Be a catalyst for Canada's STEM future: Volunteer at CWSF 2024

The Canada-Wide Science Fair is not just an event; it’s a celebration of young minds pushing the boundaries of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We invite you, the STEM enthusiasts and professionals, to be a part of this transformative journey as a volunteer.


9:00am - 9:30pm
May 26 - 31, 2024


Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario


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The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is the country’s largest annual youth science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event, bringing together top young scientists and their projects, selected by our national network of over 100 regional STEM fairs in every province and territory.

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Visiting Students

The CWSF STEM Expo features hands-on interactive activities, including experimenting, making, coding, games, robotics, Indigenous knowledge, inspiring presentations, exciting demonstrations and more by companies, organizations, agencies, institutions, museums and other STEM-related organizations.

José-Manuel Gil
    José-Manuel Gil

    Science Odyssey – Powered by NSERC

    This is one of the most important annual events in Canada, bringing together thousands of kids interested and engaged in STEM.

    2023 Volunteer
      2023 Volunteer


      I thoroughly enjoyed volunteering for this event. I learned a lot about what kind of work the students are doing across Canada, to make the world a better place for all, and it gives me much hope for the future.

      STEM Expo Exhibitor
        STEM Expo Exhibitor

        Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

        Our Power of Ideas team couldn’t say enough about what an amazing experience it was interacting with the students. They were so engaged.


          Grade 5/6 Teacher, AB

          I was blown away by this experience! The quality of projects was amazing and my kids absolutely loved it!

          Empower the next generation of innovators and scientists

          By volunteering with us, you’re not just contributing your time; you’re shaping the future. Engage with Canada’s brightest young minds, network with leading scientists and educators, and play a pivotal role in a national event that showcases groundbreaking projects and ideas. Your expertise and enthusiasm can inspire a new generation of STEM leaders.

          Why volunteer?

          Whether you’re a scientist, engineer, educator, or simply a STEM aficionado, your skills can make a difference. Witness firsthand the creativity and innovation of Canada’s youth, and help them refine and present their ideas to the world.


          Connect with educators, industry professionals and up-and-coming young scientists from across Canada

          Personal & Professional Growth

          Volunteering at the CWSF allows you to develop new skills, gain unique experiences, and enhance your resume, benefiting both your personal and professional life.

          Be Part of a Vibrant Community

          Joining the CWSF as a volunteer means becoming part of a dynamic and passionate community that shares a common goal of fostering innovation and scientific curiosity in the next generation.

          Your participation is more than volunteering; it’s a chance to inspire, mentor, and celebrate the extraordinary talents of our youth in STEM. Let’s build a brighter, more innovative future together. Join us at the Canada-Wide Science Fair!

          Volunteer opportunities

          Make a difference in a role that suits you best! Whether your strengths lie in organization, communication, or hands-on support, there’s a place for you in our team.

          • Event Support – Be at the heart of the action by providing essential support during various events and ceremonies, ensuring they run smoothly.
          • Transportation & Logistics Support – Assist in the critical behind-the-scenes work of transportation coordination and logistics management, ensuring that everything is in the right place at the right time.
          • STEM Expo and School Visit Support – Engage with students and visitors during the STEM Expo, and assist in organizing educational school visits, making these experiences enriching and memorable.
          • Activities Support – Help in facilitating and overseeing the various interactive and engaging activities planned for participants throughout the fair.

          Are you ready to shape the future?

          Don’t miss this opportunity to be at the forefront of scientific progress and education. Sign up to volunteer today and join us in fostering a vibrant STEM community at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. Your expertise could be the guiding light for a budding scientist!

          Register your interest in becoming a volunteer today!

          Still have questions about volunteering at CWSF?