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University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge

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The University Museum of Zoology is one of Cambridge's major attractions. Our brilliant galleries showcase the diversity of animal life, from marsupials to monkeys, mammoths to manatees.

Youth Collective member

This opportunity takes place between 22 Aug 2022 and 31 May 2023 Applications closed on 23 Sep.

The Museum of Zoology and Cambridge Festival are looking for young people to join a pilot Youth Collective, running from September 2022 until June 2023. You will work as part of a team with creative professionals to plan and deliver fun, public-facing events for other young people and the wider public as part of Mill Road Winter Fair, the Cambridge Festival and the Museum of Zoology’s Late events. You’ll have the opportunity to meet like-minded people, learn new skills and work within a team making decisions about the events we run for young people.

More information and how to join can be found on our website here: Click to go to Youth Collective Information

What's the duration of the opportunity?

ongoing

Where is the opportunity based?

In Cambridge city, with meetings being hosted at the Museum of Zoology and online (Zoom).

Can students travel to the opportunity via public transport?

Yes

What attributes would your ideal volunteer have?

- Young people aged 16 – 21 - Living in Cambridge or the Cambridgeshire area - An enthusiasm for events

What skills would the volunteer gain?

Meet new people Event design & planning Have a real, creative input into high-profile public events Learn how to develop & advocate for your event ideas Event development and marketing training
  • Your CampusCambridge
  • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Community Action, Heritage/ Museum's, Environment, Marketing and Media, Music, Drama and Creative Arts, Sport and Recreation
  • FrequencyOn-Going, Internship, Volunteer Project

Employability skills

  • Business and Commercial Awareness 0
  • Communication and Literacy 0
  • Critical Thinking 0
  • Intercultural Awareness 0
  • Negotiation and Influencing 0
  • Problem-solving 0
  • Project Management 0
  • Resilience 0
  • Self-Management 0
  • Social Responsibility 0
  • Team Work 0