You can gain awards and certificates to recognise your
volunteering. There are even modules in volunteering that
give you credits towards your degree.
The University of Wolverhampton Volunteering Certificate is a
joint initiative between Active Volunteers and the Students’ Union
to acknowledge the importance of volunteering.
It covers all volunteering carried out, whether you are
completing just a few hours of volunteering or you are a long-term
volunteer who commits a large proportion of your time to
The certificate acknowledges the importance of volunteering and
recognises the achievements and transferable skills developed
which enhance your employability.
We encourage you to register for the volunteering certificate
when you start volunteering. It will be acknowledged on your
student record when you graduate – something to impress future
employers with, alongside your academic achievements.
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The University of Wolverhampton Volunteer of the Year Award
celebrates the achievements of volunteers. This award is for
outstanding contribution to the community through volunteering and
recognises the commitment and achievements of our most dedicated
volunteers. To be eligible to apply or be nominated for this award,
you must be registered for the certificate and have completed a
minimum of 50 hours volunteering.
Nominations for the 2013 Volunteer of the Year
Award have now closed.
The University of Wolverhampton Volunteer of the Year Award is
sponsored by The Midcounties Co-operative.
You may want to link your volunteering experience to an academic
module and gain credits towards your degree. Undertaking
volunteering modules gives you the opportunity to apply classroom
theory in practical scenarios and enhances your learning
experience, as well as giving you valuable experience in a
community based setting developing key skills that employers
are looking for.
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