SVW 2016

Student Volunteering Week starts 20th February 2017

2017 Projects to be confirmed - Here is what we did last year:


Monday 22nd - Micro-volunteering Monday "Make someone's day"

Tuesday 23rd - Nature Tuesday "Help support Worcestershire's wildlife"

Wednesday 24th - Animal Welfare Wednesday "Care for rehomed animals"

Thursday 25th - Community Thursday "A little help goes a long way"

Friday 26th - Feedback Friday "Tell us your thoughts"


 

Monday 22nd - Micro-volunteering Monday "Make someone's day"

Make someone's day by completing a Random Act of Kindness. Volunteers will be handing out card suggestions during the day - not in on Monday? Download the list here!

Send a thankyou card! Send a message to someone amazing and make their day - a friend, a lecturer, a family member?

Not in on Monday? Email SUVolunteering@worc.ac.uk with the message and the recipients postal or email address, and we will send a card for you!


Tuesday 23rd - Nature Tuesday "Help support Worcestershire's wildlife"

Join us on a trip to Worcestershire Wildlife Trust to develop a glade through coppicing and scrub clearance - a fire will be used to burn what is cut. 16 total places available

PROJECT COMPLETED

Transport and equipment provided - Students only need to bring food for lunch, a drink, and appropriate clothing (wellies/walking boots, layers and waterproof)

Project Timings -

Meet at SU: 9:15am

Return to SU by: 3:30pm

 

Wednesday 24th - Animal Welfare Wednesday "Care for rehomed animals"

Students that join this project at Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter will see how rehomed animals are cared for, and how they can help abandoned animals - walk dogs, socialise with cats and see what other opportunities volunteers can get involved with. 4 places available per session

PROJECT COMPLETED

Transport and equipment provided - Students only need to bring drink and appropriate clothing (wellies/walking boots, layers and waterproof)

Project sessions -

Morning - Meet at SU: 9:00am
Afternoon - Meet at SU: 1:15pm

Morning - Return to SU by: 12:15pm
Afternoon - Return to SU by: 4:30pm

 

Thursday 25th - Community Thursday "A little help goes a long way"

Worcester Arts Workshop is a venue that allows anyone from any background to get involved with the arts - we will be helping them to clear out a space and paint to make sure the venue can carry on its great charitable work. 16 total places available

PROJECT COMPLETED

Transport and equipment provided - Students only need to bring food and drink, and suitable clothing (that you don't mind getting paint on!)

Project Timings -

Meet at SU: 9:15am

Return to SU by: 1:45pm

 

Friday 26th - Feedback Friday "Tell us your thoughts"

Here are what people had to sya about the week:

  • 'It allowed me to try out new and eciting activites'
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  • 'It allowed me to meet and work with new people'
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  • 'There were alot of different activites that were both fun and stress relieving'
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  • 'It was nice to contribute to the community and try different things'

Charities in the SU throughout the week!

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Headway Worcestershire Barnardos Action for children Leukaemia CARE Alzheimer's Society
Route to the hills West Worcester Live at Home West Mercia police Onside Worcestershire Wildlife Trust
UoW Nightline Sight Concern Cancer Research Myaware Uni Boob Team
Worcester Community Trust WRSASC Worcester Cats Protection Relate  


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09 Jan 2017 11:03