Regular Projects

WHAT ARE REGULAR PROJECTS?


Regular projects run a on a weekly basis and are held at local schools and community centres. Below you can find list of regular projects and find out more about each one as well as meet project leaders. If you want to volunteer on one of these project you will need to attend one of our come & try sessions, you can sing up here

P.S. you don’t need to be a History expert to participate in a History related project, or a Scientist to teach children Science. Everyone is welcome!

If you want to take on the role of a session leader or a Communications Officer, we are recruting apply here

 

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Allotment

WHEN? Monday 3:15PM-4:15PM / Thursday 1:15PM-3:15PM
Want to work with children and teach them about seasons/gardening and looking after plants? Then this project is for you!

 
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

 
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!

 
Film Club

WHEN? Monday 15:15-16:15 / Wednesday 15:15pm-16:15/ Wednesday 17:00-19:00
Are you a film fanatic? Do you like working with children? Want to teach them about quality film production and cinematography? Then Film Club is for you!

 
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!

 
Lingo

When? Monday 15:00-16:00/ Friday 13:00-15:00
Do you speak Spanish, French or German? Want to work with 16-18 year olds? 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!

 
Mentoring

When? This project is currently on standby until next academic year
This project aims to work with A-level students to help them understand university lifestyle and encourage them to take up Higher Education path.

 
Money Mind

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

 
Music Club

When? TBC
Can you play an instrument? Do you want to teach someone how to play it? Join Music Club!

 
Numbers

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!

 
Origami

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!)

 
Photography

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

 
Polish Speakers

WHEN? TBC
Do you speak Polish? Do you enjoy working with children and want to help them get used to the new surroundings easier? Then Polish Speakers Project needs you!

 
Programming Support Class

WHEN? Tuesday 18:00-20:00 / Thursday 18:00-20:00
Are you good at coding? Do you want to learn something new and teach someone how to programme better? PSC needs you!

 
Project X

When? Flexible
Do you have an idea that you think will help students improve their mental wellbeing? Then come to us and we will provide you with tools to make it happen

 
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!

 
Trampolining

When? TBC
If you are a keen trampoliner and enjoy working with children then you should join this project!

 
World Matters

When? Wednesday 15:00-16:00
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!