Volunteering for Students in Lancaster


Volunteering in Lancaster

Give something back and improve your CV by volunteering.

Why volunteer?

A chance to give something back to the local community: Volunteering is a great way to make a positive contribution to the local community here in Lancaster while you are studying at Lancaster University or the University of Cumbria.

Employability: Volunteering is a fantastic addition to any CV and is viewed positively by potential employers. It is also a great way to try new things and have new experiences, as well as helping you to develop skills and potentially open up doors for employment opportunities or work experience.

Below is a list of a few organisations in the Lancaster area who are keen to hear from volunteers: 

Lancaster University Student Union Volunteering

Advice and help in finding volunteering opportunities including local schools, community organisations and environmental projects.

University of Cumbria Student's Union Volunteering

Advice and help in finding volunteering opportunities including local schools, community organisations and environmental projects.

Lancashire County Council Volunteer Service

Lancashire County Council has a diverse range of volunteer opportunities to offer across the authority, supporting a variety of services. Volunteer opportunities include supporting adult social care, care services, children's centres, countryside service, youth offending team, trading standards, mystery shopping and many more.

Do-it

Do-it.org.uk was launched in 2001 with the first national database of volunteering opportunities in the UK. do-it.org.uk is part of the registered charity YouthNet, a non-profit-making organisation. To search for Volunteering Opportunities throughout the country, visit the Do-It website.

Vinspired

Vinspired is a youth volunteering charity which aims to inspire a new generation of young volunteers by developing volunteering opportunities for young people; running a volunteering opportunities database; distributing certificates of achievement (v50 & vImpact) and offering free training courses.

Looking for a more comprehensive blog post? Check out our guide to living in a shared student house and find out more on what we feel are the most important aspects of student living! Alternatively, take a look at our 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom houses if you're looking for student housing in Lancaster.

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Cheers John, top guy and great house

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Thanks for being such a great landlord! We really enjoyed living at 8 Bradshaw Street.

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John has been a really good landlord, locked myself out of the house and he came round straight away to let me in

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We really enjoyed living at 27 Alfred Street, the house was renovated to a really high standard and John completed all the work as promised prior to us moving in

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You won’t find a better Landlord. Not only is John a really nice guy but he can fix anything!

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1 year ago

StudentHQ have some great properties, we looked at a few before deciding on 69 South Road

Sarah, Newcastle

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1 year ago

Our washer broke down, John called round straight away and fixed the problem himself. I would not hesitate in recommending StudentHQ Lettings

Dean, Birmingham

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1 year ago

StudentHQ have some great properties, some of the best I have seen in Lancaster. We rented 85 Balmoral Road last year and wouldn‘t hesitate in recommending StudentHQ to our friends

Megan, Stockport

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1 year ago

Big thanks StudentHQ for a great year! Our property was newly renovated so was like living in a new house. Asked for some extra shelves to be fitted in my room which kindly John agreed to do

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