Below are download links to some of our key policies and useful information for volunteers. For information about current volunteer opportunities, please click here.

If you have any questions about volunteering with the British Science Association please contact Katie Leeper in the Engagement team.

British Science Association policies

Volunteer Policy

Volunteer Policy (pdf)

Useful information

• The NCVO is the national umbrella body for voluntary and community organisations. The NCVO champions volunteering by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations. The British Science Association are members of the NCVO, and all of our volunteers have access to their members' area.

Volunteers’ Week, the annual celebration of volunteers across the UK, is held 1-7 June every year. For more details visit the Volunteers’ Week website.

ivo is a social network for volunteer managers and volunteers which hosts opportunity advertisements, blogs and news.

Trustees’ Week takes place in November and is an annual event to showcase the valuable work of trustees across the UK. 

Volunteer reward and recognition

Walter Bodmer Award

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service