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Summer 2012

Education and Theology

What? Summer Exhibition Assistant Where? York Archaeological Trust When? One of half a day per week Assisting in the running and interpretation of the temporary ‘Viking Afterlife’ exhibition by stewarding information on its content, assisting with chilren’s crafts and in the shop. What? Library Steward Where? York Minster When? 2 hours per week Various duties such as helping readers find material they need, shelving, ensuring old library material is handled with care. What? Distributor Where? Trinity Methodist Church When? Monday and Wednesday afternoons Distributing a street magazine to local vendors who are homeless. Various duties from setting up the church to handling cash and account for stock.

more opportunities What? Exhibition Steward Where? York Minster When? 2 hours per week Providing information for exhibitions, ensuring security of books and that all rules are followed as per guidelines. What? Group Assistant Where? Wilberforce Trust When? Various Supporting the tutor in delivering the course. What? Guide/ Steward Where? Guildhall Dig When? One or half a day per week Stewarding, offering guided tours and assisting at the archaeological dig based at The Guildhall. What? Events Assistant Where? Wilberforce Trust When? 3 hours per week Assisting in exhibitions and events with the Rehabilitation Department throughout the year.

ysjsu ball Work! 2011 Ready,winter Steady, an employability campaign for third year students to sign up to employability events (e.g. cv workshops), email YSJinvolved // 2

Summer 2012

kelyn passmore


Kelyn is a York St John graduate. She said “The chances of getting my [current] job were enhanced by the fact that I had already volunteered; this made me stand out from other candidates. I can’t recommend volunteering enough, from both a personal and a professional point of view.”

internal opportunities What? Buddy for Buddy Up Scheme Where? York St John University When? Negotiable Working as part of a team to support the integration of new students arriving in September into life at York St John University and York. What? Welcome Week Helper Where? York St John University When? Freshers’ Week (September) Assisting new students in finding their way around university, offering help and assistance on any queries they have.

help with freecycle! Interested in helping with a community project? Get in contact with andy law (see details on the next page) for more details. YSJinvolved // 3

your volunteering team

anu priya


andy law jake furby dave findlay




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