Volunteer with Think Circus

You can help children and young people to PLAY and build confidence

run away to our circus!

At Think Circus, we firmly believe that everyone has the power to make a difference. That’s why we warmly welcome volunteers from diverse backgrounds, each driven by unique motivations. We offer a variety of roles, and we are more than happy to accommodate the individual needs of our volunteers.
Join us today and be a part of the positive change we are creating!


¬†Benefit Your Physical Health: Volunteering at the circus is not just about lending a hand; it’s also an excellent way to boost your physical health. From setting up equipment to actively participating in various activities, our volunteer opportunities provide a unique blend of exercise and fun.

Boost your Confidence: Being a part of a circus team can help you nurture and highlight your talents, which can lead to an increase in your confidence.

Unlock New Skills: Unlock your potential by acquiring new skills in a dynamic and creative environment. Whether you’re exploring social media content creation or mastering circus techniques, our wide range of tasks ensures that you’ll gain valuable experiences that go beyond the boundaries of the circus tent.

Join our Circus Family: Beyond the tasks and skills, our volunteers become an integral part of our close-knit circus family. Joining us means forming lasting connections with like-minded individuals who share your passion for making a positive impact.


To apply, all you need to do is complete our online application. If you have any questions or concerns about the application process or volunteering with us in general, please don’t hesitate to reach out to volunteer@thinkcircus.co.uk. We’re here to help and we appreciate your interest in making a difference in your community!

what happens next?

Step One: Online Application
Fill out our online application form, and our volunteer coordinator will reach out to you within a week.
Step Two: Informal Chat
You will be invited to an informal chat to familiarize yourself with our volunteer program and better understand the recruitment process.
Step Three: Referee Contact
We will contact your referees to gain deeper insights into your suitability for the volunteer role.
Step Four: Trial Session/Task and PVG Check
You will be invited to a trial session where we gather feedback from both you and the class teacher. If applying for the social media volunteer position, you’ll
complete a trial task. Simultaneously, we’ll guide you through the PVG check process.
Step Five: Welcome Aboard!

Upon successfully completing the trial session and necessary checks, receive a
warm welcome as you officially join our team.

Ready to join us?


You can apply using our online application form, apply in person at our sessions, or send a completed application form to our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@thinkcircus.co.uk

Why volunteer with us?

  • Meet new people and join our friendly circus community
  • Boost your confidence
  • Get new skills
  • Benefit your physical health

“helping kids to be creative has reminded me that i’m creative too.”


Volunteer roles

Please have a look at our Volunteer Policy and details of the volunteer positions we offer before completing the application form below. 

Start your volunteer journey today!


As a Circus Class Assistant, you will play a vital role in creating a vibrant and supportive environment for our students to thrive. From introducing circus acts/learning different tricks with them to celebrating their achievements, your enthusiasm and dedication will contribute to fostering a love for the circus arts among our students.

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events assistant

As a Circus Event Assistant, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring a vibrant and safe circus experience. From setting up equipment to engaging with attendees, your contribution will be key to the seamless execution of performances. Collaborate with the event team for a secure and organised environment.¬†

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As a Content Creator Volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to shape our online presence, connect with diverse audiences, and contribute to the vibrant community at Think Circus. If you’re ready to bring your creativity to the centre stage, we’d love to have you on board!

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Filming and Photography

As a Filming and Photography Volunteer, you will play a crucial role in capturing vibrant and engaging visual content for our organisation. Your responsibilities will include photographing and/or filming our people, events, and activities, and collaborating with the content creator to enhance the overall visual narrative.

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Social Media Engagement

As a Social Media Engagement Volunteer with Think Circus, you’ll play a vital role in boosting our digital presence. Collate feedback, track post effectiveness, and identify target audiences. Your insights drive innovative strategies for increased online engagement and brand visibility.

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