The Volunteering Team at Students’ Union UCL is all about helping you to achieve great things. By working with over 350 London-based charities and not-for-profit organisations, we have a constant flow of exciting and rewarding opportunities for you to get involved with.

We offer a wide range of one-off, flexible, regular, online and in-person volunteering opportunities. Find the perfect volunteering role today!


Welcome One-Off Volunteering
Applications for our 2023 Welcome One-Offs are open! Our Welcome One-Off Volunteering events run during the Welcome Period, and are a great way for students to try out volunteering, meet other students, and make an
"I am very passionate about dance and I want to share this passion with more people..."
Aneeta is studying an MA in Film Studies and she volunteered with the Student-Led Project DanceIt!
"...seeing how much the students valued the input and advice we were giving them was truly rewarding"
Anais is a second-year medical student; she was one of the Project Leaders for the UCL Next Top Doctor Student-Led Project.
The SDGs Consultancy Challenge 2023
Our UCL SDG Consultancy Challenge delivered on 12-16 June this year and involved 61 students across 8 projects - working hard to deploy the project management and consultancy skills they developed at our training ahead of the week to find innovative and sustainable ways for the


Walking group volunteers
28/09/2023 | 10:45 - 12:45
Our free gentle walking group support over 55s local residents to meet new people and increase their physical activity levels.
Volunteering at a local social supermarket and re-use centre
28/09/2023 | 11:15 - 17:00
Help us collect and redistribute food donations at Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society. Lifeafterhummus operates a surplus foodbank and re-use centre for local residents and redistributes 5T of surplus food per month to 11 local hostels, 1 local after-school club, 1 faith group and 80 local families.
UCL x Share Community - Great British Tea Party
29/09/2023 | 8:30 - 14:00
Imagine the joy of hosting a delightful tea party, celebrating British traditions of afternoon tea, and gaining hands-on experience supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism. If this sounds exciting then Share Community x UCL has the best one-off opportunity for you!