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LIVE Smart: Volunteering

Student guide to living and studying in Dundee. Aligned with LEARN Smart

Student Volunteering

Volunteering whilst you are a student can help you to improve and gain skills, enhance your employability and help you to make new friends. You'll usually get free training and it's a great way to give your cv a boost!

Guide to Student Volunteering

Finding a local volunteering opportunity

Volunteer Scotland logo

Volunteering opportunities 

Dundee

Fife

Angus

Perth and Kinross

Volunteering in Sports Clubs

Sports clubs on campus are run by students who volunteer on the committees to run the clubs. A great way to get into volunteering, develop skills and enhance your employability. You can also volunteer in other roles related to the Sports Union

Group of Students

Volunteering in Student Societies

Student societies on campus are run by students who volunteer on the committees to run the societies. A great way to get into volunteering, develop skills and enhance your employability.

Photo graph of student society members

 

NIghtline Volunteering

Nightline logo

Nightline offers a variety of volunteering roles for students

SWITCH

Are you looking to get involved in Volunteering? Joining a club or Society? Getting Active in Sports? but don’t know where to start? Have you never thought of getting involved, or think extra-curricular activities are not for you?

SWITCH aims to help students maintain positive health in the following ways:

  • promote a sense of wellbeing for the body and mind
  • encourage physical activity as a form of self-help
  • help raise confidence, self-esteem and energy levels
  • promote a sense of belonging and participation in the life of the University and wider connected community in Dundee

Use our SWITCH service for a one-to-one referral to help you discover what interests you most and gain a helping hand in reaching out to an activity you want to do. Our service is open to everyone, whatever course, year, or background you have, so why not get in touch now.