Over 800 volunteers will be stationed across the three host cities for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, ready to welcome the world to the premier youth tournament for the female footballs stars of tomorrow!
Registration (mid-June 2016)
Registration was open to everyone, regardless of gender, ethnic background and physical ability. Volunteers wishing to work with the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 must be at least 16 years old as of 1 January 2016 and must be able to commit to working throughout the tournament.
Selection (July 2016)
Select candidates were be chosen to conduct an interview so that their analytical skills, personal qualities and English language proficiency, if needed, could be assessed. Applicants that successfully passed this screening process proceeded to the training phase.
Training (August 2016)
The main objective of training, which will be organised in each of the tournament’s host cities, is to help future volunteers develop the necessary skills needed. During training, volunteers will learn more about the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 and the tournament’s operational procedures. Participants will also be informed of the details regarding their assigned functions and take part in venue trainings at the facilities where matches will take place.
In order to host the region’s largest women’s football event, over 800 volunteers across the tournament’s three host cities will be required. Volunteers will be assigned to their tasks ahead of time to make sure that the venues will be ready to receive the public. While most volunteer roles will be needed on match days, volunteers may be called upon for the duration of the competition.
How can I become a volunteer?
The Volunteers application phase for Jordan 2016 ran from June to July 2016. The applications phase is now closed.
All volunteer candidates for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 were informed of the results of the selection process in July 2016. Candidates who successfully passed the selection process advanced to the next stage, training.
Training sessions will be organised within all three host cities, whereby all volunteers will be distributed into training groups at different training sites. Details surrounding training sessions will be sent to volunteers via email.
The main purpose of the training sessions is to help volunteers develop the skills they will need, as well as to build up their existing capabilities.
The training program will consist of the two core modules:
• General Training: Includes induction workshops on the history and values of the U-17 Women’s World Cup, as well as briefings on its organisation, management and operational procedures.
• Functional Trainings: Includes on-site venue training sessions to help familiarise volunteers with the actual work environment.
Volunteers’ results in each training module will be documented and saved to the Local Organising Committee database.
Upon the successful completion of all training sessions, volunteers will be accredited as volunteers of the U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016.