Volunteer Event Assistant

ID: 135819
  • Sport
  • One off - an event
  • Accessible

About this opportunity

Suncoast Spinners is a volunteer led organization that shows exceptional leadership in the local community promoting inclusive sport. The 14th annual wheelchair basketball tournament is considered the largest wheelchair sporting event nationally and draws players from beginners to elite. Many Australian rollers compete each year along side junior and new members.

Role will require day and evening hours including attending the tournament dinner Saturday the 18th January.

Jobs will vary depending on the need at the time, roles may include manning registration tables at tournament, conference and player function. Assisting at the first Reverse Inclusion Conference including set up. Photography and social media. Maintaining the referee room, cleaning, restocking drinks and refilling ice barrel. Running errands for coordinator and assisting with managing volunteer score bench staff.

Successful applicants will need transport, drivers license & vehicle. Will need to be reliable and commit to the event dates. January 15th - 19th, 2020 at the Caloundra Stadium. Sound understanding of social media platforms, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube. Be willing to engage with media.

Good for

  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18

Additional requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • Working with Children Check*

Good IT skills

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

Time required

The event will run over four days in January 2020, 16th, 17th, 18th & 19th. Set up will be on Wednesday the 15th January. The weeks prior to the the tournament will include social media updates, tournament planning and engaging with sponsors. A few hours per month in the lead up to the event maybe required to become familiar with the event and the required needs.

Interested in
  • Fundraising & Events
Training

Suncoast Spinners weekly program runs most Wednesday evenings at USC stadium. This will provide an opportunity to come along and meet our members and become familiar with wheelchair basketball sport and the Reverse Inclusion sporting movement.

Reimbursement

Event volunteers will receive meals at the tournament from the BBQ and a Volunteer shirt.