Join us as a volunteer

Volunteering at WSFB is an excellent opportunity to learn new things, meet people and discover more about STEM. It’s also a chance to be involved in delivering Australia’s leading science event and share your knowledge and passion with others.

Volunteers are integral to the success of our event and we are lucky enough to have hundreds of exceptional people apply and contribute to this exciting and fascinating festival each year.

If you are interested in becoming a part of something special, having lots of fun, networking with like-minded people to make new friends and contributing to the community, apply now to join us as a volunteer!

Volunteers are critical to the success of WSFQ.  They offer a welcoming smile to visitors, helping them navigate and make the most of all that is on offer at the Festival. Volunteers also play an integral role behind the scenes, assisting the Festival team with event setup and delivery.

To apply – please fill out the Online Form

Applicants should have the following attributes:

  • Comfortable working with people of all backgrounds and ages
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication, commitment, reliability, flexibility and professionalism
  • A background in science is an asset, but a passion for learning and sharing knowledge is key
  • 16 years or older

What roles are available?

There are a number of fun and exciting roles, including:

  • Greeting patrons and helping them navigate the Festival site and answering general enquiries
  • Working with the delivery team to set up events
  • Assisting with our guest speakers and activity providers