Event Volunteers

  • VO86725


Description

This is your opportunity to become involved in the early stages of an innovative new sporting and musical event in Galashiels, which will take place annually.

Showcasing rugby at every level from primary school age through to under-14s, under-16s, under18s, senior and ladies sections, the ‘Maroon’d at Gala’ event will bring together players from across Central and Southern Scotland.

Taking place alongside football and running events and culminating in the final of the famous Gala 7s, it will be an inclusive celebration of sport.

In addition to the sporting events there will be live music throughout the day in the Centenary and Hospitality Lounges and outside.

There will also be street food with a selection of cuisines to suit most tastes.

Role Description:

General stewarding duties at entrances, car parks and around the site.
Entrances will require the provision and fixing of wrist bands to demonstrate age and the collection of donations

Car park stewarding will require the positioning and control of all vehicles entering and leaving the designated parking areas

General stewarding around the site will involve maintaining social distancing rules, troubleshooting, highlighting any problems and communicating same

Organisation aims and objectives

The advancement of public participation in sport through the promotion, practising and playing of Rugby Football and other sports in Galashiels and district and elsewhere. The provision of recreational facilities and organised sporting pursuits to improve the well-being, health and conditions of life for the community in Galashiels and district, through participation in sport, educational and social activities in the furtherance of these objects.

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6 hours on Saturday 21st August 2021

Restrictions

Given the location and wide area volunteers require to be fit and healthy.
Experience required: No formal experience required.
Travel details: Netherdale, Galashiels. 20th/21st August 2021
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Food provided on the day (vouchers), Travel expenses based on mileage or fares.
Training details: All volunteers will be required to attend a briefing/training session either the weekend prior or during the week before the event.

Last updated 5 days ago

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