Be a role model

Are you passionate about your work in STEM and keen to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers? If so, we'd love for you to volunteer with us!

Volunteers play a vital role across our programme, from facilitating activities to being guest speakers and judging student projects.

What's in it for you?

  • A fun and rewarding opportunity to make a difference in young people's lives
  • A chance to build your personal development and network

We are an inclusive organisation; we actively seek volunteers from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

We want young people to see themselves represented in the volunteers who work with us, so we actively encourage volunteers from groups who are currently under-represented in the engineering profession.

It’s really exciting seeing the creativity, passion and determination of the next generation of scientists and engineers, and gives a lot of hope for the future!

— Volunteer Team Leader at The Big Bang Fair 2019
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Get stuck in at The Big Bang Fair

Join us at the UK’s biggest celebration of STEM for young people and meet the engineers and scientists of the future as a volunteer at The Big Bang Fair.

The Big Bang Fair is returning from Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 June 2022 at The NEC in Birmingham. Bring science and engineering to life as a volunteer to stuck in, inspire the next generation and get excited at the STEM event of the year.

With over 30,000 young people expected, The Big Bang Fair couldn't run without the support of our amazing volunteers.

Apply by 27 May.

Find out more and apply.

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Time commitment

You can volunteer a minimum of 1 day and up to 3 days.

Role descriptions

We have a number of roles up for grabs:

  • Showfloor Volunteer - provide a warm welcome to our visitors and ensure they have the relevant information to enjoy their experience to the fullest
  • Big Bang Explore Volunteer - we need people who are currently working or training in a STEM field to help young people complete the Big Bang Explore challenge
  • Panel Volunteers - we are seeking a diverse range of panellists to participate in 30 to 40 minute STEM career talks on one of our 3 stages
  • Hospitality Volunteer – no STEM background required! Use your event and/or hospitality skills to help make The Fair a success

Apply today