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SPort Cardiff, Sports Development Coordinator (Coaching & Workforce)

Get on board with the Volvo Ocean Race in Cardiff this Spring!

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The Volvo Ocean Race is an epic race around the world, visiting 12 cities and touching six continents and for the first time in its history the race will stop in Cardiff from 27 May to 10 June 2018. – The Volvo Ocean Race is an epic race around the world, visiting 12 cities and touching six continents. The fleet set off from Alicante, Spain on October 2017 and sailors will leave Newport, Rhode Island, U.S., on May 20 for the race”s transatlantic leg and will cover approximately 2,900 nautical miles until they reach Cardiff. The transatlantic leg is traditionally one of the nine-month event”s biggest highlights and toughest tests for sailors in often challenging conditions. Antonio Bolaños López, acting CEO, Volvo Ocean Race, said: “The transatlantic race between Newport and Cardiff promises to be one of the real highlights of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18.

The Volvo Ocean Race festival site, called the Race Village, will be located on the scenic Cardiff Bay Barrage. The two week free event will host a variety of entertainment and Volvo Ocean Race-themed attractions.

We are looking for hundreds of volunteers who are willing to give their time, skills, and energy to support this prestigious event. Most role do not need any sailing expertise so as long as you have some enthusiasm and a willing attitude we would love to hear from you!

For more information about VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES or to sign-up to volunteer at the Cardiff VOR Stop-over please click on this link:

 

 

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A new opportunity has been added to Sports Hub Cardiff by 4Rackets, starts 04 April 2018

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4Rackets Camp – On Wednesday 4th April 2018, Squash Wales, Tennis Wales, Badminton Wales and Table Tennis Wales are working in collaboration to run an exciting 4Rackets camp for 7 to 11 year olds. We are looking for volunteers to assist coaches where required and make sure all children stay in the correct group when moving from one sport to another throughout the day.

Placement offered by 4Rackets

Contact – Sarah Clode

Phone – 07827876600

Perks and volunteer incentives

Free t-shirt

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to Sports Hub Cardiff by Kidney Wales – Cardiff 10K, starts 02 September 2018

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Held on Sunday 2nd September, the Cardiff 10K is the longest running road race in Wales, cementing itself as an important fixture in the racing calendar for many people. This year’s race will be the biggest yet, with 10,000 people running a brand new route throughout Cardiff City Center.

We’re looking for volunteers who are willing to assist the race organisers wherever possible. No prior experience is required, we’re simply looking for enthusiastic individuals to help with marshaling among other tasks.

There is always a positive buzz in the air on race day, whether your running, spectating or volunteering and it’s a great experience to be a part of that.

Placement offered by Kidney Wales – Cardiff 10K

Contact – Danielle Jones

Phone – 02920 343940

Perks and volunteer incentives

Free t-shirt, refreshments and the chance to gain volunteering experience at a large scale event.

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to Sports Hub Cardiff by Sport Cardiff (North), starts 06 March 2018

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Sport Cardiff are looking for volunteers to help run a series (x3) of local primary school events! We are looking for volunteers with a basic understanding of sport – responsibilities include umpiring, timekeeping, scoring and supporting the general running of the Primary School Cluster Competition.

Placement offered by Sport Cardiff (North)

Contact – Stephen DeAbreu

Phone – 07800630122

Perks and volunteer incentives

Tea & Coffee –

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A new opportunity has been added to Sports Hub Cardiff by Sport Cardiff, starts 27 May 2018

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The Volvo Ocean Race is the ultimate ocean marathon, across the world’s toughest oceans, covering a distance of 46,000 nautical miles over eight months!

Cardiff is set to host the epic transatlantic leg stop-over with an estimated 130,000 people expected to descend on the Welsh capital over a three week period to witness this unique event, and we need YOU to help make it all happen!

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet set off from Alicante, Spain on October 2017 on a race around the world, visiting 12 cities, touching six continents – and for the first time in its history the race will stop in Cardiff, Wales from 27 May to 10 June 2018.

We are looking for experienced sailors / boat owners who would be willing to volunteer their time, skills and vessels to support this prestigious event!! A mix of craft will be required to manage the event. If that’s you then sign-up here today!

Placement offered by Sport Cardiff

Contact – Gareth Power

Phone – 07976056155

Perks and volunteer incentives

Uniform and food

Please do not reply to this email.

A new opportunity has been added to Sports Hub Cardiff by Sport Cardiff, starts 25 May 2018

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Join in this opportunity now.

The Volvo Ocean Race is the ultimate ocean marathon, across the world’s toughest oceans, covering a distance of 46,000 nautical miles over eight months!

Cardiff is set to host the epic transatlantic leg stop-over with an estimated 130,000 people expected to descend on the Welsh capital over a three week period to witness this unique event, and we need YOU to help make it all happen!

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet set off from Alicante, Spain on October 2017 on a race around the world, visiting 12 cities, touching six continents – and for the first time in its history the race will stop in Cardiff, Wales from 27 May to 10 June 2018.

We need hundreds of willing volunteers to support this event so don’t hesitate …sign-up today!!!

There will be a range of exciting roles available including:

– Race Village Support
– Hospitality
– Logistics Support
– Commercial Assistants
– Volunteer Photographers
– Research Interviewers
– Meet and Greet / Way-finding
– Port Crew
– Dock Crew
– Media / Communications

No previous sailing experience is required for most roles …so if you have a willing attitude and a touch of enthusiasm then we’d love you to sign-up!

To sign-up simply either ‘Log-in’ or ‘Register’ with this site, search for the Volvo Ocean Race opportunity and apply!

Placement offered by Sport Cardiff

Contact – Gareth Power

Phone – 07976056155

Perks and volunteer incentives

All volunteers will be provided with free lunch and official event uniform.

Please do not reply to this email.