Cairns Volunteers Needed Hells Bells Queensland Goalball Championships 13-14 April

ID: 131119
  • Sport
  • One off - an event
  • Manunda, QLD

About this opportunity

Cairns Volunteers Needed
Hells Bells Queensland Goalball Championships - Cairns
Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 April 2019.

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association is a not-for-profit organisation that has been helping Queenslanders with a disability lead active, healthy lives and achieve their sporting dreams since 1977.

We are seeking volunteers to fill various key positions at the Hells Bells: Queensland Goalball Championships 2019, being held in the beautiful city of Cairns.

Come and support this exciting event, have some fun and meet some of the sports top athletes.

Goalball is an exciting Paralympic team sport for athletes with vision impairment and sighted players. Two teams of three blindfolded players throw a bell-ball towards their opponent’s goal, using their body to protect their own goal. The game requires team communication, coordination and strategic skills, and offers many social and physical benefits.

The Hells Bells: Queensland Goalball Championships 2019 will see some of Australia's top goalball players go head to head in a series of matches across two days of intense competition. This event provides excellent sports entertainment while giving you the opportunity to see the action up close while your support helps the event run smoothly.
Competition to be held at the:
• Cairns Basketball Stadium, 289 Aumuller St, Manunda QLD 4870

The following positions are available:
• Goal Judge – training will be provided
• Manual Scorebench Official – training will be provided
• Electronic Scoreboard Assistant – training will be provided
• Ten Second Timer Operator – training will be provided
• Photographer – with own camera Photographer – with own camera

Training: To ensure your volunteer participation is fun and a positive experience, you will be provided skills based training and information for your role.

Benefits of volunteering:
• The opportunity to work alongside some of the sport’s top athletes in the country
• Make new friends
• Learn a new skill or develop existing skills through hands on experience
• Volunteer hours may be counted towards tertiary requirements.
• Supporting your local community – putting something back into your community & personal satisfaction knowing you have helped others
• An excellent CV booster (73% of employers would employ a candidate with volunteer experience over one without).

If you are available and interested in assisting for all or part of the competition, please let us know as soon as possible.

Good for

  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience

Additional requirements

  • Working with Children Check*
A Blue Card (Working With Children Check) is a requirement for these volunteers position. The Association will assist all volunteers with their applications and all volunteer applications are free.

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

8am to 5pm (approx)

Interested in
  • Disability Support
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Sport & Physical Activity

Full training provided


All out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed with prior approval

Manunda, QLD