Become a volunteer for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Deadline: November 15, 2014 | Views: 88
Applications are now open to individuals interested in becoming a volunteer for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Volunteer Program is your opportunity to take part in the world’s biggest sporting event, helping with many of the activities that will be carried out in Rio de Janeiro and cities hosting football matches.
Volunteering will also benefit you by enriching your CV, expanding your network, and giving you the chance to meet people form different cultures. You will also be able to enjoy exclusive training courses that will be provided for selected candidates. Do not miss out on this great opportunity to participate and make the history of the Olympic and Paralympics Games part of your own life’s history.
The Olympic Games will be held between 5-21st August, 2016 and the Paralympics Games will take place between 7-18th September, 2016. All interested parties can apply to volunteer at both Games. However, candidates will be required to work for at least 10 days each one.
Benefits for the Volunteer Team:
- Online English course
- Certificate of participation
- Exclusive training
- New friends, new contacts
- Personal development
- Exclusive gifts
- Transport in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan region
- Food on working days
- Happiness, fulfillment and satisfaction
Volunteer Roles and Departments:
Your role will include welcoming the public at competition venues, indication the best routes, helping foreigners to communicate. A volunteer can play many roles in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games. Discover what you would like your role to be and sign up! The various areas are:
- Customer Service
- Press and Communication
- Operational Support
- Ceremonies Production
- Protocol and Languages
- Health Services
To be part of the volunteer team, you nee to
- be 18 years old by 28 February 2016
- be available for ten days during the Olympic and Paralympics Games
- have completed your basic education (not mandatory)
- be available during each step of the selection process and undergo training sessions, which may take up to three full days.
A Rio 2016 Volunteer is a person who:
- make it happen
- values people
- promote joy
Note: you are responsible for your own accommodation and transportation to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. If you are interested in participating, please make your arrangement in advance.http://www.youthop.com/exchange-programs/become-a-volunteer-for-rio-2016-olympic-gameshttp://www.youthop.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Become-a-volunteer-for-Rio-2016-Olympic-Games-1024x534.jpghttp://www.youthop.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Become-a-volunteer-for-Rio-2016-Olympic-Games-300x300.jpgExchange Programs