Volunteering

The Big Bang Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK. Everything we do is aimed at showing young people (primarily aged 7-19) how many exciting and rewarding opportunities there are out there for them with the right experience and qualifications.

We need over 400 volunteers to support us in the smooth running of The Fair and to ensure that our young visitors have an inspiring experience. With over 80,000 visitors in 2018, The Big Bang Fair simply couldn't run without the support of our amazing volunteers.

Volunteer with us

Applications to volunteer open on the 15th of October 2018

With your passion and energy, you can help open the eyes of young girls and boys to what they can accomplish in STEM.

Volunteering opportunities over the four days range from judging student projects and offering careers information, to delivering hands-on activities that capture young people’s imagination and interest in the STEM subjects.

Over 95% of our volunteers would recommend volunteering with us to a friend or colleague.

When you volunteer with us you will:

Most importantly, you will have a fun day!

We very much look forward to working with you.

Read our Volunteers' case studies

What are the roles you can apply for?

Our volunteers play a vital role in making The Big Bang Fair a massive success. We are looking for volunteers who are friendly, reliable and enjoy working with young people.

Click on the role title to view a full description of the volunteering tasks and skills required to do them.  

Is there an induction and training?

Yes! We aim to give all our volunteers a unique experience at The Big Bang Fair. We will provide you with training and support throughout your volunteering role.

For more details about the support we give to our volunteers, please check our Role Descriptions.

How can you apply?

Applications will open in October 2018. Please email volunteers@engineeringuk.com if you have any questions!