Student Volunteers Required

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of young people in Scotland?

We’re looking for current students to volunteer as mentors on our ‘Capturing Lives in Scotland’s Communities’ project.

The project aims to bring together young people aged 8 – 18 from across Scotland to explore and document life in their own communities in 2020 by creating art in response to art and archival material held in university collections. We are seeking current students to act as mentors to the discussion groups to help introduce participants to life at University.

Person requirement

  • Able to commit to a maximum of 3.5 hours per week between 8th June and 17th July
  • Be an enthusiastic, confident communicator who is able to enthuse others
  • Have previous experience working with young people
  • Have previous experience in one or more art forms (desirable)
  • Have previous experience of using Microsoft Teams (desirable)

Successful Applicants will be required to attend two Training Sessions

Introduction to the project: Wednesday 27th May, 10am to 12pm or Thursday 28th May, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Child protection and safeguarding: Wednesday 3rd June, 11am to 12pm or Thursday 4th June, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

To Apply

Further details of the project can be found in the downloadable document

If you would like to apply to volunteer, please email Sarah  a copy of your current CV and a statement of up to 300 words detailing how you meet the person requirements. Please also indicate which training sessions you would be able to attend. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions you may have.

Application deadline: Friday 22nd  May

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