Volunteering is a great way to add substance to your resume and give back to the community. Employers really value not only the skills and experience you have gained through volunteering, but also your altruistic spirit.
Enrich your university experience and achieve your personal goals by taking part in student volunteering today. Search and browse current volunteering opportunities below.
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Community Connect helps students turn their ideas into professional, engaging and impactful projects, campaigns and events.
5 April 2018 - City East Campus
Come along and chat with a huge range of organisations who have a ton of amazing opportunities waiting for you!
Hear from student volunteers on their experience engaging with the community and how it has helped them learn new skills.
These uplifting experiences will motivate you to make a difference through volunteering.
Volunteering is a great way to apply the skills you have learned at university to making a difference in the community, while increasing your awareness around social issues.
You will gain invaluable work experience and be given the chance to network and collaborate with global organisations such as IWDA, Red Cross and Amnesty International. Volunteering within your target profession is another option, and a great way to get your foot in the door. You’d be amazed at how often a volunteer position turns into a paid position: once an employer finds a good employee they don’t want to let them go! At the very least you will gain directly relevant experience and build contacts in the industry.
Evidence suggests that volunteering has a positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing, contributing to better moods, less anxiety and psychological stress. UniSA encourages students and staff to engage in the opportunities that become available, as part of our ongoing wellbeing strategy.
Other volunteering opportunities
The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience gives UniSA students the opportunity to mentor Indigenous high school students, helping them to finish school at the same rate as every Australian child.
New students are matched with current UniSA students from their Division and/or program who understand what it’s like to be a new student at UniSA.
Study Help PALS are current students who have undergone training, working closely with the Learning Adviser team, to provide friendly, informal study support at ‘drop-in’ sessions.
This is one of the UniSA’s leading creative centres. Volunteering opportunities include tour guide, manning the welcome desk and giving student feedback.
The aim of the organisation is to help students prepare for and develop their future careers by linking them with industry professionals.
This program provides selected UniSA students with the opportunity to participate in UniSA’s representational activities. Each division runs its own recruitment process.
Volunteers with UniSA Connect facilitate interactive workshops at Mawson Lakes Campus to promote STEM programs to secondary (year 10-12) students as pathways to a career.
Volunteer roles with UniSA Sport include Uni Games team coach, office bearer for a UniSA Sport Club, Campus Sport Coordinator, Community Event Coordinator, and more.
This is one of the biggest university events of the year. Volunteer registrations for Open Day open in late June/early July. Keep an eye out on the student portal for more information.
UniSA's Student Association looks after clubs and their members, with degree-related clubs, religious clubs, political clubs, cultural clubs, regional clubs and more.
Placements and internships: Interested in gaining real-world work experience in the not-for-profit sector and developing soft skills that will be useful for any workplace in the future? A placement is great way to further your study objectives and study outcomes during a set period of time. Please contact your Program Director first to explore whether you can undertake your placement as part of your degree. Find out more.
Need further assistance?
Your one-stop-shop for student services. UniSA general enquiries: 1300 301 703.