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Project Coordinator: Branch Up Active Session Planner

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Bristol Hub are recruiting for the 2021/22 Branch Up Active Committee!

Branch Up Active provides extracurricular Saturday activity days and a weekly after school club for children aged 7-11 and student volunteers. The programme aims to improve confidence, offer new experiences and, primarily, facilitate fun! As a committee member you’ll support us to achieve our mission by planning sessions and engaging other students with this cause and inspiring them to take action.

We’re looking for a motivated and passionate individual to take on the role of Session Planner. Don’t worry if you feel like you don’t have experience, we are keen to hear from self-starters and enthusiastic individuals.

This opportunity will run for the duration of the 21/22 academic year (September-May).


How will you benefit?

Being a part of the committee gives you access to a range of unique opportunities including:

  • Experience in fundraising, publicity and events management - key skills for a career in the third sector and transferable skills for any job.
  • An opportunity to have significant responsibility and develop leadership skills
  • Access to professional training and tailored support from the Hub staff team
  • Optional personal development plans
  • Insight into the working of a third sector organisation
  • The chance to make a practical difference to the local community in the causes you really care about


Key responsibilities:

  • Plan student and Hub staff led activities for activity days. 
  • Gather resources ahead of each activity day.
  • Work with the Event Coordinator to create session plans. 
  • Attend activity days as possible. 

Alongside the key responsibilities specific to this role, members of the Branch Up Active Committee also have the following general responsibilities:

  • Attend weekly committee meetings
  • Support the rest of the committee in their work
  • Provide logistical support at Freshers’ Fair, socials and events as required
  • Communicate effectively with the rest of the committee and the Hub staff team
  • Support recruitment of student volunteers
  • Help with publicity including, but not confined to, maximising outreach of social media events and leafleting


How to apply:

If you would like to apply please click here to complete an application form.

Applications are open now and will close on 14th May. Interviews for successful applicants will be held at a convenient time in the last half of May.

Have any questions about the application process or need reasonable adjustments made? Please contact Lydia at We are always keen to hear about how we can make our opportunities more accessible.

We are inclusive and encouraging of all University of Bristol students who want to volunteer, and welcome BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled applicants.

If you have questions about the roles or application process more generally, feel free to email

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Required Role

Project Coordinator: Branch Up Active Session Planner

Key responsibilities

Plan student and Hub staff led activities for activity days Gather resources ahead of each activity day Work with the Event Coordinator to create session plans Attend activity days as possible

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  • Event Planning
  • Planning and organising
  • Team Work

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Positive attitude
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Event Planning
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 27-04-2021

  2. Monday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Wednesday
  5. Thursday
  6. Friday
  7. Saturday
  8. Sunday
  2. MORNING monday
  3. MORNING tuesday
  4. MORNING wednesday
  5. MORNING thursday
  6. MORNING friday
  7. MORNING saturday
  8. MORNING sunday
  2. AFTERNOON monday
  3. AFTERNOON tuesday
  4. AFTERNOON wednesday
  5. AFTERNOON thursday
  6. AFTERNOON friday
  7. AFTERNOON saturday
  8. AFTERNOON sunday
  2. EVENING monday
  3. EVENING tuesday
  4. EVENING wednesday
  5. EVENING thursday
  6. EVENING friday
  7. EVENING saturday
  8. EVENING sunday

To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up