Become a Welcome Week Volunteer

Volunteer to help us run Welcome Week 2019 and gain valuable experience, find out more below

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us run Welcome Week 2019. 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 and Charterhouse Square campus.

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

 

Welcome Crew Volunteer role (Mile End):

Welcome Crew are a group of student volunteers that 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 - this will be early September, exact dates and times TBC.
  • Shifts on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019.
  • Further shifts throughout Welcome Week.

 

Apply to become a Welcome Crew Volunteer here.

The deadline to submit your applications is 9am on Friday 14th June 2019.

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

 

Help Squad Volunteer role (Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square):

Help Squad are a group of student volunteers that 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 - this will be early September, exact dates and times TBC.
  • A shift on Saturday 14th September 2019.
  • One extra Help Squad Welcome shift throughout Welcome Week e.g. Get Home Safe.

 

Apply to become a Help Squad Volunteer here.

The deadline to submit your applications is 9am on Friday 14th June 2019.

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