Volunteer at ESOF 2018

We are currently looking for highly motivated volunteers during ESOF in July. Be part of this unique and exciting experience!

You are passionate about science, enthusiast when meeting people from different horizons, excited about working in a busy and international environment? Look no further about what to do this this July and come to work with us as a volunteer during ESOF 2018, the largest event in Europe dedicated to science and innovation and their links with society.

As a volunteer, your mission, should you choose to accept it, will be to help the ESOF team during:

  • The forum ESOF 2018 from 9 to 14 July 2018
  • The festival "Science in the City" from 7 to 15 July 2018

You could become:

  • VIP AssistantWelcome and Registration desk Assistant
  • Exhibition Assistant
  • Poster sessions Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Technical Assistant during the scientific sessions
  • Events Assistant
  • And so much more!

Be part of it! You won’t regret it and you will benefit from an outstanding experience on a large scale global event, meeting world-wide renowned scientific experts as well as students and journalists from all over the world. Last but not least: ESOF 2018 will take place for the first time in France in a friendly but busy atmosphere in the beautiful city of Toulouse!

We want you!


Volunteer form

General information

Please tick the roles you are interested in*
If you wish to be volunteer at YESOF, do you have any experience with Young publics?
If you are interested in the Volunteer Driver role, do you have a clean FR Driving licence?


Volunteering experience

What is you availability during ESOF 2018?

This is just to give us an idea of when you may be free. Every volunteer is expected to commit to at least three 4 hours shifts during the events.

Would you be available for last minute volunteer shifts?

As with any event we will get last minute requests for help so if you are located near to the events or have flexible availability please let us know.

What is your tee-shirt size?*


Emergency contact details



Please provide the name and contact details of 1 person whom we may contact as a referee to comment on your suitability to volunteer at the ESOF (they can be from current or previous employment, university or college, professional friend or colleague but not family members.)

Where did you hear about this opportunity?*


Equality and Diversity

We value the diverse nature of staff, volunteers and those using our services. We will ensure that this is reflected in all our practices, policies and services and we are committed to providing a positive working environment free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation.
This monitoring form has no effect on your application to become a volunteer. It is only for monitoring the implementation of our equality and diversity policy. All information is strictly confidential.

Are you?*
Do you have a disability?
Which age category do you belong to?*
Please calculate 9 plus 2.

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General information


Various times between 7am and midnight


Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Team Leaders and ESOF 2018 Leads

Apply online

If you have any questions or would like some support with your application please email volunteers@toulouse2018.esof.eu before Monday 30 April.

Interview sessions

Monday 14 May, 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 15 May, 9am to 5pm 
Wednesday 16 May, 9am to 5pm
Thursday 17 May, 9am to 5pm
Friday 18 May, 9am to 5pm

Training sessions

To volunteer we expect all volunteers to attend ONE of the following sessions: 
Wednesday 27 June
Thursday 28 June
Friday 29 June

Before registering, please note that the volunteer involvement is under signed agreement. If you wish, you can download the agreement and the call below