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Wellies-On Farm Party Helper

Wellies-On Care Farm are having a party and we're invited! There will be live music, welly wanging, bucking bronco and a hog roast!

When: 10th August 3:30pm – 9:30pm

Translator, St Helena

St Helena helps local people face incurable illness, supporting them and their families, friends and carers. We need you to translate medical terms to patients who are not native English speaker and to assist those with hearing difficulties who mainly use sign language

Animal Protection Project

Do you have a thing for pussies? We do too...
This project visits Colchester Cat Rescue every week to help them keep the place clean and tidy.
When? Saturdays, 10:00-13:00

Art Club

Are you creative and don't mind getting covered in gold dust and amazingness? Then make sure you join Art Club.
WHEN? Mondays (10:00-11:30), Wednesdays (15:00-16:00), Thursdays (15:10-16:10).

Coding Club

Want to meet the future generation of hackers? How about teach them? Join the Coding Club and come shape the minds of kids that will be the next (hopefully) white hats of the world. Previous coding skills not required, just an open mind.
When? Mondays(15:00-16:00), Wednesdays (15:15-16:15) and Tuesdays(18:00-20:00)

Dedicated Volunteer Service

Are you the nicest, kindest person in the world? Great, exactly who we wanted. You'll be helping out fellow students with disabilities during social events as well as with some day to day activities to have the same awesome experience as you.
WHEN? Various times

Eco Warriors

Do you have a reusable water bottle and a balk at the idea of straws? Perfect, us too, that's why we think you'd be perfect to tell kids how they can do that too.
WHEN? Wednesdays (15:15-16:15)

Einstein Project

Fancy yourself the next fluffy haired genius? Or maybe just have a passion for blowing things up? Maybe click away if you're looking for the latter but definitely click through for the genius.
WHEN? Wednesdays (15:00-16:00) , Thursdays (15:20-16:15)

Golden Age

Interested in stories of the past? Come chat to the best storytellers in this neck of the woods over a cup of tea or some Wii games.
WHEN? Mondays(14:00-15:00), Tuesdays(15:00-16:00), wednesdays(14:30-15:30 and 15:20-16:20).

Global Voices

Do you speak a language other than English? Perfect! Join Global Voices and teach kids your culture.
WHEN? Thursdays (13:00-14:00, 15:00-16:00)


Do you speak Spanish, French or German? Want to help 11-16 year olds learn languages? Then join Lingo, local schools need your help!
When? Mondays (11:15-12:15), Wednesdays(15:10-16:10), Thursdays(11:15-12:15 and 15:00-16:00), Fridays(11:15-12:15, 13:50-14:50)

Lend A Hand

Want to give something back to the world? You can help out a group of people from a disadvantaged background to improve their basic skills to be successful.
WHEN? Thursdays(14:30-17:30), Sundays(10:00-14:00)

Marine Life Conservation

Are you passionate about marine life, conservation and environment? Do you want to practice your presentation skills? Then sign up now!
When? Saturdays & Sundays (13:00-16:00)

Money Mind

Do you have your own spreadsheet for weekly expenditures? Spread that valuable knowledge and process, the world needs to know how to do that!


Do you think Maths is the bees knees? This is the project for you. Join Numbers to show kids that they can learn Maths in a fun, engaging way.
When? Tuesdays(11:00-12:00), Wednesdays (11:00-12:00)


Do you hold on to random pieces of wrapping paper you can't bare to throw out? You're one of us, paper hoarder. But come lear a few fun ways to use it up so it doesn't just clutter up your desk and you can then share your appreciation for paper and Origami even more.
When? Mondays (14:00-15:00 and 15:00-16:00), Tuesdays (15:20-16:15), Wednesdays (15:00-16:00), Thursdays (15:10-16:10)


Do you always look at life through a camera lens? Maybe you are good with a camera? Do you want to teach young children how to take photos and make the most of it? Join Photography Club
When? Wednesdays (15:15-16:15), Thursdays (15:20-16:15)

Refugee Teaching Programme

We work together with Essex Integration to help teach English to local refugees. If you want to get involved in this fantastic cause, apply now.
When? Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:15-12:45

Street Law

Are you a stickler for the letter of the law and you think others should understand how great that is? Or just how to legally avoid illegality? You're in the right place.
When? TBC

Teaching Assistants

Think you've got what it takes to shape the minds of future generations? How about you give it a try before you commit?
When? Thursdays, 09:00-12:00

Time Travellers

Are you a History buff? How about you share some of that knowledge you smart cookie, you.
When? Monday (15:00-16:00)

Wellbeing Ambassadors

The SU heard you when you said Mental Health on campus needed to be talked about more. Be more out in the open. We listened and we're putting together events and activities that will do just that. We do need your help to be able to achieve that so we're asking if you want to be one of our Wellbeing Ambassadors - we'd really like to meet you :).

World Matters

Do you think the world needs to be looked at more critically and major decisions challenged? So do we, and we think the new generations should to and that you can help us with that.
When? Mondays (14:00-15:00)