About this opportunity
Be a Volunteer ‘Game Changer’ for the Special Olympics National Games 2022 in Launceston.
You'll be part of the most inspirational event on the Australian sporting calendar from 17-21 October 2022 welcoming 1,000 athletes with an intellectual disability to showcase their talent by competing across in 10 sports!
To make this all happen we need friendly and committed volunteers across a number of venues in a range of roles.
About the National Games:
Few sporting events can match the social and emotional impact of the Special Olympics Australia National Games. Every four years, hundreds of athletes with an intellectual disability from all over Australia demonstrate their skills and sportsmanship at the
Special Olympics Australia National Games, the flagship event of Special Olympics Australia. • For athletes it's the culmination of years of regular and dedicated training. • For families it inspires hope for a future. • For volunteers it provides a joyous outlet for their generosity.
Volunteer Roles: We will be needing volunteers to assist across a number of areas including: -Opening and Closing Ceremony -Volunteer Liaison and Support -Spectator Services -Sports and Competition Venue Support
Time Availability: We need volunteers to be available from 15 October to 22 October 2022. You do not need to be available for every day of the competition.
Location: Launceston, Tasmania
Special Olympics Australia is a child safe organization and conducts relevant checks as part of volunteer screening.
National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.
Various shifts will be available to suit your requirements. These will be discussed at a later date.Suitable for
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Families with Children
- Groups of 10 or more
- People Learning English
- People with disability
- Skilled Volunteers
- Travelling Volunteers
- Wheelchair Access
- Work Experience
- Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
- Sport & Physical Activity
General induction, volunteer manual + onsite training