There are some really exciting things going on in the Students’ Union in Freshers 2023 and we want you to help us make it happen! As part of this project, we’re looking for friendly, enthusiastic people to join the Welcome Team to introduce over 6,000 new students to the University.

Joining the Welcome Team is an amazing opportunity to volunteer your time to make a huge difference to the student experience, make loads of friends and acquire new skills that will stay with you forever. You’ll also make a huge positive impact on your CV while doing it.

What are you commiting to?

Joining the Welcome Team is a totally manageable commitment.

We recognise that you'll have other things going on in Freshers. We ask everyone on the team to:

  • Give 15 - 20 hours of flexible shift commitment during Freshers.
  • Be available for training on the 18th September.
  • Show enthusiasm and passion for the Students' Union, the student experience and student welfare.
  • Be present on campus the week of Freshers'.

What will you be doing?

We're asking for 15 - 20 hours of your time in September to help us make Freshers 2023. You'll be able to get involved with:

  • Welcoming new students to Cardiff SU.
  • Supporting and/or leading Give it a Go Trips and Tours.
  • Helping our full-time staff at the Sports Fairs and Societies & Volunteering Fairs.
  • Promoting all of our Give it a Go activities to students across campus.
  • Championing our support and welfare services.
  • Promoting all of the fantastic services, events and activities that we offer.
  • Telling everyone how amazing the Students’ Union is!

What's in it for you?

You’ll be welcomed into the Students’ Union Family and become an integral and valued part of our exciting Freshers' plans.  As well as a warm feeling on the inside, you’ll also get:

  • A position of responsibility.
  • A branded t-shirt and lanyard.
  • An accredited Students’ Union Certificate of Contribution;
  • The chance to meet new like-minded people.
  • Training from experienced Students’ Union staff;
  • An extra CV reference!
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