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V-Bite 24th October 2011 Hi Everyone

NEWLY REGISTERED VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY This week we have registered the following new opportunity: BandBazi Office Assistant with Bandbazi – an award winning, multicultural youth circus theatre company who put on circus theatre and organise workshop programmes in schools/colleges and with young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-25yrs. (ID Ref No.639) You will support the work of the General Manager. The work will include updating the company's database, electronic and hard copy mailouts, assisting with workshop co-ordinating and tour booking, press and marketing support. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants experience of working in a professional touring theatre company, arts marketing or charity administration

Don’t forget, we have over 250 volunteering opportunities registered with us. To get brief details of these use the ‘Opportunity Search’ facility on our website: www.sussexstudent.com/volunteering/ If, having checked out the details on the website, you wish to find out more about how you can get involved in any of the opportunities detailed above, or any others that you have viewed online, view appointment availability online and then contact us on projectv@sussex.ac.uk to request an appointment.


COMMUNITY PROJECTS ON CAMPUS! Every now and again we invite projects registered with us onto campus to talk directly to students about their volunteering opportunities. This is a great opportunity for you to find out more about volunteering with these specific projects. Tomorrow we have a project named Groundwork Solent visiting us: Groundwork Solent work to deliver projects for people, places and prosperity through six strategic themes: Communities (Building stronger neighbourhoods), Land (reconnecting people with their surroundings), Employment (training for work and supporting enterprise), Education (learning, citizenship and sustainability), Business (integrating the economy and the environment, Youth (realizing young people’s potential:

 Tuesday 25th Oct  Library Square  11am – 2pm You can chat with workers and volunteers from Groundwork Solent and, if you wish, have a go at some of the inclusive games that the project uses to create and strengthen social bonds e.g. skittles, space hopper and sack races, tug of war.

This opportunity is open to all students – no previous experience is required, you just need an interest in working with people. Full training and support is given.

That’s all for this week. Any questions, comments, concerns, just get in touch. Michaela Rossmann and Naomi Ashman Volunteering Manager & Volunteer Placement Co-ordinator Project V, Students’ Union Activities Centre 1st Floor, Falmer House University of Sussex projectv@sussex.ac.uk www.sussexstudent.com/volunteering (01273) 873387 (If you would like to be unsubscribed from this mailing list, please e-mail projectv@sussex.ac.uk )


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