Give something back this Festive Time

Do something positive this festive time and sign up to volunteer in your local community. Meet new people, give something back to your city, and have some festive fun!

Click on the name of each of these roles, to see more about it. If you want to sign up to it, click the green button "Apply Now" (you will need to set up a volunteer profile the first time), check your university email inbox, then follow the steps in the email you receive!

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Festive Card Making - Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 11th December, 1-3 pm. Drop-in sessions.

Bring some festive cheer to older people and children, reduce loneliness and enhance well-being just by making festive cards! The cards will be given to elderly people living in residential homes in Sheffield and children in Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. 


Christmas Present Wrapping for Roundabout - Tuesday 10th - Friday 20th December, 9am - 12.30pm or 12.30pm - 4pm (Flexible)

Bring a smile to a young person living in vulnerable housing conditions this festive time, by wrapping Christmas presents with the youth homelessness charity, Roundabout. 


Help the Donkeys at Mr Barnes' Farm - Saturday 14th December 8.30am - 3.30pm

The donkeys at Mr Barnes' Farm are getting ready for their Christmas nativity - their paddock needs resurfacing and they need a manger for their food! Lots of outdoor tasks, including: raking and shovelling sand, some simple DIY woodwork, making a manger for the donkey food, and finally dumping and raking out the new bark layer to make the paddock comfortable. 


The Library of Life Music Event - Saturday 14th December 6pm - 10pm

Volunteer at a live music event for International students who are completing their exchange semester this month and returning back to their native countries.