Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2019
In March 2019, Badminton England will be welcoming the world to Birmingham for the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships 2019, one of only three HSBC BWF World Tour Superseries events, and we’re searching for passionate volunteers to join our team! The YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships is the world’s oldest and most prestigious badminton tournament, now in its 109th year. We’ve presented the world’s best athletes within our sport since 1899, including many outstanding performances and rivalries. We are now one of just three HSBC BWF World Tour Superseries events (alongside China and Indonesia) – the highest grade possible for an Open tournament - and we take huge pride in showcasing our sport to the highest standards. The atmosphere will be spectacular, as thousands of people join us each day to witness the athleticism, speed and power of badminton, and the world’s best players compete for one of sport’s most coveted titles. Volunteers play a crucial role in the successful delivery of the YONEX All England Open; their friendly faces capture the passion and excitement of the event, and their focus and dedication make it a welcoming and compelling event for all involved. We strive for perfection. Our Values to help achieve this are: - Excellence in all that we do - Driving ambition to continually improve - Engagement through teamwork - Applying passion at all times - Using our heritage as a guide If you think you could demonstrate these Values, we’d love to hear from you. General Information: Competition Dates: Wednesday 6th March to Sunday 10th March 2019 Venue: Arena Birmingham (formerly known as Barclaycard Arena), King Edwards Road, Birmingham, B1 2AA Volunteer Recruitment: As at June 2018: Currently we are only recruiting for a Court Maintenance Team Leader, however there will be a range of roles available shortly, from Accreditation, to Stewarding, Fan Engagement, Hospitality, Volunteer Services, Field of Play and many more! We have a range of exciting opportunities on offer, so we’re confident you’ll find something to suit your interests and availability. Each volunteer role has a specific role description, so you can find out a bit more about each role and decide if it interests and suits you. When expressing your interest, tell us why you’re passionate about this role and any relevant experience you may have. We’d like to understand what motivates you, and knowing your areas of interest will play an important part in selecting a role which gives you the best experience possible. We also expect to be oversubscribed for some roles, so tell us what this would mean to you. We expect most opportunities to be open for a couple of months, however we reserve the right to close them early if they are oversubscribed - so we recommend you express your interest as soon as possible! We'll shortlist the roles, and you may be contacted by one of our Team Leaders so that we can get to know you better. We require your permission to share your contact details with your Team Leader to further the recruitment process. Please make sure you have answered ‘yes’ to sharing your contact details with the organising committee on your Volunteer Profile page (found under ‘Account’). We expect to notify everyone if they have been successful by December 2018. You will receive a Volunteer Agreement, which outlines the expectations of your role, as well as training and an induction nearer the event to make sure you are confident and equipped for your role. Further Information: Please read the role description, Code of Conduct and Confidentiality Agreement. We would expect all volunteers to abide by the Code of Conduct and Confidentiality Agreement - these play an important part of delivering a world-class, safe and enjoyable event for all involved. You can also find more information on the event here: http://www.allenglandbadminton.com/ If you have any further questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to the team!