Do you want to help others to live, play, study and work in a more environmentally and socially responsible way? Do you want to meet and work with other students committed to making a positive change on campus and beyond? Do you want to gain key sustainability skills for your future career? If your answer is yes, join our team of Sustainability Volunteers today!
Sustainability Volunteers provide a key role with supporting sustainability projects and events and make a valuable contribution to delivering positive, sustainable change for the future. We have a range of different projects and events through the year for you to get involved with. We will give you the training and support needed to take part and get the most out of volunteering with us. Including getting those all-important CV boosting skills!
For your contribution to sustainability, we will credit all students who volunteer 30 hours or more on our projects by including your volunteering in your Leeds for Life Higher Education Achievement Record.
Sustainable Transport: Help us create a walking and cycling friendly campus! This includes helping out at the Bike Hub with bicycle hire and maintenance. Find out more and apply.
Up Your Street: Work on projects that make Hyde Park an even better place to live! Welcome new students to the area and help them to get to grips with living independently as well as helping to make the area cleaner, greener and more neighbourly! Find out more and apply.
Living Lab: Work on innovative projects that seek solutions to real-world sustainability challenges, using the campus as a test-bed e.g. surveying trees on campus as part of the i-Tree Leeds: Campus Survey Find out more and apply.
Biodiversity: Support projects to improve and map biodiversity on campus. Find out more and apply.
Student Conference on Sustainable Futures: Support the delivery of our the annual conference showcasing student research, projects, and creativity from across the sustainability spectrum. Read about last years conference.
Sustainable Campus: Support projects that audit and improve sustainability on campus. This includes mapping the locations of sustainability facilities, energy audits, and events to encourage more recycling on campus. Find out more and apply.
Fill out our online form to get involved with our programme and be kept in the loop about upcoming volunteering opportunities. You can also sign up to our dedicated Sustainability Volunteering Facebook Group to find out more information about some of the amazing things that Sustainability Volunteers are involved with right now!