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The Volunteering and Mentoring Team within Student Futures are here to help you make the most of your time at the University of Chester.

Whether you are interested in volunteering with one of our many charity contacts; volunteering with or running one of our student-led projects; on our Peer Mentoring scheme or in schools in our School Mentoring project, we can help find the right opportunity for you.

Looking to volunteer?

Visit our Volunteering database to browse and apply for volunteer opportunities. We have over 100 local charities registered on the website offering a huge range of volunteer opportunities. Whatever your area of interest you are sure to find a volunteer role that suits you. Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us and we will be happy to help!

Student-led projects

The Volunteering and Mentoring Team support the delivery of a number of student-led volunteer projects. These are volunteering opportunities run by students, for students! Each project is run by a minimum of two Project leaders, who receive training, resources and support from the team. Log in to the Volunteering database and visit our student-led projects page to find out more about the current projects available and how to get involved, as well as information on setting up your own student-led project and applying for funding through the Santander Do Good fund.

Do good, Feel Good events

Throughout the year the team run a number of events and one off volunteer opportunities. As well as the Do Good, Feel Good Fair in October, we visit campuses with our Do Good, Feel Good pop up stands, providing the opportunity to find out more about how to get involved with volunteering and boost your wellbeing. Visit our News and Events page to find out about upcoming events, as well as following us on social media on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

University of Chester Volunteering Awards

As a University of Chester student volunteer you are eligible to apply for our UCV awards. The awards are based on the number of volunteering hours you record, and also provide you with the opportunity to reflect on the impact of your volunteering on yourself, the community and others. Visit our Volunteering database to start recording your hours, build your skills profile and apply for our volunteer awards.