Current Opportunities

See below for current volunteering opportunities. For more information about volunteering, please contact Richard Queree, the Civic Engagement and Radio Coordinator on 

Student Charity Ambassador - DKMS

DKMS are a charity who's mission is to Delete Blood Cancer. They are looking for a Student Charity Ambassador to plan and deliver a number of Donor Recruitment Events throughout the year, recruit and manage a team of Donor Recruitment Event volunteers as well as other duties. There's a minimum commitment of one academic year. 

For more information on the Ambassador role and to apply, please visit: 

Ambassadors - Elimination of Domestic Violence Youth Council

The Global Foundation for the Elimination of Domestic Violence Youth Council are looking for Ambassadors to raise awareness about domestic violence at every University in the UK. Successful applications will demonstrate leadership, determination, interpersonal skills and experience on student councils. 

To apply, email with your CV and 500 words on why you want to join the Youth Council and how you will raise awareness at your University.

Social Media Volunteer - The Employability Society

The Employability Society is a new student run society for students studying, or have studied at the University of East London. The aim of the Society is to help members to identify areas of improvement and give student to student training and coaching, provide , opportunities for networking and to become involved in charitable events (civic engagement) and other societal social events. We want to be the society that helps our members to stand out and have a reputation of excellence

  • We are looking for someone to help with our Social Media presence. The role includes:
  • Developing the Employability Society social media presence with a particular focus on:
  • Keeping our social media channels updated, ideally on a daily basis.
  • Encouraging others to comment on our posts and share them with others.
  • Increasing the numbers of people following our posts on our own website and on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Promoting the Society membership via social media.
  • Setting, working towards, and reporting on social media objectives and targets

If you're interested in this role, please email Theresa Williams on

2 x IT People - HP-MOS

HP-MOS is looking for an IT person with Knowledge of Web design to be responsible for updating our WordPress website and creating design solutions with high visual impact.

The role involves listening and understanding the Organisation's needs before making updates and design decisions.

You will be involved in designing a huge variety of products, such as websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, product packaging, exhibitions displays, communications and corporate identity, i.e. giving our organisation a visual 'brand'. 

The role will be for either 6, 12 or 18 months depending on the availability of the person.

If interested, please send your CV to : 

For more information on HP-MOS, visit their website:

Volunteer with Kids Adventure

Looking to get out of the University bubble and give back to the local community? Look no further - Kids Adventure have some exciting opportunities this August for you to do just that by volunteering on our respite breaks with local vulnerable children. A great chance for you to gain transferrable skills, make lifelong friends and get to be a big kid yourself!

Interested? Get in touch via to find out how to get involved

See the links below for more information about Kids Adventure:


Free English Language classes for ‘ALL’ in East London!!

You have a skill that many need – The English Language!

Want to have some recognised TEACHING WORK EXPERIENCE on your CV?

Can you give up 2 hours of your time during term time, once a week for 10 weeks in order to change someone’s life?

The ‘English for All’ Project

This project is in response to the absence of organised free English language classes in East London that are open to ‘all’ individuals regardless of their nationality/residence status and/or benefit status.

We are looking for University of East London students and staff who are prepared and ready to get involved in a volunteering project aimed at helping people from the local community to improve their English language skills.

Full training and support will be provided to all teaching volunteers. Not only you gain teaching experience, certification and a formal academic and personal reference from UEL for your teaching involvement in this project, but you will also empower eager learners with a vital life skill as well as will better understanding of some of the issues facing older and newer members of different ethnic/migrant and refugee communities and individuals in the East London area.

We are hoping to launch this project in September/October 2016. We have two teaching locations, one in Canning Town (E16) and the other in Walthamstow (E17).



Docklands Campus:

UEL Students' Union (NB.G.01)
University of East London
4-6 University Way
E16 2RD

Reception: 0208 223 7025

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Stratford Campus:

UEL Students' Union (UH - The Dome)
University of East London
Water Lane
E15 4LZ

Reception: 0208 223 4209

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