Information for Organisations

Hertfordshire Students’ Union currently has over 1,000 student volunteers supporting the local community. We are based at the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane campus in Hatfield, Herts. 

Volunteering Opportunities 

One-Off Opportunities often take place on one day, or over a weekend. Projects in the local community have included conservation, painting schools, providing workshops to young people, festivals, clear ups and fundraising activities. 

Student-Led Projects are led and managed by students with help and guidance from us. To view our current projects please click here.

Community Placement Opportunities offer students a regular role within your organisation so they can gain skills and experience in a specific area of interest. For example, sport coaching, events, social media and communications volunteer. 

How to get involved with us...

To ensure that our students are working in a safe enviroment we ask organisations to sign a Service Standards Agreement. We may ask for evidence at any time. 

We also require organisations to provide:

  • Insurance details - Public & Employers liability
  • Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities documents/policy
  • Risk assessments for the volunteering activity

Please email a copy of these documents to


How to advertise opportunities with us:
Once you have sent us the documents listed above, you can let us know about your opportunities by filling in our Volunteering Opportunity Form and email it to us at We will then be in contact to discuss these opportunities further, if required. If you have any questions during this process please do contact us.

Read our FAQ's for organisations here!

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