This page contains all the information you need to know before you start any volunteering, including the volunteer agreement, info on your personal details and advice for those on Tier 4 visas. Once you've given it a read through, you can begin creating your volunteer profile and browsing the volunteer opportunities available. Make sure you're logged in to access the module!
By volunteering through AUBSU, you are agreeing to the following:
Please be aware that in some cases, failure to act appropriately or adhere to this agreement could result in disciplinary action.
This site is a host for a whole range of organisations and charities to promote their opportunities to AUB students. This means that once you have applied to an opportunity it is up to you and the organisation to liaise and arrange further details. Therefore, any organisation that you apply to volunteer with will have access to your contact details. By using the volunteering module, you are giving consent for your details to be shared with these third parties.
If you’re a student on a Tier 4 visa, you must make yourself familiar with the difference between voluntary work and volunteering. While you can do both, volunteer work contributes to your work allowance and you must limit your hours in term time to avoid exceeding your Tier 4 limit.
You should read more about Tier 4 visas if you are unsure about these regulations but this a brief summary of the volunteering and voluntary work:
Read more on the differences between voluntary work and volunteering in this guide (pages 6-13). Please get in touch if you have any questions.