University of York Students' Union (YUSU)

Get Invlolved

We are looking for students to get involved and provide direction and shape the future of Volunteering and RAG in York by being part of the committees. These groups run, support, and organise many of the huge activities and events that happen every year - and YOU can be part of shaping them!

You have the opportunity to make the most of your time in York by getting involved: you will meet like-minded people from every possible background, develop invaluable skills when it comes to getting a job AND make a real difference to other people’s lives.

All roles will receive training and support from YUSU staff and officers and skills gained can include leadership, events management, recruitment, marketing and lots more!

Volunteering Committee

The Volunteering Committee are a dedicated group of students who are responsible for supporting, organising and promoting volunteering activity both on and off campus.

The committee, alongside the Student Activities team, will design and promote volunteering activities and projects to students, support voluntary projects both on and off campus and represent the views of volunteers. The roles on the committee include promoting  and supporting volunteering activity through the year, recruiting volunteers through activities and events and liaising and representing the views and achievements of volunteers and student-led projects.

The roles available are:

If you are passionate about volunteering, giving back to the community and increasing your employability at the same time, we would love to hear from you- apply here!

RAG Committee

Raising and Giving (RAG) is a student-led fundraising body dedicated to promoting and engaging in fundraising while at University for local, national and international charities and one-off appeals.

We are looking for students to join the RAG committee for 2016-2017. We have lots of exciting positions available that are there to give you the opportunity to do something to further your experience and even add to your employability. The roles will be challenging, fun and extremely satisfying as you help raise thousands of pounds for both local, national and international charities through a vast range of events and activities. You will have access to a range of training and development opportunities which will provide you with skills that employers look for.

The roles available are:

If you are passionate about fundraising, want to have a great time and are enthusiastic about making a positive difference, we would love to hear from you- apply here!


Below are deadlines for RAG and Volunteering Committee roles:

  • Applications Open: Wednesday 24th February, 17:00
  • Applications Close: Friday, 1st April, 12:00
  • Interviews Take Place: Throughout Week 1 of Summer Term

If you have any questions, let us know by emailing or