Volunteer profile – Valentin


  • I am currently in the second year of my course in business administration. At the University of Hull my courses are Marketing Communications, Management Accounting and Financial Economics. I am studying at the University of Hull for one semester. I chose to study abroad for one semester to improve my English, to gain new experiences and because I like England.
  • I found out about the opportunity to volunteer with Emmaus from an advertisement that was posted on the volunteering website of Hull University Union. I was interested in the organisation so I met with Helen who gave me some more information about Emmaus and current projects. I have mainly worked on three projects to support Emmaus in receiving more donated items that can be sold in the new shops will be opened later this year. Currently I am organising an exciting competition for schools in Hull and the East Riding with Kelly. Pupils will discuss homelessness and the schools will compete in collecting the most donations for Emmaus. I choose to volunteer with Emmaus because it gives me the opportunity to apply my marketing knowledge from University in a real world context and to contribute to a meaningful mission. I have learned that planning projects for charities is a demanding task but that creativity and enthusiasm will be rewarded.

Emmaus Hull and East Riding enterprises are all closed

To all of our supporters, donors, and friends,

We will be closing our Emmaus enterprises from today, Monday 23rd March 2020.

We thank you for your continued support and encouragement in these difficult times and we are looking forward to a time when we can share our activities with you again.

Our companions are receiving support in our Emmaus community and rest assured we will be working hard to support them through this unprecedented time.

Our Emmaus Outreach team deliver a vital service to vulnerable Rough Sleepers, and we will be working closely with both Hull City Council and East Riding Council to ensure continuity of support.

Please take care......

Emmaus Team