100 hour Third Sector Placement Scheme - Applications Now Live!

The 100 hour Third Sector Placement Scheme is funded by a Sheffield alumnus who is especially keen to help today’s students get involved and gain insight into the Third Sector. In particular, students who may have faced barriers to building up their community voluntary experience whilst at university.

"Without a doubt, applying for this scheme could be one of the most beneficial things you ever do; for your career, for your confidence, and for yourself." (Placement student with SCCCC, 2018)

“Go for it. This scheme opens up so many doors and interesting opportunities. It really adds a new dimension to your time in Sheffield.” (Placement student with SYHA, 2018)

This year, we have 20 fantastic placements with 20 local charitable or voluntary organisations. Please click on the roles below for the individual role descriptions. 

To apply to a role, click "Google Application form" at the bottom of the role description and fill out the form specific to your chosen placement. You can apply to more than one placement, but please make sure you answer the questions according to the specific role. Fill out the form in as much detail as possible. Deadline for all applications is Monday 27th May at 11pm.

Activate Rawmarsh - Play Worker

Age UK Sheffield - Retail Project Analyst

ASSIST Sheffield - Campaign Coordinator

b:friend - Events Coordinator

British Tinnitus Association - Communications Assistant (Creative Media)

Depaul UK - Client Wellbeing Coordinator

Firth Park Community Allotments (part of local charity Heeley City Farm) - Children’s Champion 

Foodhall Project - Social Impact Snapshot Coordinator

Framework - Research Assistant - Partnerships and Engagement Focus 

Grimm & Co - Workshop Assistant

HERB (Helping Environmental Regeneration in Broomhall) - Landscape Enhancement Project Worker

Ignite Imaginations - Community Art Workshop Assistant 

Mr Barnes' Farm (Green Estate) - Farm Assistant

RIVA project - Activities Assistant

Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) - Visually Impaired Group Development Worker

St Luke's Hospice - Community Fundraising & Events Assistant

The Zink Project, Buxton - External Relations Coordinator

Theatre Deli Sheffield - Fundraising Campaign Development Assistant

Whirlow Hall Farm Trust - Assistant Activities Coordinator

ZEST - Children's Play Worker


If successful for interview, this will take place with the host organisation, at the Students' Union, in the weeks commencing 10th June. You must be able to attend in person.

This is a paid role and the 100 hours will be completed in July / August 2019. The pay rate is £9.80 per hour (including holiday pay). 

If you have any queries, please contact Cat Oldham via volunteering@sheffield.ac.uk or come to the Volunteering Office.