Jul 05, 2021

Event Volunteer - Victorian Teachers' Games - Closing 2 Aug 2021

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  • Geelong Victoria, Australia
voluntary Events

Job Description


The 25th edition of the VICTORIAN TEACHERS’ GAMES (VTG) will be proudly hosted in the events’ inaugural location, the City of Greater Geelong. With 3000 teachers expected from across the state to compete in a mecca of sporting and social activities, ‘VTG25’ is set to bring Geelong to life from 19- 22 September 2021. ‘VTG25’ will offer Victorian school teachers the unique opportunity to network with fellow colleagues, celebrate their achievements and take part in sporting activities to build team camaraderie within their school teams. 

Volunteers are an integral part of VTG and are vital in creating the amazing atmosphere that VTG is; and ensuring the many different events that make up VTG run smoothly. Volunteering means you can be part of this amazing event, meet lots of great people and build your sporting event management experience. 

Job Description:

  • JOB TITLE:  Victorian Teachers’ Games – Volunteer
  • JOB TYPE: Casual – Flexible work hours
  • DATES/LOCATION: Saturday 18 – Wednesday 22 September 2021, Geelong
  • VTG VOLUNTEER SUPERVISOR: Adele Fox (adele.fox@education.vic.gov.au)

Tasks May Involve:

  • Registering participants at the registration hub
  • Using the online registration system
  • Assisting as an official/assistant in an event before, during and after the competition

Hours Required:

Volunteers will be required for a minimum of four hours, to assist in an allocated event. The VTG team will work within the availability of the volunteer.  

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Customer service,
  • officiating and assisting at VTG events,
  • registration administration,
  • photography/social media,
  • general event hand
  • assisting VTG team in misc. tasks

Skills & Experience:

  • Desired Attributes: Friendly, adaptable & cooperative, a basic understanding of technology, knowledge of how to use a laptop, fit & able to work accordingly in sporting environments
  • Desired Experience: Experience is valued, but not vital.
  • Desired Skills: Organised, excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to meet deadlines, fast learner, confident in customer service

Volunteering at VTG:

  • Receive a volunteer polo, event showbag & identification
  • If you work as a volunteer for over 4 hours, you will be catered for with a lunch pack
  • If you are a student as part of an Event Management or similar course, volunteering at VTG may allow you to complete your individual event management experience as part of your practicum requirements.
  • Volunteers are bound by VTG’s Participant Behaviour Policy, which outlines appropriate behaviour expectations for all personnel who are participating in and/or are involved with the event.
  • As a Department of Education & Training event, you will be covered with Personal Accident Insurance when assisting as a volunteer at VTG.


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