Student Exec Role- Jasmine & Chavi as the Media & Communication Officers

Hi everyone! It’s the time of the year again; we are opening our recruitment for WV execs. Join us as our Media & Communication Officer now! As the name explains, you will be helping out the staff team to promote key Warwick Volunteers events. It will require you to produce promotional items (videos, posters etc), manage social media platforms and set up booth for events. Afraid not, you do not need to be an expert in multimedia- basic editing skills will do! This role is rewarding as you get to enhance your skills and meet many new people along the way. Creating and maintaining student relationships between Warwick Volunteers and media on campus such as Warwick RAW, WTV and Boar is one of the key roles. If you think you are someone creative and committed to Warwick Volunteers, stop hesitating and apply for this position now. You might be the one we are looking for! -Jasmine & Chavi

Be part of us to help shape the future of Warwick Volunteers!

Student Exec Role- Annija & Jane as the Project Leader Officers

As a Project Leader Support Officer you will have to work closely with all the Project Leaders. It is, therefore, important to develop a strong connection with the Leaders, leave an approachable and companionable impression and have a strong knowledge about all the projects Warwick Volunteers offer, as you are person that Project Leaders will be reaching out to if they have any problems or new ideas that need Exec support. Basically the main task for the Project Leader Support Officers is to plan Project Leader socials and meeting along the year, for example, a movie night, bowling, dinner etc. This year we have been organizing not only the exclusive Project Leader socials but also the events for Warwick Volunteers community as a whole, for example, social events happening during the newly introduced Warwick Volunteers week. Later on in Term 2 you will have to lead the interviews with the forthcoming candidates for the role and create handover resources for the new Exec. -Annija & Jane

Recruitment for the Exec position is now opened. Be part of us to help shape the future of Warwick Volunteers!

Student Exec Role- Matt Earl as the President

Being the President of Warwick Volunteers essentially means that I lead the student Executive Committee. This primarily involves setting our objectives for the year – such as supporting the introduction of Warwick Volunteers Week in term 1 – and monitoring their progress, as well as managing and co-ordinating the work of the Exec. This is mainly achieved through the organisation of Exec meetings, for which I set the agendas and act as the chair, in addition to using social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp.

Alongside supervising the work of the Exec, I attend fortnightly Warwick Volunteers staff team meetings and Steering Committee meetings, which take place every quarter. At these meetings I update the staff on the Exec’s activities, acting as the primary communication link between the Exec and the Warwick Volunteers office. Finally, it is my duty to represent Warwick Volunteers internally and externally at meetings and events, such as the Celebration Event held at the end of term 2. -Matt

Recruitment for the Exec position is now opened. Be part of us for the opportunity to help shape the future of Warwick Volunteers!

Project Spotlight: Leamington Night Shelter

I am a second year Undergraduate student studying English Literature at Warwick. I have always been really interested in volunteering, having previously volunteered in a charity shop and in primary schools. Along with volunteering through the English Department to teach literature at a school in Coventry, I was also really interested in helping out with the homeless in Leamington. Living in Leamington Spa currently, it is clear that help is needed, and looking through the Warwick Volunteers site I found out about the Leamington Night Shelter and was keen to know a lot more about the charity itself!

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Project Spotlight: Bake It Up

This week’s Project Spotlight is on Bake It Up, which aims to improve the self-esteem of young people by allowing them to get creative in the kitchen and achieving something they can be proud of. Volunteers run two after school clubs, which enable participants to develop new skills, learn to work as a team and gain knowledge about various ingredients and foods.

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Kenilworth Phab: Overflowing Energy and Joy

A few weeks ago, after having had an assignment for my dissertation at the start of term 2 put an enormous amount of pressure and stress on my shoulders, I decided to take advantage of the subsequently more relaxed period, and got involved in some volunteering. I chose Kenilworth Phab, a volunteering project I had heard a lot about, but had never volunteered with. My choice could not have been better.

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