3rd Jul 2018

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - BOCCIA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Volunteer Recruitment

 

 

192 Athletes from 30 Countries
7 Gold Medals
7 Days of Competition
6 Blue Balls against 6 Red Balls
1 Aim. To be a World Champion


The BISFed Boccia World Championships are coming to Liverpool in 2018. 


Stay connected:
https://www.bisfed2018worldboccia.com/
https://twitter.com/2018WorldBoccia
 http://instagram.com/2018worldboccia



 

Volunteering at the World Championships:

Becoming a volunteer at the Boccia World Championships is a truly unique 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 be the biggest boccia event in history in this country, making this a very exciting time to be involved as a volunteer. Full details on each role can be found on page 3. Benefits of volunteering with us include;

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


Location

Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP. http://www.exhibitioncentreliverpool.com/


Dates
Arrivals:                                                From 9th August 2018  
Individual Competition:               12th – 15th August 2018
Team and Pairs Competition:    16th – 18th August 2018
Volunteer Training:                         11th and/or 15th August 2018


Contact
Natalie Braisby, Volunteer Manager
nbraisby@bocciaengland.org.uk | 0115 9678455  | 07703 739902


Volunteer Roles


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 previous boccia experience is required, full training 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 (inclusive), 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 tshirt(s) 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 previous boccia experience is required, full training provided.
  • Attendance commitment: Various dates / timings available between Wednesday 9th and Sunday 19th August inclusive. Ideal minimum commitment of 3 days. Please contact to discuss further. 

 

 

  • Inclusions: Travel expenses (mileage or standard rail travel) claimable up to a maximum of £50 per person. Lunch, refreshments and volunteer polo tshirt(s) provided.

 

How to apply or find out more:

Apply online here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BBWC2018 or contact nbraisby@bocciaengland.org.uk. Applications will remain open until all roles are filled.

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