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Current volunteering opportunities

Here you'll find all the current volunteering opportunities you can get involved in, whether you're based in the UK or overseas.

Where are they now? Languages

Ref: Where are they now? Languages
Start date: Wednesday 14 November 2018
Location: Nottingham
This is an opportunity for languages alumni to showcase their career journey and help to influence current languages students. This event is to highlight careers outside of traditional translation, interpreting and teaching roles and focus on the broader skills students can gain from a languages degree.

From the Bench to the Bank

Ref: From the Bench to the Bank
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: Nottingham, UK
We are looking for enthusiastic alumni to volunteer to be a 'From the Bench to the Bank' speaker. As a speaker you will help students gain an appreciation of the key challenges facing the chemical industry and the role of entrepreneurship in addressing those challenges.

Alumni Profile

Ref: Alumni Profile
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: Online
Take 5 minutes to complete your Alumni Profile. Your profile will join our library of alumni stories which will be used to inspire students and help them to think about their career options.

Social Media Volunteer

Ref: Social Media Volunteer
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
Are you social media savvy with a passion for keeping people up-to-date? We have several internationally based social media volunteer roles available, where you can help The University of Nottingham spread the word about alumni events, news, and networking opportunities.


Ref: Buddy
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (US, Canada and Australia)
Are you living internationally? Could you help as an international buddy? You will be an important point of contact for visiting study abroad students in your home town. You will share your local knowledge, serving as a friendly face, offering to meet your contact for a coffee, chat or tour of the city if appropriate. Buddies are essential in supporting our international student community- we'd love to hear from you!

Event Organiser

Ref: Event Organiser
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
Are you interested in arranging informal get-togethers for alumni in your country/region? Or would you like to get together alumni from professional sectors, particular areas of international or cultural interest, or simply act as social/professional networking events. This role will give alumni living internationally the opportunity to create events and help us with larger alumni events.

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How to apply

To apply, click the apply now button to complete our online application for any of the opportunities you'd like to be considered for.

Can't find what you're looking for?

Register your interest and we will get in contact with you when a role suitable for you becomes available.

Got a question?

If you have any questions, please refer to our frequently asked questions in the first instance. If you can't find the answer you're looking for please email us.


Alumni Relations

Portland Building
The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2408
fax: +44 (0)115 951 3937