World Boccia Championship Volunteers needed!

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Are you looking for something to do this summer?  Why not come along and volunteer at the  World Boccia  Championships Liverpool.

Becoming a volunteer at the World Boccia Championships is a truly unique and exciting opportunity to be part of something huge! If you are new to the sport, boccia is a Paralympic sport with no Olympic equivalent. It is a game of intriguing tactics and nail biting tension. One ball can change everything. The World Championships will no doubt be the biggest boccia event in this country, making this a very exciting time to be involved as a volunteer.

Benefits of volunteering at the World Championships include:

  • Develop new skills or expand you experience
  • Having fun and meet new people
  • Branded volunteer kit
  • Contribution to travel expenses
  • Lunch and refreshments

Volunteer Roles include

Time Keeper

  • Role: timing and scoring of the boccia matches on court via a laptop
  • Experience/ Skills: An interest and enthusiasm for sport/ major events is desirable. No pervious boccia experience is required, full training will be provided.
  • Attendance: commitment: Compulsory volunteer training Wednesday 15th August (afternoon/ evening). And attendance at the Teams and Pairs competition Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th August, approximately 08:00- 18:00 each day
  • Inclusions: Travel expenses (mileage or standard rail travel) claimable up to a maximum of £50 per person. Lunch, refreshments and volunteer polo t-shirts provided.

Event Volunteer (General)

  • Role: Varied role which may include: Information Desk, airport Meet and Greet, hotel volunteer, event storage coordinator, runner/ event staff, spectator liaison, social media, opening/ closing / medal ceremony support.
  • Experience/ Skills: An interest and enthusiasm for sport/ major events is desirable. No pervious boccia experience is required, full training will be provided.
  • Attendance commitment: Various dates/ timings available between 9th and Sunday 19thAugust inclusive. Ideal minimum commitment of 3 days.

If you or anyone you know are interested in taking up this exciting opportunity please do not hesitate to contact Natalie Braisby, Volunteer Manager who’s details can be found below

The World Boccia Championships are being held from 9th August 2018 – 18th 2018 at;

Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP

Dates for your diary

Arrivals:                                                                        From 9th August 2018

Individual Competition:                                            12th – 15th August 2018

Teams and Pairs Competition:                                 16th – 18th August 2018

Volunteer Training:                                                    11th and/or 15th August 2018

Contact

Natalie Braisby, Volunteer Manager

 E: nbraisby@bocciaengland.org.uk.

Tel: 0115 9678455

Mob: 07703739902

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