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Volunteering is not only doing something that benefits others but it is also a great way to get to know people, learn new things, gain experience in what interests you and get involved in something you care about.


Quote from Ohio Orumen, Vice President Student Involvement

"Volunteering and Raise & Give (RAG) are two of the biggest ways you can get involved in Bucks Students’ Union. Volunteering gives you the chance learn or develop a new skill; become a part of the local community; meet and build relationships with a diverse range of people and even boost your career options as employers are becoming more inclined to hire individuals with volunteering experience. We offer short-term, long-term and one-off volunteering opportunities here at Bucks SU so there is definitely something for you."

Every year, our members volunteer their time in both the local community and within the institution itself. Students are engaged in a wide variety of projects, working with organisations such as Chiltern Rangers, the Wycombe Environment Centre and Hearing Dogs for the deaf.

There are lots of projects to get involved with and volunteering is extremely beneficial for students. We recognise volunteering through hours of 25, 50 and 100 and students who reach these targets will recieve a certificate. Students who reach 100 hours will have their certificates signed by the Vice Chancellor and will have the chance to recieve a personal reference by the Volunteer Coordinator.

For more information and to get involved, contact volunteering@bucks.ac.uk


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Volunteering has so many benefits including:

  • Meeting new people
  • Experiencing an industry you might consider for the future
  • Learning new skills
  • Developing existing skills
  • Networking
  • Becoming involved in something outside the realms of your degree
  • Benefits to physical and mental health
  • CV enhancement
  • Gain experience
  • Standing out from the crowd
  • + many more


We offer short-term volunteering, one-off and adhoc opportunities, long-term volunteering and placement opportunities.

We recognise and reward our volunteers with certificates of achievements for 25, 50 and 100 hours completed.

These certificates can be proof for employers in your future careers.

For more information, or to have a chat about volunteering and how we can help and support you, please email volunteering@bucks.ac.uk, or pop into the Students' Union (Ground floor, North Wing).