Volunteer Expo Live

The UK's national volunteering show.

6th and 7th May 2022 - NEC, Birmingham

Volunteer Expo Live is the UK's national volunteering show to celebrate the power of volunteering and community!

It is a chance for you to find volunteering opportunities to suit you, learn more about the issues you care about, and network with peers to turn your passion for change into action!

The last two years have shown us how important togetherness, community and supporting each other has been. It's time to rebuild together.


Volunteer Expo Live takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th May 2022 and tickets are completely free! Check out what's in store.

The speakers

Volunteer Expo Online is bringing you leading speakers on society’s biggest issues. Our two-day speaker programme includes presentations and Q&As with celebrity campaigners, sector leaders and real life volunteering heroes.

Ayo Akinwolere
Broadcaster and Crisis UK Ambassador

Ben Cohen
Rugby star and charity founder on tackling bullying

Chizzy Akudolu
Writer and actor on mental health

The exhibitors

The volunteer sector is so diverse, full of amazing organisations doing life-changing work. We wanted to capture that variety in our exhibition, with over 60 exhibitors waiting to meet you. Chat with the local, national and international charities you know and love, and ones you’re yet to discover to find your next volunteering adventure.

The workshops

It wouldn’t be a volunteering show without giving you practical ways to get involved! Our workshops do exactly that. Run by our exhibiting charities, our free workshops give you chance to delve into the topics you care about, or explore something new.

We’re covering everything from homelessness to wildlife conservation. From disaster response to online volunteering. From wildlife conservation to sanitation.