Become a Bristol Volunteer: current opportunities

Become part of Bristol’s bright, collective and strong community of experts by volunteering your time and expertise. We work with departments across the University to match our alumni volunteers with relevant and rewarding opportunities.

Explore some of our ongoing volunteering opportunities below.


Offer your time as a mentor
We are looking for engaged professionals to share their expertise with our students. There are several mentoring schemes you could get involved with across the University – current mentoring opportunities are listed below:

Bristol Mentors 
Bristol Mentors is a programme that matches students with an alumni mentor, who can help them explore ideas and share advice on how to break into industry. With a focus on supporting students from under-represented backgrounds, eligible students will be matched with a mentor to provide support throughout the academic year.

For more information about our Bristol Mentors programme, get in touch with the Bristol Volunteers team at alumni-volunteers@bristol.ac.uk.

Social Sciences Mentoring
Are you a Social Sciences and Law graduate and using your degree in your current role? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Use your expertise and experience to help guide our students through their studies and help them realise their future in social sciences field.

To find out more contact the Professional Liaison Network at pln-fssl@bristol.ac.uk.

Professional Law Mentoring Scheme
Our alumni are very successful in a broad range of legal careers and are an excellent source of guidance and inspiration for students. The Professional Law Mentoring Scheme aims to bring together these alumni to inspire current second year LLB and MA students and influence their career journeys.

If you work in a commercial legal role and would like to be involved as a mentor for the scheme, please get in touch with the School of Law Employability team at law-employability@bristol.ac.uk. 


Bristol Career Insights events
We are looking for alumni who can share their career stories, give exclusive insights into their industries and share their experience at our upcoming Bristol & London Career Insights events:
Bristol, Tuesday 15 October 2019
London, Tuesday  5 November 2019

If you could support current students and recent graduates looking to take the next steps in their careers please get in touch with the Bristol Volunteers team at alumni-volunteers@bristol.ac.uk.


Distinguished Alumni Law Lecture Series
Each year the School of Law invites senior judges, barristers and partners in leading law firms to give guest lectures through the Distinguished Alumni Law Lecture Series. The School are looking to involve new speakers in the programme – if you are keen to give something back and share an inspiring story with our students, we would love to hear from you.

To find out more information, please contact Alumni Coordinator, Dr Oliver Quick, Oliver.Quick@bristol.ac.uk. 


Would you like to help the Churchill Hall Association Committee?
Churchill Hall Association (CHA) comprises all those who have lived at Churchill Hall. The CHA Committee organises activities designed to support the Hall and to engage all members of the CHA community.

The CHA Committee is looking for assistance and to diversify its membership. They would particularly welcome recent Churchillians to help better represent the ideas of the entirety of the CHA community. Churchillians based in and around Bristol would also be very valuable.

If you would like to join the CHA Committee or discuss other volunteering options, please contact the Committee at committee@churchillhallassociation.co.uk.


Clifton Hill House Association 
Anthony Duncalf, current Physics students (2018-), is starting an Association of Clifton Hill House. Anthony is looking for local Clifton Hill House alumni to participate in initial meetings, spread the word and possibly join the Committee.

To find out more please contact the Bristol Volunteers team at alumni-volunteers@bristol.ac.uk.


Build our global alumni networks
Working in partnership with the University, we have alumni networks, professional groups, Halls Associations, sports groups and networks in many locations all over the world. These networks help members to gain new social and professional contacts, benefit from advice and expertise, connect with other like-minded alumni, and gain access to exclusive activities.

To find out how you can connect with our groups, or for more information about starting a new network, please contact the Bristol Volunteers team at alumni-volunteers@bristol.ac.uk.

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