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*ACTORS NEEDED* Halloween Fright Nights at Colchester Zoo

Are you a drama student looking for some extra things to add to your portfolio? Are you looking for drama related short work placements for your course? Or do you just love drama and acting? If you answered yes to any of these questions, check this opportunity!

Animal Protection Project

When? Saturdays 10:30-15:00
This project is led by Animal Protection Society, they visit Colchester Cat Rescue every week to help them keep the place clean and tidy. Not a member of APS? No problem! Everyone is welcome

Art Club

WHEN? Tuesday15:20-16:15 / Wednesday 9:45-10:45 / Thursday 15:00pm-16:00
Are you creative and don't mind getting covered in glue/paint/glitter and gold? Then make sure you join Art Club!

Coding Club

WHEN? Monday 15:00-16:00 /Tuesday 15:00-16:00/ Wednesday 15:15-16:15
Want to teach kids how to code? We visit locals schools and use Python to programme. You don't have to be a pro to get involved!

Dedicated Volunteer Service

WHEN? Various times
This project assists our students with disabilities during social events as well as with some day to day activities

Eco Warriors

Interested in sustainability and helping the environment? Join Eco Warriors and teach kids about how to be more eco aware!

Einstein Project

WHEN? Monday 15:00pm-16:00pm / Wednesday 15:00pm-16:00pm / Thursday 15:20pm-16:20pm
Love working with children? Want to run fun experiments using simple house hold items? Then Einstein is for you!

Golden Age

WHEN? Thursday 14:30-15:30/ Friday 10:00-11:00
We visit local care homes and spend time with the residents. Expect to mix and mingle, share stories, play board games and wash it all down with some tea

Global Voices

WHEN? Monday 14:00-15:00 / Wednesday 15:00-16:00 / Thursday 15:00-16:00
Do you speak a foreign language? Why not go to a local school and teach kids your language, culture and traditions!


When? Wed 13:00 - 15:30 French and German /Wed 14:15 - 16:30 Spanish
/Fri 12:00 - 15:30 French, German and Spanish

Do you speak Spanish, French or German? Want to help 11-16 year olds learn languages? Then join Lingo, local schools need your help!

Lend A Hand

WHEN? Sunday 12:00-14:00
You can help out a group of people from a disadvantaged background to improve their IT skills, communications skills and lots more!

Marine Life Conservation

When? TBC
Are you passionate about marine life, conservation and environment? Do you want to practice your presentation skills? Then sign up now!

Money Mind

When? TBC
Do you want to teach children financial awareness in a fun and interactive way? Then Money Mind needs you!


When? Monday 11:00-12:15
Do you like Maths? Do you want to make it more fun and engaging for children at school to learn Maths? You should join Numbers!


When? Tuesday 15:20-16:20 /Thursday 15:10-16:00
Want to teach children how to do Origami and the culture of this beautiful art? Then get involved in Origami Project (you don't need to be a pro!)


When? Wednesday 2PM-3PM
Are you good with a camera? Do you want to teach young children how to take photos and make the most of it? Join Photography Club

Refugee Teaching Programme

When? Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 10am-12pm & 12:30pm-2:30pm
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

Street Law

When? TBC
Are you passionate about Law and want to share your knoweledge? Want to practise your public speaking skills? Are you studying Law? Then join Street Law!

Teaching Assistants

When? Thursday 13:30-15:00
Looking for some teaching experience? Want to find out what it's like to be in a classroom? Then TA's is here to help you!

Time Travellers

When? Wednesday 15:00-16:00/ Thursday 15:20-16:20
Are you a History buff? Do you want to teach children in a fun and interactive manner? Join Time Travellers!

World Matters

When? TBC
Do you like discussing latest politics/ trends/ global issues? How about taking into classrooms of Colchester and educating young children? World Matters is one of a kind project that needs you!