Become a volunteer for the Athens Science Festival 2019! | Deadline extended

26 February, 2019 News

How would you like to volunteer at one of the biggest festivals in Greece?

The Athens Science Festival aims to make science-friendly to the general public and to provide stimulation and incentives for individuals of all ages to discover science in their daily life.

Our volunteers are at the heart of Athens Science Festival. Being both ambassadors and at the front line of the event, they are there to welcome and guide visitors to the world of science through the festival’s activities. The volunteers of the Athens Science Festival support the various organizational functions in a way according to their skills, knowledge and personal interests.

Desirable qualifications:

– Ease at collaborating with people from different disciplines, ages and levels of familiarity with science
– Science-related background
– Communication skills (enthusiastic and friendly/extrovert personality)
– Engagement, commitment, reliability, flexibility and professionalism
– Passion for learning and sharing knowledge

Athens Science Festival is committed towards its volunteers, so in the context of your participation you will be provided with:

– Training on science communication, soft skills, event management, child protection,
– Practise/Empowerment of your networking skills by taking the opportunity to get in touch with speakers, actors/artists, organizers and sponsors,
– Special privileges (Academy of Ambassadors),
– Practical knowledge and experience for your scientific/ artistic/educational background as well as event management,
– And of course, unforgettable moments, friendships, ample fun with activities specifically designed for volunteers and lots of laughter!

A certificate of participation issued by SciCo will be awarded to the volunteers, upon completion of 2/3 of the training and at least 6 hours of volunteering.

So, if you see that the event described in this invitation fits your personality and wish to participate as a volunteer at the Athens Science Festival 2019, you may fill in the volunteer’s application form. Please note that the volunteer’s application form is only available in Greek.

The deadline for submitting applications is extended until Sunday the 10th of March 2019 at 23.59!

Thank you for your interest in participating as a volunteer at the Athens Science Festival 2019. We appreciate your support and we look forward to meeting you!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]