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CERN Open Days: become a volunteer!

Sign-up now to engage our visitors on an exciting journey of discovery at CERN

Opendays 2019 volunteer poster
(Image: Ewa Lopienska/CERN)

The next CERN Open Days will take place on 14 and 15 September 2019. Hundreds of activities and visit circuits are being planned to welcome some 80 000 visitors to CERN’s largest public outreach event.

Your contribution is invaluable for the success of this gigantic event.

Why volunteer at the 2019 Open Days?

  • Take part in a unique event organised every five years by the largest laboratory for particle physics
  • Share our enthusiasm for fundamental research and its fascinating technologies
  • Be a CERN ambassador by sharing your personal experiences with the visitors
  • Be part of the team: meet new colleagues from other departments in a friendly atmosphere

Who can volunteer?

All CERN personnel, no matter the contract (MPEs, MPAs, Official CERN guides, ENTC, TEMC) as well as Alumni and Club members, aged 18 and over. More information can be found about registration for Alumni and Club Members.

What will I get?

All volunteers will receive exclusive Open Days 2019 volunteer kits as well as a lunch voucher. General and role-specific training sessions will also be organised. Find out more about statuses and conditions.

What will I do?

Activities are aplenty: be a guide, a special-activity entertainer, an info agent, a crowd marshal, a shop assistant, etc. learn more about roles and trainings.

When and how to register?

Find all information and instructions to register on http://cern.ch/od2019/volunteers.