3 volunteering opportunities you can apply for today

Green Guild Roof Garden

Megan Clark is the Volunteering Assistant at the Guild and is studying for a PhD in Egyptology. Here, Megan shares three volunteering opportunities that you can get involved with in Merseyside.

You’ll find lots more opportunities via the Guild’s Volunteer pages.

  1. Liverpool Guild of Students: Roof Garden Volunteer

The Guild has its very own roof garden where students grow a range of flowering plants and edible crops. The Guild are currently looking for volunteers to maintain the garden and plan what will be grown throughout the year. As a volunteer, you’ll help plant, seed, harvest and care for the garden. You’ll also help develop new areas.

You’ll need to volunteer at least once per month and the role is available Monday to Friday during the day.

You can find out more about becoming a Roof Garden Volunteer via the Guild’s website

  1. NSPCC: Childline Switchboarder

Childline helps children and young people 24 hours a day, every day of the year. As a Childline Switchboarder you’ll talk to young service users who may need assistance and support at a difficult time.

The tole is role is particularly suitable for volunteers who are good listeners, are enthusiastic, willing to learn new skills and have great communication skills.

Childline are looking for people who can volunteer on weekday evenings and over the weekend.

You can find out more about becoming a NSPCC Childline Switchboarder via the Guild’s website

  1. ReachOut: Volunteer Mentor

ReachOut is a mentoring charity that supports school children by improving key life skills and enhancing academic success.

As a Mentor you’ll work with the same young person each week. You will spend the first hour working one-to-one in a classroom environment with other mentors and their mentees, supporting them with English and Maths activities chosen by the Project Leader. In the second hour of your session, you’ll run character-building activities.

You can find out more about becoming a ReachOut Volunteer Mentor via the Guild’s website

If you have any questions about the above opportunities, or would like to find out what the Guild’s Volunteering Liverpool platform has to offer you, please feel free to contact us at: guildvol@liverpool.ac.uk