General Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: World Police and Fire Games
Address: 457 Main Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 1B5
Website: http://www.wpfg2023.com/
Organizational Description: As the largest sporting event ever hosted in the Province of Manitoba, the 2023 World Police and Fire Games is an exciting and rewarding community-wide sports event that takes place from July 28 - August 6, 2023.


Held biennially, the World Police and Fire Games is an Olympic-style competition with more than 8,500 athletes representing law enforcement, firefighters, and police officers from more than 50 countries across the world. These athletes compete in more than 60 unique sports. Founded and hosted several times in the United States, past host countries include, Australia, Canada, China, Northern Ireland, Spain, and Sweden.

Join the once-in-a-lifetime experience! Volunteer for the 2023 World Police & Fire Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba!

Interested volunteers will be able to register starting February 14, 2023.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We are in search of volunteers to assist with before, during, and after Games time in a variety of different areas such as game ambassadors, venue management, food and beverages, transportation, information technology services, results and medal ceremonies, and more!

**Link below is a volunteer interest form. Registration link will go live on or before February 14th**
Skills Required: - Patience and willingness to answer questions
- Personable, polite and enthusiastic
- Provide excellent customer service
- Good communication skills
- Basic admin and computer skills may be required
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Ability to be physically active for prolonged periods of time
- Standing and/or sitting for several hours at a time
both indoors and outdoors
- May be required to do some lifting (+30lbs)
- Additional language skills a plus

**We require all volunteers to be 16 years of age or older**
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Volunteer experience
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Volunteers must commit to a minimum of 4 shifts over the course of Games time (including before and after the competition period). Shift lengths will vary based on the event and venue, but will be a minimum of 4 hours in duration.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: Basic English is required.
Organization will provide: Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.wpfg2023.com/volunteer
Closing Date: Apr 1, 2023