ELECTIONS WILL RUN IN SEPTEMBER. NOMINATE YOURSELF FOR THE ELECTION BELOW
Find out more about the Committee positions you can nominate yourself for, click below:
"Why should I nominate myself for a committee position?"
· 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
· 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
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Whether you want to give a little or a lot of your time to volunteering, you are sure to find an exciting opportunity for you to make a difference! You can get involved in anything from volunteering in a bike workshop to fundraising for your favourite charity.
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