If you are super focused and career-orientated, then a volunteer placement could be just the thing for you. This is a great way to stregthen your CV by gaining practical skills and work experience.


Whether you know what you want or whether you're still figuring things out, placements are an excellent way to experience real working environments. Ever wonder whether you have what it takes to go into a certain profession? Well this is your opportunity to test the waters before taking the plunge.


Placements don't have to be serious stepping stones into your future career, maybe you just want to unwind on a regular basis. Opportunities range from working in Colchester Zoo to coordinating activites for disadvantaged children. Your volunteer placement could lead you anywhere... Maybe even a treetop adventure course.


Expect to commit a minimum of 4 hours per week for a minimum of 4 weeks. Check out the available opportunities and make sure applications are submitted before their deadline.


Check out what we have available below or email us with a specific request at vteam@essex.ac.uk


Student Conduct Committee Panel Member

The University are looking for up to 10 student volunteers to become panel members on Student Conduct Committees. Sometimes, allegations are made that students have breached the Code of Student Conduct and the University needs to investigate and take appropriate action. Serious cases of alleged student misconduct are considered by a Student Conduct Committee. The Committee consider the cases of alleged student misconduct and decide the outcome. As a panel member you might be looking at evidence, hearing from witnesses and listening to some sensitive, challenging and emotional situations, whilst ensuring you remain completely confidential.