ID: 179922

Sporting Event Volunteer

Sport One off - an event Wollongong NSW

About this opportunity

Join team Wollongong 2022 – we are recruiting 1,500 enthusiastic, passionate and professional people to help us deliver a safe and successful event through our volunteer program!

The Event

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the international federation for cycling, will host the upcoming **UCI Road World Championships in Wollongong, New South Wales (NSW) in September 2022. ** The Championships is the pinnacle event in the international road cycling calendar and includes a range of men’s and women’s individual time trials, mixed team time trials and road races across age groups from junior to elite as well as a mass participation event targeting community participants.

The Organisation

The event presents significant size, scale and complexity, and will be one of the biggest international sporting events to be hosted in NSW in the coming years. Set to be held over 8 days (18-25 September 2022), Wollongong 2022 Ltd, has been established as the Local Organising Committee (LOC) responsible for the delivery of the event.

The Opportunities

There is a range of roles and tasks that our volunteers will undertake in the lead-up to and during the event including:

  • Sport Services
  • Event Support
  • Media & Broadcast Operations
  • People Operations
  • Transport & Fleet Services
  • Welcome & Hosting

Find out more about the opportunities that are available by visiting our website at: wollongong2022.com.au/volunteer-opportunities

You can join individually or as a community group, club or association.

Applications close on Wednesday 25th May, 2022 at 5pm AEST.

The Benefits

  • you’ll be making a contribution to the community
  • be part of a diverse team
  • enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience behind the scenes of a major international sporting event
  • receive an exclusive volunteer uniform
  • undertake formal training with event professionals
  • build your network and make new friends

We look forward to receiving your application!


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination .

Wollongong 2022 reserves the right to conduct any criminal history and working with children checks for all or select volunteer roles using the information that is request as part of the application process.

Time Required

With athletes arriving early to prepare ahead of the event commencing, some locations will be operational the week prior to the event, with shifts starting from Saturday 10 September 2022 until Monday 26 September.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Sport & Physical Activity
Training

The online and face-to-face training will ensure that you have all the important information to prepare for your duties and responsibilities as a volunteer for Wollongong 2022, including safety protocols and other event policies and processes.

Reimbursement

All Wollongong 2022 volunteers will receive training from experienced event professionals, an exclusive event uniform, and depending on the length of