Volunteers are the lifeblood of any fan-run convention, and ours is no exception! Without our amazing volunteers, we simply wouldn’t be able to put on the event.

From helping with registration and badge pickup, to staffing panels and events, to assisting with setup and tear-down, our volunteers are involved in every aspect of the convention. And their hard work and dedication is what makes it all possible.

We understand that people have different amounts of time they can give, so we welcome volunteers who can help out for just an hour, a day, or even across the whole convention. Whether you’re able to commit to a little or a lot, we appreciate every bit of help we can get.

But being a volunteer isn’t just about giving back to the community (although that’s certainly a big part of it!). It’s also a chance to get involved in the convention in a whole new way, to meet new people and make new friends, and to gain valuable skills and experience that can help you in your personal and professional life.

So whether you’re a long-time attendee of our convention, or you’re brand new to the fandom and looking to get involved, we’d love to have you join our team of volunteers! No experience is necessary, and we’ll provide all the training and support you need to succeed.

As a thank you, we’ll give you vouchers, known as Groats. You can use these to buy food and drinks from the site, artworks from art show, and items in the dealers room. We also have a tradition of producing thank you t-shirts and these will be for everyone who offers 8 hours or more, whether in person or online.

If you pre-registered as a volunteer by March 6th you will receive your t-shirt at the convention. For those who volunteer later, we expect to send t-shirts by post to UK members and send them back with Worldcon attendees to overseas members.

If you’re interested in volunteering, please fill out the volunteer form or go to the Ops Help Desk on the day to find our volunteer coordinator Emjay, who will be wearing a purple hi-vis tabard.

Sign up to volunteer