2 months ago in Get Involved
All activities are free, including transport. For all our volunteering, no experience is required. You do not need to buy a ticket from the Box Office, instead go to the Sheffield Volunteering office in your Sheffield Students' Union to book your place. (Mon to Fri, 10am - 5pm)
Join the holiday fun and spend a few hours helping kids to be creative at the Sheffield Manor Lodge holiday craft sessions. You will supervise the fun table-top activities and help make slime monsters, foam clay decorations and spider web treat boxes.
Wednesday 31st October, Thursday 1st November 10am - 4pm
As a Gigmaker at the Oxjam Music Festival, a one-day music event promoting the work of the Oxfam charity, you will help out with the initial set-up of the show and then stay to enjoy the music for free! Be a part of Sheffield's music community and help make a difference internationally.
Saturday 3rd November
Get out in the fresh air, give your body a light workout and get your hands into the soil! Help nature to flourish and give practical support to a project which offers adults and children the chance to engage with the land and animals. Your work will be admired by our alpacas and chickens who will expect you to feed them before you go.
Saturday 10th November 1pm - 5.45pm
Enjoy a great morning in the fresh air at this beautiful, hidden Victorian garden. There will be a variety of gardening tasks for your green fingers, helping to restore the natural masterpiece back to its former glory.
Saturday 17th November 9am - 12.45pm
Step back in time and experience Christmas as it was in World War Two. You will welcome visitors, deliver kids craft activities and help set up the event. There will be Christmas crafts, vintage hair-styling, 1940s music, vintage bus rides, festive food and much more!
Sunday 18th November 10am - 4pm
Come along and help at our very popular Christmas open days. Meet all our animals, help Santa give presents to our visitors and get involved helping with festive children's crafts. Experience a traditional Christmas market - buy all your presents and have fun too!
Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th November 9.30am - 4.30pm
Every year Theatre Deli brings a huge immersive performance to Sheffield. They need your help, imagination and creativity to transform the theatre into Dickens’ London, for an immersive Christmas Carol. Come on down and lend a hand - don't be a Scrooge!
Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th November 10am - 3pm or 3pm - 8pm
Foodbanks play a vital role in helping to feed people who are in crisis, especially over Christmas. You can make a difference and change lives by giving just a couple of hours of your time at a supermarket collection… Hand out shopping lists to shoppers as they enter the store and collect donations as they leave.
Saturday 1st December, 2 hour sessions between 9am - 5pm
Provide a warm and welcome environment for Sheffield's homeless and vulnerable at this friendly volunteer-run shelter. Greet, chat and play games with guests, and serve tea/coffee/soup and a hot two course meal.
Sunday 2nd December 12pm - 4.30pm