About: Lightyear Foundation is a science education charity working to ensure that every child has access to good quality science education. It’s flagship project, Sensory Science, breaks down the barriers for disabled children to participate in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) through play, exploration and creativity.

Time commitment: Lightyear Foundation is seeking a new Treasurer to replace its current Trustee after long-service.

The charity has quarterly Board Meetings in Central London, Bristol or via conference call.

Skills sought:

  • STEMM professionals
  • Finance (particularly someone interested in taking on the role of Treasurer)
  • Fundraising

For further information or to apply please contact 

Want to inspire the next generation to learn more about the world around them?

Keen to learn new skills?

  • We’re always looking for volunteers to strengthen our team! Right now, we’re recruiting for the following volunteer positions:
  • Sensory Science facilitators to help us deliver our fun, immersive workshops for disabled children.
  • Helpers at UK Science events, to run fun experiments to inspire the next generation of British scientists.
  • Communications experts to help us tell our story to the world, from updating this website to improving our social media presence.

If you’re passionate about STEMM and SEN, please get in touch! Or if you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact

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