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We connect UCL students with rewarding community volunteering opportunities across London.

We've been finding ways for UCL students to make a difference since 2002 with over 2,000 students volunteering on our projects each year. We've got hundreds of different volunteering roles, including flexible and one-off opportunities. Have an explore, find something you like and get involved!


Meet your Volunteering Officers and Reps
Volunteering is a big part of the student culture here at UCL, with around 2000 students taking part in community projects each year. Every Autumn, we elect a Volunteer Officer and Volunteering Reps to make sure the voices of our student volunteers are heard, and to improve the volunteering experience for everyone.
"I find it really nice to know that even if it was just making soap, it’s contributing to something bigger."
"The new communication and inter-personal skills we have are something you can really take forward to other volunteering opportunities and even careers as well."
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Welcome One-Offs 2022
During the Welcome Period, the Volunteering Service ran a series of Welcome One-Offs for students to try out volunteering. These opportunities ranged from a MasterChef Challenge to eco-soap making, and were a great way for students to try out volunteering, meet other students, and make an impact on the community.


Orwell Lecture 2022 Volunteering
The Orwell Foundation is hosting Lisa Nandy, MP for Wigan, for the Orwell Memorial Lecture 2022 on the topic of ‘Wigan, the World and Everywhere in Between - How We Build a Country That Works’. We are looking for 2 volunteers to help out on the night: 18:00-20:30 at the Cruciform Building LT1 at UCL on Tuesday 6th December.
Help out at our Christmas Party
We are going to host a Christmas party and would love your help to make it as enjoyable as possible for our guests. The day will include helping us to set up, serve drinks and food, socialising and dancing with the guests and then packing down at the end of the event
Winter Festival One-Off: Stock sorting and packing at Little Village Baby Bank in Hounslow
Are you looking for the opportunity to do a one-off day of volunteering and make a real and immediate difference to the lives of young children living in poverty in London this winter?