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Global Day of Service

 

Make a difference in March and support King's Global Day of Service  

Each year in March, students, staff and alumni take part in a range of volunteering activities across the world as part of King’s Global Day of Service. It’s a great way for everyone to collectively give back and live out King’s ‘ethos’ of service, making a difference in local and national communities. 

Service is in our DNA at King’s. Founded in March 1829 to serve society; giving back is an important part of what we do. In March 2023, King’s Global Day of Service will return to bring alumni, students and staff together to volunteer and make a difference in their local and national communities. It’s a great way for everyone to give back and live out King’s ‘ethos’ of service. Further details about all the events taking place for this year’s Global Day of Service will be appearing soon, but if in the meantime you’d like to organise an activity of your own, please reach out to us at forever@kcl.ac.uk.

GDoS Infographic (Newsletter)In March 2022, the King’s ethos of serving society was stronger than ever with 575 members of the King’s community contributing over 2,900 volunteering hours across 32 countries. From preserving natural spaces in London and coaching basketball, to mentoring students and digitising books for the public domain, King’s students, staff and alumni used their knowledge, skills and experiences to give back and make a positive difference.

King’s Volunteering is your one-stop shop for discovering opportunities and building connections with people and organisations that are driving positive change in our local, national, and international communities.  View recommended opportunities and build connections with the people and organisations driving positive change in our communities. Please note that only current King's staff and students can sign up for opportunities through this platform. If you are a member of our alumni community, you are able to use this resource to find opportunities, but you will need to reach out to the organisations directly that you wish to work with.

View recommended opportunities.

If you are a charity, community interest company, social enterprise, or organisation with a clear social mission, and are looking for volunteers to enhance the impact of your work, we would love to hear from you. Register your opportunity via King’s Volunteering Community Organisations.

King's Volunteering Community Organisations.

Help to measure our collective impact by logging your volunteering hours. Students and staff can log their hours via the King’s Volunteering platform. All you need to do is log in using your King’s account, and then click ‘Log Hours’ on the left-hand side.

King's Volunteering Platform.

Help to measure our collective impact by logging your volunteering hours. The option to log your volunteering hours for 2024 will be made available in March 2024.

Get involved with King’s Global Day of Service on social media by sharing your photos and videos. Make sure to tag Service and Alumni on Twitter and Instagram by using @ServiceAtKings and @KCLalumni and use the hashtags #ServiceAtKings #MakeADifference and #ForeverKings.  If you have a volunteering story to share, or a question about volunteering, contact the King’s Volunteering team at volunteering@kcl.ac.uk.

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