Welcome Week Crew 2019

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Become part of Welcome Week Crew 2019!

You know best that the University of Sunderland welcome week is one of the biggest and most important weeks of the year for new students. Here is your chance to be part of our 2019 Students’ Union programme of activities and events.

Our Welcome Crew are an amazing team of volunteers who support new students throughout Welcome Week and are a friendly face at our events and activities, making sure everyone feels happy and settled in. From moving into student accommodation, answering questions, providing tips and info, and making sure students are safe throughout the week on and off campus - The Crew is essential to making student’s first University experiences the very best they can be. Help us with a wide range of exciting activities and events for new and returning students. As well as having lots on offer throughout each day, we also have some great, chilled out, alternative evening events planned too.


Who can apply?

Any returning Sunderland campus students at the University (levels 2, 3, 4 and postgraduates)

who are available to help between Saturday 14 September and Sunday 22 September.


What are the benefits?

  • Development of skills in teamwork, leadership, communication and problem solving.
  • Opportunity to meet lots of new people, make new friends and have really great experiences. 
  • Feel good positivity from helping others in a way that can make a lasting difference.  
  • Free access to events and activities. Plus plenty of refreshments to keep you going.


How do I apply?

Click the 'Apply for this opportunity' at the bottom of this page.

If you haven’t already, register and complete your volunteering profile, a link will appear at the top of the page directing you to the registration form.Make sure to fully complete your profile and tell us about why you’re interested in volunteering. If you get stuck and need some help doing this get in touch and we’ll be happy to help! Please email if you have any questions or queries.



Key Dates:

To be considered as a Welcome Week Crew Volunteer, you will need to attend:

  • A compulsory training session (the week before Welcome Week, exact dates and times TBC).
  • At least one shift between Saturday 14th and Sunday 22nd September 2019. (You’ll be expected to volunteer between 9am and 6pm for around 4 to 6 hours per day throughout).


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Required Role

Welcome Week Crew 2019

Key responsibilities

You'll be on campus and in the community supporting students as they start their transition to University life.

Mandatory SkillsHide[-]

  • Team Work
  • Time Management

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Problem solving
  • Team Work
  • Time Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • English
  • Event Planning
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Mediation
  • Coaching
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Team Work
  • Front of house
  • Time Management
  • Networking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 04-06-2019

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Date: 22-09-2019

End Time: 10:00 PM

  2. Monday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Wednesday
  5. Thursday
  6. Friday
  7. Saturday
  8. Sunday
  2. MORNING monday
  3. MORNING tuesday
  4. MORNING wednesday
  5. MORNING thursday
  6. MORNING friday
  7. MORNING saturday
  8. MORNING sunday
  2. AFTERNOON monday
  3. AFTERNOON tuesday
  4. AFTERNOON wednesday
  5. AFTERNOON thursday
  6. AFTERNOON friday
  7. AFTERNOON saturday
  8. AFTERNOON sunday
  2. EVENING monday
  3. EVENING tuesday
  4. EVENING wednesday
  5. EVENING thursday
  6. EVENING friday
  7. EVENING saturday
  8. EVENING sunday


Edinburgh Building, Sunderland SR1 3SD, UK

To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up