European University Sports Association (EUSA), in cooperation with its Student Commission (EUSA STC) and the Organising Committees of the European Universities Sports Championships and European Universities Games, with the support from the International University Sports Federation (FISU), is offering students from Europe a unique opportunity of actively participating in the organisation of EUSA events as volunteers.
In 2016, students can participate as supporting organisers of the European Universities Games which will be organised in 21 different sports disciplines in Zagreb and Rijeka. Registration is open online at http://www.eug2016.com; the deadline is June 19, 2016.
The main aim of the Program is to give a chance for young students, who are interested in sports and in organizing sport events, to get the opportunity of experiencing a unique adventure, learning about the values of sport, and gaining valuable work experience through volunteering.
The participants will raise their competencies and skills in organising sport event in the European level, get new experiences in different fields, will be useful for the organising committee, exchange knowledge, learn about the culture of the country, get new friends all over the Europe and much more.
The Volunteer Programme includes for example working for the organising committee, supporting the organizers in the competition fields (global coordination, manning information desks, communication between organization committee and referees, guests).
In the frame of the Volunteer Program, full board is provided during the time of the event, with transfer from the official airport/station covered; volunteers only have to ensure their travel costs to the event. Moreover, certificate will be given after the event to each participating volunteers, indicating with the working hours and position.
In the Volunteer Program 2016 the organizers are expecting around 1500-2000 volunteers for the European Universities Games. International volunteers should be at least 18 years old in July 2016. The application form is available online at http://eug2016.com/volunteer/become-a-volunteer/
Applicants agree that they will be available in July 2016 during the event, they can speak English or Croatian and the elected volunteers will cover the travel costs to the event for themselves.
For more information, please visit the website http://www.eug2016.com or email ...
We invite you to register today!
To find a glimpse of the expereinces of the students who have already participated in this programme, please see the Shared Experiences.
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For possibilities to take part in the long-term European Voluntary Service (EVS) at the EUSA Office, please see a section on EVS.