Techniquest

Join Wales' leading science-centre volunteer programme and enhance your skills!

About our programme

Techniquest is undergoing a multi-million pound transformation, called Science Capital, which will extend the building in Cardiff Bay and diversify our audience, making science accessible to all. We are looking for a diverse range of volunteers to support us in this mission.

Why volunteer with us?

  • We’re the leading Science Centre in Wales and therefore a unique venue for volunteering and inspiring others to learn about STEM.
  • We link our opportunities to interests and skills both inside and outside of STEM related topics.
  • Provide opportunities to network with a variety of organisations and individuals.
  • Opportunity to utilise your existing skills and to learn and develop new ones.

Benefits

  • Enhances skills in multiple areas and departments
  • Support routes into employment
  • Provides the tools to become STEM ambassadors
  • Earn Time Credits
  • Invitations to our Connect Days

Ways to apply

Our volunteer opportunities can be found below, on our website. Alternatively, you can follow our social media pages for volunteer roles and updates. We regularly recruit for short term and long term opportunities, as well as one-off events.

 

Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475
  info@techniquest.org

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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FAQs

  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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