ID: 206829

Brisbane Kokoda Challenge - Sweep Team - Saturday 1 June 2024

Recreation One off - an event Brookfield QLD

About this opportunity

Position Overview: We are seeking reliable and compassionate Sweep Team Volunteers to join us for the Kokoda Challenge. As a member of the Sweep Team, you will play a crucial role in supporting participants along the route, ensuring their safety, and providing assistance to those who may need extra support during the event.

Key Responsibilities:

* Participant Safety: Walk the course route to ensure all participants are accounted for 
  and provide assistance to those who may be struggling or need support.
* Participant Encouragement: Offer words of encouragement, motivation, and support 
  to participants, fostering a positive and inclusive atmosphere. Whilst also keeping in 
  mind this is there personal challenge, so may want you to hang back behind them
* Communicate with Event Staff: Keep open communication with event organisers and 
  staff, reporting any issues, concerns, or emergencies promptly.
* Course Sweeping: Ensure that the event route is clear of participants as well as track 
  marking, signage and any rubbish that you might come across.
* Safety Protocols: Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines, promoting a secure and 
  well-organized event.


* Compassionate and empathetic with good interpersonal skills.
* Physical fitness and ability to walk or cover the route as needed.
* Basic knowledge of first aid and emergency response is a plus.
* Ability to remain calm under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances.


* Play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants.
* Be part of a supportive team dedicated to fostering a positive event experience.
* Certificate of appreciation and acknowledgment for your contribution.

Time Required

We will meet at 8am on the day to have a breif and then get out onto the trails

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • People Learning English
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Sport & Physical Activity