LANGUAGES AND NATIONALITIES
I’m not French. Can I still become a volunteer?
The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ Volunteer Programme is open to everyone! Candidates from all over the world can become a volunteer, but they should, however, be able to speak French and ideally possess a reasonable level of English.
Do I need to be able to speak English to take part in the Programme?
There is no absolute requirement for volunteers to have a good command of English. However, several assignments will call for the ability to express oneself fluently in English.
Can I become a volunteer if I don’t live in one of the nine towns that are hosting matches during the tournament?
Of course! However, all volunteers are responsible for their own accommodation and transport. We would advise making the necessary arrangements in advance.
Are there different ways of registering?
Volunteer registration can only be carried out online. Please click here to register.
I’ll be 16 when the tournament takes place. Can I still volunteer?
Unfortunately not; all volunteer candidates must be at least 18 years of age by 1 March 2019.
Who can register as a volunteer?
Anyone can. The Volunteer Programme is an exciting adventure and is open to everyone. You just need to be 18 or over, highly motivated and available during the tournament and related training sessions. You must be able to speak French and have a good level of English, depending on the tasks you are assigned.
Is there a cut-off date for registering?
You have until December 2018 to apply.
Does applying guarantee me a place in the Volunteer Programme?
Applicant interviews will be arranged for everyone who registers. Once the interviews are complete, you will be informed if you have been selected for the Volunteer Programme.
Can I choose my own tasks or assignments?
When you register as a volunteer, you can indicate which venues and assignments you are interested in. We will do everything in our power to satisfy your wishes.
What kinds of tasks will a volunteer be dealing with?
Volunteers will be assigned one of 25 tasks in 13 different fields, such as fan assistance, tournament services or media-related duties.
Where will the volunteers be required?
Volunteers will be deployed to the World Cup’s official venues (at stadiums, hotels and airports).
Will I receive training as a volunteer?
The 2,500 volunteers will receive training during May-June 2019. Each volunteer will be given specific training, according to their assigned function.
When will I receive my uniform and my accreditation?
Volunteers will receive their uniforms and accreditation during their training in May-June 2019.
DURING THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FRANCE 2019
Will volunteers be provided with meals and accommodation during the tournament?
A meal service will provide food and drinks to all volunteers on matchdays. However, volunteers must make their own accommodation arrangements.
What is the Volunteer Centre?
The Volunteer Centre is a dedicated area for volunteers during the tournament. It will be a friendly, hospitable space, where volunteers can get together, chat about their experiences and have some fun when they are off duty.
As a volunteer, will I have the chance to attend any matches?
Volunteers are not spectators. The 2,500 volunteers will take an active part in the hosting of the tournament.
What is the Volunteer Programme?
The Programme is made up of men and women who come to kindly help out with the organisation of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 and who wish to enjoy a memorable adventure at the same time.
How many volunteers will be deployed?
2,500 volunteers will be used during the event, which is scheduled to be held in Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes from 7 June to 7 July 2019.
Which towns will host matches?
The 52 games of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 will take place in nine towns, namely Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes.
Can I be a volunteer in the town in which I live?
Of course! When you complete the registration form, you can indicate in which town you wish to volunteer.
How can I contact the Volunteer Programme?
You can contact us by e-mail at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the advantages of becoming a volunteer?
Volunteering gives you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a major international tournament up close and to meet people from all walks of life who wish to share a piece of history together.