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Have you got a great idea? Are you interested in making a difference in your local community? At Hallam Union, we are really excited by the ideas students have and you now have the chance to start your very own volunteering opportunity!
We are currently accepting applications for new team, one-off and individual volunteering opportunities. If this sounds like something you are interested in staring then please get in touch by downloading the form below:
The Teacher’s Pet project was set up in October 2011 by a student who wanted to share their idea.
The project is based on the process of growing and hatching a chick inside an egg without the need for the natural ‘mother hen’. It aimed to bring this fascinating process into schools in order to combine fun, excitement and education in a classroom environment.
How did the project got started?
Stage One: The student, who came up with the idea for the project, visited the HUBS to propose the idea for a new volunteer project to the volunteering staff.
Stage Two: Initial meeting – The student attended an initial meeting with the Volunteer Support Co-ordinator to discuss the project and their ideas.
Stage Three: Project Proposal – The student produced a Project Proposal which detailed the initial ideas that they had for the project sessions. It also included a short description of the project that would be used in the process of recruiting volunteers.
Stage Four: Set up the project – The project was officially set up and the process of recruiting volunteers took place. This was completed by the help of volunteering staff.
Stage Five: Team meetings – The team had an initial meeting to discuss the project and ideas. The team had weekly meetings to prepare for the sessions and then went into the schools to deliver these.
If you would like more information on the procedure for applications, please download this file:
Please return completed applications to email@example.com.
If you have any questions about starting an opportunity or would like further information please ring us on 0114 225 5005, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or pop into the Activities Pod for an informal chat.
Do you have an idea that could make a difference to people’s lives, the local community, or the environment? Enter the Try It competition and make your Social Enterprise idea a reality!
Try It offers SHU students, staff and graduates the chance to gain support and up to £500 to get their Social Enterprise idea off the ground!
To enter the competition you can either provide a short 200 word written statement, or send us a URL link to a YouTube Video. This must include a brief description of the project, the main objectives, and the benefit it has to the wider community.
Please send your completed application to email@example.com between the 29th October and the 5th November.
Thanks and Good Luck!