Make a Difference Week


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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Brayford Pool Clean Up!
Number of volunteer places available
Unlimited
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Using equipment provided to clean-up the Brayford Pool along from Minerva Building.

Prepare to find yourself amazed with shopping trolleys, traffic cones and more as you clean up the Brayford Pool.

Location

Brayford Pool

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Staff will be on hand throughout the day to support students.

Equipment will be provided.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Enthusiastic, high-spirited and anyone with an interest in the community and environment.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative
Availability

Thursday 19th March

Available time slots:

10:00-12:00

12:00-14:00

14:00-16:00

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln Students' Union
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Carholme Clean-Up
Number of volunteer places available
Unlimited
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Litter picking throughout the local area of Carholme alongside members of the public.

Location

Carholme area

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Someone from the SU will be in attendance to support you.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Perseverance and Initiative , Team Working
Availability

Sunday 22nd March

14:00-16:00

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Organisation Name
Lincoln Community Larder
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Food Collection at Lincoln Community Larder
Number of volunteer places available
8
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

The morning session will be spent sorting and packing food donations, and the afternoon session will be spent assisting in giving out food donations to members of the public.

Location

Lincoln Community Larder

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Someone from the Students' Union will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Perseverance and Initiative , Team Working, Learning and Adaptability
Availability

Tuesday 17th March

Available time slots:

10:30-12:30

13:00-15:00

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
Marie Curie Lincolnshire
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Great Daffodil Collection for Marie Curie
Number of volunteer places available
18
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Collecting donations and giving out pin badges throughout the city centre.

You can choose whereabouts in the City Centre you wish to collect for your slot e.g. St Mark's.

Marie Curie will be providing you with a volunteering tabard along with a hat if you wish to wear it.

Location

Throughout Lincoln city centre/High Street

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Meet at SU Reception 15 minutes before your chosen time slot.

The Employability Opportunities Coordinator will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Perseverance and Initiative , Team Working, Communication
Availability

Wednesday 18th March

Time slots available: 10:00-12:00, 12:00-14:00, 14:00-16:00

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
University of Lincoln
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Greening the Campus
Number of volunteer places available
24
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Planting 9 raised beds outside the library.

Helping to plant Minerva pollinator-friendly beds (subject to this being cleared in time).

Possible extra activities include regeneration of the Kitchen Garden, Herb Garden, and planting bulbs on campus.

Location

University of Lincoln campus

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

All equipment (trowels, gloves, spades) will be provided, but volunteers like are welcome to bring their own gardening gloves/kneeling pads etc. if they would like to.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative
Availability

Wednesday 18th March

Volunteers can get involved all day, or during the following slots:

9:30-11:30

13:00-15:00

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
Liquorice Park Millennium Green Trust
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Liquorice Park Spring Tidy
Number of volunteer places available
12
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Digging out and removing short wooden logs to be used to create insect habitats.

Opportunity to assist repairing woodland steps.

Litter picking.

Location

Liquorice Park

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Meet at SU Reception at 10:45am, Wednesday 18th March

The Employability Opportunities Coordinator will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

At a minimum, there will be four Trustees present and two regular volunteers.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Willingness to try something different in an outdoor setting. A reasonable level of fitness and ability to work as a team.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Learning and Adaptability, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative
Availability

Wednesday 18th March

11am-1pm

More information can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
Oxfam Lincoln Bookshop
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Oxfam Bookshop Section Takeover
Number of volunteer places available
6
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Working as a team to go through the entire life-cycle of a donated product in the shop; sorting, cleaning, pricing, culling old stock, and merchandising. By the end of the day leaving the store with one up-to-date section.

Location

Oxfam Lincoln Bookshop

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

The Employability Opportunities Coordinator will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Commercial Awareness, Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative
Availability

Friday 20th March

14:00-16:00

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
Lincoln City Foundation
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Sincil Bank Virgin Media Box Painting
Number of volunteer places available
10
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Painting a design on a Virgin Media Box in the area of Sincil Bank.

Location

Sincil Bank

Meet at Sincil Bank Community Hub

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

The Employability Opportunities Coordinator from the Students' Union will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

Full support and guidance will be provided on the afternoon by Lincoln City Foundation’s Community Organisers.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Anyone who is: Artistic. Creative. Community focused. Enthusiastic. Innovative.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Team Working, Communication
Availability

Wednesday 18th March

1pm-4pm

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
Drill Hall
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Spring tidy at Drill Hall
Number of volunteer places available
10
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Jet washing the forecourt area of the Drill Hall, and painting the gate outside the entrance.

Location

Drill Hall

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Direction from a dedicated team in looking after this amazing building!

Any equipment that is required will be provided.

The Employability Opportunities Coordinator from the Students' Union will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Team Working, Perseverance and Initiative
Availability

Monday 16th March

13:00 - 16:00

More information on Give Back days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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Organisation Name
Lincoln City Foundation
Title of role
Make a Difference Week 2020 - Virgin Media Boxes Design Workshop
Number of volunteer places available
10
Tasks

** Get involved with this year's Make a Difference Week - give back to the community and develop your skills! **

Creating designs to be painted on Virgin Media boxes throughout the area of Sincil Bank, alongside members of the community.

Selecting a design to be painted on the Wednesday of Make a Difference Week.

Location

Legends Lounge, Lincoln City FC Stadium in Sincil Bank

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Someone from the Students' Union will meet with you at SU Reception beforehand to brief you and ensure you have everything you need.

Full support and guidance will be provided on the afternoon by Lincoln City Foundation’s Community Organisers.

Personal qualities and requirements

Anyone wanting to make a difference!

Anyone who is: Artistic. Creative. Community focused. Enthusiastic. Innovative.

Employability skills you will learn or develop
Communication, Team Working
Availability

Tuesday 17th March

1pm – 4pm

More information on Give Back Days for staff can be found here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/volunteering/give-back-days

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