7 September 2015, 12:22pm
The Sainsbury's 2015 School Games officially drew to a close on Sunday as achievements and performances were celebrated at the closing ceremony in Manchester.
Sainsbury's 2015 School Games
Volunteer at the Sainsbury's 2015 School Games!
The Sainsbury's 2015 School Games are taking place in Manchester between the Thursday 3rd and Sunday 6th September 2015 and we are looking for over 400 volunteers to support the delivery of the event. Volunteers will be required to support each day of the event. There are a number of volunteering opportunities available, with roles ranging from coordinating volunteers, driving, media and many more!
The event will be held across a number of Manchester venues. Twelve National Governing Bodies of Sport are involved in the event, these are: Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Rugby Sevens, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball,Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair tennis. We prredict that 1,600 athletes will participate in this event across the 12 sports. This is a unique opportunity to support the delivery of an event this size.
The Youth Sport Trust has overall responsibility for the management of the event and Manchester City Council, as the host city, is responsible for the training, deployment and management of the individual volunteers. Through this event we aim to reward and recognise a diverse workforce of skilled, trained and enthusiastic volunteers and inspire them to continue their volunteering journey beyond this event.
We are looking for friendly, outgoing and competent volunteers to fulfil a variety of roles. Volunteers will act as representatives for the event therefore the right attitude is essential. No specific experience is required and briefings/training will take place prior to the event to ensure that you are fully prepared for your role and responsibilities.
We will be accepting applications from:
Volunteer registration is now open for the Sainsbury's 2015 School Games, to register please visit www.gmsportal.co.uk/ssg2015