Volunteer

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GamesForce Schools offers London Schools the opportunity to identify, train and volunteer at the London Youth Games, part of the School Games.  Team opportunities consist of 6 young people aged 14+ in a group and a responsible adult/teacher.

Last year, over 60 school teams from across London volunteered in a variety of roles, such as physical activity leaders, event coordination assistants and ceremonies coordinators.  GamesForce Schools offers schools a wonderful opportunity to get involved with the volunteer arm of the London Youth Games, learn new skills and have fun! 

Follow the steps below to put your school team forward for selection!


Step 1: What is required:

There are 2 pre-requisites to young people volunteering. 

  1. The young people within the team must have completed or be working towards one of the following awards: the GamesForce Events Award, Sports Leaders Award (Level 1 or Level 2 in Sports Volunteering or Sports Leadership) or the appropriate NGB qualification/award as detailed below.
  2. The young people within the team should have experience of volunteering at a Level 2 School Games event or equivalent.
  • Applications for officiating roles require confirmation of teams' qualifications/awards in the applicable sport as detailed below.

Sport

Qualifications required

ParaGames Athletics
Level 1 Athletics Officials Course
Badminton
Badminton Young Officials Award
Swimming and ParaGames Swimming
Swimming Timekeepers Course
Kwik Cricket
Cricket Leaders Award
Tri Golf
Tri Golf Leaders Award
Gymnastics
British Gymnastics Leaders Award



Step 2: How to get involved 

The deadlines for the responsible adult/teacher to register the GamesForce Schools Summer opportunities is detailed below.  Applications will open 1 month prior to the closing date. 


Applications closeSchool notifiedQuick start guide issued
Summer25-Apr-2014w/c 5-May-20142 weeks prior to event

Reminder: The responsible adult/teacher will need to confirm in the application that the GamesForce school team has completed or is in the process of completing Step 1 (stated above) in order to register their interest.


Step 3: The volunteering opportunities

Opportunities in the following areas are available: Sport, Events & Media.
The information of the dates and specific opportunities are detailed in the application form.  

Click on the link on the right hand side (blue block) of this page to access the application form.

SportEventMedia
official/referee
field of play coordinator
registration coordinator
results runner
results coordinator
physical activity coordinator
ceremony coordinator
logistics assistant
hospitality assistant
performance assistant


photographer
videographer
reporter
press officer
VIP attaché


We look forward to receiving your application!