VTeam is the volunteering branch of the Students’ Union. We are ambitious and we want to help every student achieve their full potential through volunteering. The American author H. Jackson Brown Jr. once said that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. This is absolutely true, research has shown that volunteering is excellent for your mental health. Getting out of the house, doing something new, meeting people, being selfless... Imagine the buzz our volunteers get after each project!


So why volunteer with VTeam specifically? We don't just hunt out existing volunteer roles, we use our connections to create new, unique opportunities for you. We cover all the costs, be it transport, equipment and/or materials. We look after you, ensuring that you are safe and covered by our insurance (should you ever need it). Most importantly, all of our services are completely free and part of your SU membership, so volunteering with us will never leave you out of pocket.


From volunteering in charity shops to litter picking by our beautiful sea-nery, from going to care homes and animal sanctuaries to providing zoom based sessions. Which one will you choose?


Not studying on campus right now? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our online volunteering there’s so many opportunities to get involved in!

Exchange Student for a day: Volunteer at the Colchester campus

Trading places: Southend vs Colchester. Volunteer on our Colchester campus with us! WHEN? November 20th

Phab Life Internship

Get Experience in Fundraising, Marketing, and Events

Southend #SVW22 Homeless Pack Making

Create homeless packs with us on Wednesday, 7PM

Southend #SVW22 LGBTQ+ Awareness Workshop

An online training session delivered by Outhouse East.

Southend Campus Beach Cleanup

Come help us give back to our planet and clean up our local beach in Southend!

Southend Churches Community Support Befriending Service

Volunteer to help befriend vulnerable people during their move!

SOUTHEND Love Yourself card making SVW22 Kickoff

Kick off SVW22 with us for Love Yourself card making and snacks!

Southend LuminoCity Event Volunteer

Event volunteering for Southend's LuminoCity! Feb 16-19th