Tag: volunteering

A little goes a long way during lockdown

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Caroline Thomas, a Physical Geographer at Reading, shares how her experiences during lockdown had an important local social impact and contributed to a true feeling of community.  Can you introduce yourself? Hi, I’m Caroline and I am a 3rd Year Physical Geography student here at the University of Reading. Can you share with us a …

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Become a LinkedIn Learning Champion!

LinkedIn Learning Champions are a diverse group of on-campus leaders who take charge of their learning journey and inspire others to do the same. Throughout this programme, students leverage their passions to drive initiatives, grow their network both on and off-campus, engage in tangible experiential learning opportunities through a series of projects that allow them …

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Volunteer as a Community Champion

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Volunteering your time not only helps others but can benefit our mental health and tackle feelings of loneliness. Making active change to support others also looks fantastic on your CV, like showing your ability to work with people remotely – an increasingly important skill! Volunteering can also broaden our mindset and enhances essential soft skills …

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Finding work in a socially distant time

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How do you find yourself a new job or job hunt in a period of uncertainty? Although the current situation is having a substantial effect on all aspects of our lives whether social or economic right now, it has also increased the requirement for certain types of jobs. Whilst your Campus Jobs position may not …

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Volunteering drop-in with RVA

Are you looking to find some volunteering experience in and around the Reading area? Come along to this drop-in session to meet with a member of the Reading Voluntary Action team who will help match your skills to one of the many opportunities that they have on offer. RVA promotes strength within Reading’s voluntary and …

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