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Campus Children's Holidays Residential Programme

Campus Children’s Holidays is a charity run by Cambridge students and alumni which provides free respite holidays in Liverpool for children aged 6-13 referred by social services and is now recruiting new helpers for summer 2019. Do you have a week free between 20th July and 26th August to help provide disadvantaged children from Liverpool with a much-needed holiday? Do you want to run around like a child for a week, get your face painted, make new friends AND gain some invaluable new skills?
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Volunteers Needed for Crash, Bang, Squelch

Inspire children to enjoy science and do some fun experiments! CHaOS is looking for volunteers of all science disciplines to help out at “Crash, Bang, Squelch!” (CBS) - a huge hands-on family science day from 10am-5pm on Saturday 16th March 2019, taking place in the Zoology Department in the New Museums Site. Volunteers get to demonstrate fun, basic experiments for kids and families. You can sign up for the morning session, the afternoon session or both.
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Cambridge Hub Summer Placements

SOCIAL IMPACT VOLUNTARY PLACEMENTS: APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Want to gain work experience and make a difference this summer? Of course you do! We’re offering passionate and socially-minded students the opportunity to spend part of summer 2019 working with an inspiring and innovative organisation that has a positive social impact. The Social Impact Voluntary Placements Scheme (SIVP) places students who are passionate about social change with some of the most innovative social impact organisations in the UK.
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Cambridge Consulting Network Lent Projects

Interested in getting more experience in consultancy, developing your skills and working with others on an engaging project? This term we have five exciting Flagship projects for student consultants to work on! Apply now to become a Consultant for a Flagship Project, and join a team to generate high-calibre solutions for clients ranging from startups to industry leading companies! Alternatively, for undergraduates just getting to know consulting, or who don’t have as much time to commit, then you might want to try out as a Consultant for CCN’s Insight Projects – a 4 week consulting programme that only takes half the time of the Flagship Projects, but promises the same intensity and rewards.
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CHaOS Winter Roadshow

Cambridge Hands-On Science needs you! Meet new people, get lots of free food and inspire children to enjoy science with fun, interactive experiments! CHaOS is looking for volunteers for our Winter Roadshow – a week of science outreach outreach events in and around Cambridge at the end of term. We need engineers, natscis, medics, compscis, mathmos, vets and more to demonstrate science experiments to children and members of the public, getting them enthusiastic about science. There are events everyday from the 29th of November to the 4th of December and you can sign up for as many or as few as you want at the link below:
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EPAfrica Volunteering

EPAfrica is recruiting committed students to spend 10 weeks in East Africa in summer 2019 investing time and money in one of our partner schools. Living and working in a rural community, our volunteers develop essential transferable skills whilst experiencing vibrant Kenyan or Ugandan culture. Working in teams of 2 or 3, volunteers collaborate with their school’s various stakeholders to improve the quality of education offered. Focusing on the sustainability of their interventions, they invest in new educational resources, small infrastructure projects and schemes to improve students’ health and welfare.
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CHOP Reps

One thing that many people are struck by when they arrive in Cambridge is how prevalent homelessness is here. Cambridge Homeless Outreach Programme (CHOP) is a student society which works to provide students with opportunities to fundraise, volunteer and support the homeless community in the city. CHOP is recruiting college reps to promote events in each college and run their own mini events, such as collections and bake sales. If you’re interested please email yg321@cam.
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Volunteering with the Scouts

11th / 9th Cambridge is a local scout group based in Newnham, about 5–10 mins from Queen’s College, within easy walking or cycling distance. We’re an active group with five meetings a week Mondays–Thursdays (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, and Explorers) and two to three camping trips a year. The aims of Scouting are to provide fun, challenge and adventure, which can result in you organising and taking part in a range of different activities from hikes, wide games and cooking over open fires, to making smoke bombs, go-karts, and learning circus skills.