer-led project run by and for students and the wider local community.
Volunteering | Outdoors
Make a Canvas Bag for charity
10th October 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Upcycle your old t-shirts into canvas bags to be used by local charities.
Volunteering | Easy Going | JSV Volunteering
Global Cafe
11th October noon - 2pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Global Cafe is an opportunity for International Students to meet other students over a cup of coffee or tea.
Volunteering | Global Buddies
Volunteer Litter Pick with Community Wardens
11th October 1pm - 3pm
Meet at Bournbrook Pavilion
Join your Community Wardens and the wonderful University of Birmingham Conservation Volunteers and give something back to tackle rubbish left on the streets of Selly.
Volunteering | Outdoors
Volunteering Day Trip: FareShare 17th October
17th October 7:30am - 3:30pm
Guild of Students and FareShare West Midlands
Join us in the fight against food waste and volunteer for one day at FareShare West Midlands.
Volunteering | Travel/Trips | Outgoing | JSV Volunteering
KiSS Society Cake Sale
18th October 11am - 3pm
Stall outside Spar in the Guild
Buy a cake (including vegan and gluten free) in aid of Kiddies Support Scheme, a charity that supports children in Uganda gain access to education and medical care! We'll be outside Spar at the Guild from 11-3!
Volunteering | Fundraising | Campaigns
Sutton Park Conservation Event
28th October 9:30am - 3pm
Sutton Park
Sunday conservation event to Sutton Park in the north of Birmingham
Volunteering | Outdoors | Outgoing
BUCV Dodford Farm Residential
2nd November 5pm - 4th November 5pm
Dodford Farm
Conservation residential to Dodford Farm just outside Birmingham.
Volunteering | Student Group | Outdoors | Travel/Trips | Outgoing
Make a Hickman Line bag for a child in hospital
7th November 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Make a Hickman Line bag for a child in hospital.
Volunteering | Easy Going | JSV Volunteering
QE Hospital Garden conservation event
25th November 9:40am - 2pm
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Building bird boxes and scrub clearance in the gardens of the QE Hospital
Volunteering | Outdoors | Outgoing | Give It A Go
Make a Positive Note
28th November 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
We will be making positive notes to give to people around you. Sew, draw or craft a feel-good message.
Volunteering | Easy Going | JSV Volunteering
Volunteering Campaigns Workshop
16th January 2pm - 3pm
Green Room
Come along to the Mandela Room on Wed 16th Jan 2-3 to find out how the Guild can support you in running a successful campaign. Perfect timing to prepare a campaign for National Student Volunteering Week 2019!
Volunteering | Student Group | Workshop | Campaigns | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Engaging with Your Volunteers Workshop
23rd January 2pm - 3pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
Volunteering groups! Come along to our engagement masterclass!
Volunteering | Workshop | Fundraising | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering | Employability
Go Green Week: Give Green A Go (Volunteering Taster)
7th February 2pm - 3pm
Guild Advice Office
Join your Community Wardens for a litter pick to tackle rubbish left on the streets of Selly.
Volunteering | Campaigns | Outdoors
Go Green Week : The Green Site Salvage
10th February 9:30am - 1:30pm
Guild Advice, Guild of Students
Come and get your hands dirty for Go Green Week as Community Wardens clean up, and green up, Selly Oak...
Volunteering | Campaigns | Outdoors
Make A Wish does Valentines
14th February 9am - 4pm
Hello all you lovers out there, running from the 29th of January to Valentine's day Make a Wish are playing Cupid. For just £3 you can buy a rose and an accompanying note for your special someone, or anonymously for a crush.
Volunteering | Fundraising | Easy Going
BUCV Residential Trip
1st March 4:30pm - 3rd March 6pm
Preston Montford Field Centre
This will be our second residential trip this year and we are going to Preston Montford Field Centre which is part of the Field Studies Council, an environmental education charity.
Volunteering | Campaigns | Outdoors | Travel/Trips | Outgoing | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Pancakes & Picking
5th March 1pm - 3pm
Guild Advice Office
This Pancake Day we are encouraging everyone to indulge themselves in a litter pick to help the streets of Selly Oak become cleaner followed by a complementary pancake at Cheeky Joes on Selly Oak high street.
Volunteering
Carnival RAG: Rough Sleepout
15th March 8pm - 16th March 7am
The Vale Village
Volunteering | Fundraising | Campaigns | Outdoors
RAG Week Drag Show
19th March 9pm - 1am
Deb hall, Guild of Students!
Carnival RAG presents the first ever DRAG SHOW ON CAMPUS! Come along for a fantastic drag show followed by Carnival RAG's famous silent disco!
Volunteering
RAG Week - Zorbing
22nd March noon - 3pm
Uob Sports & Fitness
Come take part in some Zorbing on campus with Carnival RAG as part of RAG week 2019!
Volunteering
Escape and Evade 2019
30th March 8am - 1st April 8pm
Relying solely on your hitchhiking ability and with a time frame of 60 hours, Carnival RAG challenges you to ‘Escape’ as far away as possible from Birmingham...but there is a twist as this must be done without spending money on transport!
Volunteering
Carnival RAG: Challenges Training Weekend
5th April midnight - 7th April midnight
Peak District
Volunteering | Fundraising
Carnival RAG: Challenges Training Weekend 2019
5th April midnight - 7th April midnight
Peak District
Volunteering | Fundraising

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