Freshers Week Volunteer 2017

Applications are now closed for Freshers' Week Volunteering.  Thanks to everyone who has applied, we have had an overwhelming response.


Become a Volunteer

What’s involved?

Volunteering during Freshers’ Week is one of the most rewarding things you can be involved with!

We have three main roles and the responsibilities are:


General Volunteer

•Talking to new students and making them feel at home.

•Providing information about Aberdeen, AUSA, University life and anything else that comes your way, but don’t worry, there will be people there to help.

•Supporting students

•Giving directions around campus.

•Providing advice on where to go and what to do during Freshers’ Week.

•Being friendly and having a smile on your face!


Event Support Volunteer

•Assist in the smooth running operation of various events being held during Freshers’ Week.

•Help with set up, dismantle and clean up.

•Give directions to events.


Freshers’ Fayre Volunteer

•Assist in the smooth running of both the Sports and Societies Fayres during Freshers’ Week.

•Helping with directions.

•Set up, dismantle and clean up.

•Crowd and line control.

•Assisting Societies/Sports Clubs and externals find and set up their stalls.

There may also be opportunities to become a Volunteer Teamleader, more information on this at the training.



Aberdeen – On and Off Campus


Hours per week

Minimum of 10

Maximum of 30


Training Information

You must attend one of the following mandatory training sessions on either the 29th or 31st August 2017.



In return for your precious time and wonderful smiles, you’ll receive:

•A Freshers’ Week Volunteer t-shirt.

•A free Wristband so you can attend events when you are not volunteering.

•Free food and refreshments at events.

•A Volunteer Certificate.

•Get your volunteer hours accredited to the Saltire Awards scheme – sign up here -

•A Thank-you party.

•A warm fuzzy feeling you get when you’ve helped a struggling Fresher.


How do I get involved?

To be a part of this incredible group of people, all you need to do is complete the application form here -