Become a welcome week volunteer

Volunteer to help us run Welcome Week 2018 and gain valuable experience, find out more below

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us run Welcome Week 2018. The Welcome Crew and Help Squad are teams of students who are vital in making Welcome Week one to remember for all involved.

Welcome Crew are based at Mile End campus while Help Squad are based at Whitechapel campus.

Apply to become a Welcome Crew Volunteer (Mile End) here.
Apply to become a Help Squad Volunteer (Whitechapel) here.

 

Welcome Crew Volunteer role (Mile End):

Welcome Crew are a group of student volunteers which provide information and assistance to first-year students during Welcome Week.

They help new students move into halls, assist at events such as the Welcome Fair, provide information on the College and Union services and activities, and most importantly make every new student feel welcome at Queen Mary.

Some of the skills we require from Welcome Crew Volunteers include enthusiasm, dedication, communication, problem-solving and time management.

 

Benefits:

Dependant on how many hours and shifts you volunteer, the benefits of taking part as a Welcome Crew Volunteer include:

  • Free food and drink vouchers when you're volunteering.
  • Free entry to selected Union Welcome Week events and club nights.
  • Training opportunities and the chance to develop and use your teamwork, time management, communication, guiding and problem-solving skills.
  • Free Union Welcome Week merchandise and clothing (hoody and t-shirt).
  • Meeting lots of new people and having fun.
  • Anything else we can get our hands on!
 

Key Dates:

To be considered as a Welcome Crew Volunteer, you will need to be available for:

  • A compulsory training session on - either Tuesday 4th September or Friday 14th September.
  • Shifts on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September 2018.
  • Further shifts throughout Welcome Week.

 

Apply to become a Welcome Crew Volunteer here.

Please email su-crew@qmul.ac.uk if you have any quesitons or queries.

 

Help Squad Volunteer role (Whitechapel):

Help Squad are a group of student volunteers which provide information and assistance to first-year students during Welcome Week.

They help new students move into halls, assist at events such as the Freshers' Fair, provide information on the College and BLSA services and activities, and most importantly make every new student feel welcome at Queen Mary.

Some of the skills we require from Help Squad Volunteers include enthusiasm, dedication, communication, problem-solving and time management.

 

Benefits:

Dependant on how many hours and shifts you volunteer, the benefits of taking part as a Welcome Crew Volunteer include:

  • Free pizza on move-in weekend..
  • Free entry to selected Union Welcome Week events and club nights.
  • Training opportunities and the chance to develop and use your teamwork, time management, communication, guiding and problem-solving skills.
  • Free Union Welcome Week merchandise and clothing (hoody and t-shirt).
  • Meeting lots of new people and having fun.
  • Anything else we can get our hands on!
 

Key Dates:

To be considered as a Help Squad Volunteer, you will need to be available for:

  • A compulsory training evening on - either Tuesday 11th September or Thursday 13th September.
  • A shift on Saturday 15th September 2018.
  • One extra Help Squad Welcome shift throughout Welcome Week e.g. Get Home Safe.

 

Apply to become a Help Squad Volunteer here.

Please email su-crew@qmul.ac.uk if you have any quesitons or queries.