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Volunteer Notice Board

Welcome to the LEAPS Volunteer Notice Board! Here you will find details of events for LEAPS student volunteers.

If there are any events that you would like to take part in, please email Claire or Joanne at leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk to let us know which ones you would like to sign up for and if you require transport. We will then add your name to the event listing, send you a confirmation email and we’ll be in touch again nearer the time just to re-confirm arrangements.

Paid opportunity of Student Mentors posts - June 2019

We are looking for enthusiastic students (in second year or above) who are enjoying their university studies at one our partner universities listed below and are looking for a rewarding paid position working with young people in June.

Full details of our Student Mentor posts on the 'High Flyers 2019 residential programme' can be found here.

- University of Edinburgh

- Heriot Watt University

- Queen Margaret University

- Edinburgh Napier University

If you have any questions about the role of our Student Mentors please contact Claire or Joanne in the LEAPS team on 0131 650 4676 or by emailing leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk.

We look forward to recieving your applications.

Best Wishes,

The LEAPS Team

LEAPS Volunteering Celebration Evening - Thurs 4th April

As we near the end of the LEAPS volunteering year with only a couple of workshops left, we invite you to attend a LEAPS Volunteering Celebration Evening on Thursday 4th April to celebrate the amazing contributions you have made over the past year. Your work in sharing your experiences as university students with LEAPS pupils has been outstanding and we can’t thank you enough! So, as a small taken of our thanks, we are putting on two evening events on Thursday 4th April which we hope you can join us for. 

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Tues 26 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30 - NEW!

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (Room 1.16, Lister Learning and Teaching Building) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Tynecastle High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

Volunteers needed: 
5-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Saira R
Cat C (Alice)
James B
Elle (Xinzhu) T
Yetunde K
Suzanne E

Wed 27 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Craigroyston Community High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

Volunteers needed: 
6-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Neil A
Christopher C
Rebekah O
Megan B (leaving 10 mins early)