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How it Works

Time to Shine is a scheme that rewards staff at UCLan with an additional day of paid special leave to participate in a volunteering activity that makes a positive difference to our local community.


Step 1

Browse the Time to Shine website and find an opportunity that appeals to you.

Select Find Opportunities from the menu to see all the latest volunteering opportunities. We add opportunities all year around.

Step 2

Step 2

Create an Account or Sign in to view full details of the opportunity.

Choose your date and follow the instructions on how to apply, this may be a telephone call, an email or an online application process.

Step 3

Agree the day you've chosen with your manager and book your Time to Shine day on iTrent.

Your manager will make sure that what you want to do meets all the Time to Shine criteria and doesn't have a negative impact on the core business of the university.

Step 4

Step 4

Turn up to your volunteering day, enjoy yourself.

Step 5

Log your time and give feedback on your day.

When you have completed your Time to Shine day, we will send you an email asking you to log your volunteering and provide us with feedback.