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BUCS runs over 100 events each year, including our two large multi-sport events; BUCS Nationals and BUCS Big Wednesday. Volunteers are integral to the smooth running of the events across all of our sports.

If you want to improve your event experience, meet new people, watch live sport and learn more about what BUCS does, have a look at the opportunities below.

Current Opportunities:

BUCS Surf Championships

Surf Volunteer
The BUCS Surf Championship is the largest surf meeting in Europe attracting approximately 400 competitors and over 1000 spectators every year. We are offering students and staff the opportunity to join our events team for the three day event this year. In this role students will get to experience the methods and logistics of managing a major event as well as supporting the event through various operational tasks. This opportunity is ideal for any student who has a particular interest in event planning and management.


Cricket World Cup 2019

The Cricket World Cup is coming to England and Wales next year and the search is on for a record 4000 volunteers. This is a brilliant chance to be a volunteer at one of the world's biggest sporting events, click here for more information on how to apply.


Can't find the event you are looking for? Express your interest...
There are plenty of opportunities for university students who wish to gain additional experience in event volunteering. If the event you want to volunteer at isn't listed above please express your interest in volunteering for the 2017/18 season by clicking here. Please note, by expressing your interest you will receive volunteer opportunities via email.

Medical Volunteering

Anyone interested in getting involved as a physiotherapist or doctor at a BUCS event can find more information here

The new volunteer expenses form and claims procedure (effective as of 1 August 2017) can be downloaded here. To view our Privacy Policy please click here.

If you have any questions regarding any of the information above opportunities please email BUCS Volunteers.

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