Be part of the team that will make sporting history in New Zealand in 2015. Registration is now open!

The FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA’s second largest tournament, is to be held in New Zealand between 30 May and 20 June 2015 and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) is looking for 1,500 volunteers, who will be essential to making it a success.  You could be one of them!

APPLY TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Are you enthusiastic, aspirational and have the drive to excel? Do you want to showcase New Zealand and help deliver this global sporting event to the world? Well this is your chance to do so.

The volunteers are the people who bring the beauty and special atmosphere to the Games.

Marina Pochinok, Workforce Vice-President Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

With 24 teams, playing 52 games across seven venues there are hundreds of opportunities for people to help make the event a success. 

We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

FAN INTERACTION                
You are the ‘Face of the Tournament’, the first and last person the fans see at the stadium. You enjoy meeting new people, are friendly and love being a great host.

Areas of work include:
-           Promotions
-           Protocol
-           Spectator Services
-           Ticketing
-           Hospitality
-           Language Services
-           Marketing         

Roles include:
-           Promotional Team
-           Spectator Services Supervisor and Assistants
-           Opening and Closing Ceremony Assistants
-           Ticketing Assistants

BEHIND THE SCENES
As part of this team, you will be helping make the tournament run smoothly. You are highly organised, enjoy working under pressure, have good administration skills and/or IT skills.

Areas of work include:
-           Accreditation
-           Administration
-           Catering
-           IT
-           Media Operations
-           Venue Dressing
-           Operations
-           Workforce Management 

Roles include:
-           Accreditation Centre Assistants
-           Assess Control Assistants
-           Media Centre Supervisor and Assistants
-           IT Assistants
-           Operations Supervisor and Assistants
-           Workforce Check In and Support

TEAM SUPPORT
Teams involved in the World Cup need support to perform at their best. As part of this team you get to be close to the game. If football and the competition excites you, this is the team for you.

Areas of work include:
-           Competition
-           Medical
-           Transport
-           Training Sites
-           Youth Programme

Roles include:
-           Drivers
-           Competition Assistants
-           Referee Supervisors
-           Youth Programme Supervisors
-           Training Site Assistants

Not sure what roles suits you best? Complete our quiz to find out the best role for you!

It's been fantastic to see the volunteers going around with a smile on their face, greeting people and doing such a good job.

Prince William on volunteers at the London Olympics

This is a unique opportunity for individuals across New Zealand to be part of a spectacular sporting event as well as help establish a meaningful legacy to motivate and inspire the many football fans and next generation of football talent in New Zealand, so they remain playing the beautiful game.

So why not put your hand up, become a great ambassador for New Zealand and enjoy a unique experience?

The registration date has been extended until 30 November 2014.

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