Opportunities

 

Nominate yourself for a committee position

Weds 21st March - Monday 14th May at 3pm

Any member of Student Action, Manchester RAG or Access All Areas can stand for a committee position.

If you’re not a member already, click on Student Action, Manchester RAG or Access All Areas to join.

 

Find out more about the Committee positions you can nominate yourself for, click below:

Student Action Committee Positions and descriptions

Manchester RAG Committee Positions and descriptions

Access All Areas Committee Positions and descriptions

 

"Why should I nominate myself for a committee position?"

Opportunities
·  Be part of a thriving volunteer community
·  Make a long-lasting impact on members of local communities
·  Host and attend sector-leading events with staff and students from universities across the country
·  Support local charities and causes through awareness and fundraising
·  Make contacts and join networks within the charity sector
·  Make new friends
·  Travel abroad with Manchester RAG Challenges
·  Meet with university committees to consult on planned changes


Skills
·  Build leadership skills through supporting the teams of volunteers
·  Improve team-working as a committee working towards common goals
·  Practice networking skills with both internal university contacts and external charities and organisations
·  Gain financial skills, including monitoring budgets, gaining sponsorships and fundraising
·  Gain experience events planning, including small events for volunteers and large scale events for 100s of participants
·  Data handling and report writing
·  Influencing people at a higher level within the organisation


Support and training
·  All three groups are supported by staff with specialisms in their area
·  There are online and face to face training opportunities to gain and develop your skills
·  Training budgets are available for more specific external training
·  There are opportunities to attend national conferences to learn from others
·  All volunteer expenses are reimbursed

 

Found a role that's for you?

Find out how to stand here.

FOR ACCESS ALL AREAS, YOU NEED TO FIRST JOIN THE GROUP NAMED 'ACCESS ALL AREAS PROJECT LEADERS AND VOLUNTEERS'

If you have any questions or issues please email volunteering.su@manchester.ac.uk.

– this is where you can find role descriptions and nominate yourself.

 

Vote

Vote will open in May.

Any member of Student Action, Manchester RAG and Access All Areas can vote for who they want to be lead these committees for 2018/19.

Register to vote:

 

 


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