Event description

DISCIPLINES: 100m; 200m; 400m; 800m; 1500m; 3000m; 5000m; 10 000m; Marathon; Hurdles; Steeplechase; Discus; Javelin; Shot Put; Hammer Throw; Pole Vault; Long Jump; High Jump; Triple Jump; Heptathlon; Decathlon; Race Walk; Relay

Volunteering opportunities

You can apply online to become a Volunteer until 30 June 2017. Only applications submitted by that date will be accepted. IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE LIMIT FOR VOLUNTEERS? You need to be over the age of 18 by August 6th, 2018. HOW MANY HOURS DO I NEED TO COMMIT TO? During the European Athletics Championships, we need all the help we can get. Therefore, we expect all volunteers to be able to support us at minimum from 7-12 August. The shift length varies depending on role and day but typically is between 8 – 10 hours with most shifts being around 8h. You must be able to speak and read basic German (although German does not have to be your first language). The training you receive will be depend on which role you are assigned. All volunteers will be given the training and tools required to satisfy their individual roles. Training sessions start in May 2018.

Volunteer package

Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to meet new people, challenge yourself in exciting new environments and give something back to your city or local area. You may want to gain confidence or learn new skills, or maybe you want to make your CV stand out a bit more. Whatever you hope to gain - volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do. As a volunteer we cannot give you any monetary compensation. Nevertheless, you profit from many advantages! You are near the action, in daily contact with athletes, VIP's, functionaries and joyful spectators. You will gain many new friends and you can keep the uniform after the Championships. In addition, during your assignments you will be provided with a free meal and water and you can use public transport for free when travelling to and from your shifts. Finally, a big end of games party is planned and you´ll receive a certificate confirming your volunteer participation.