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Volunteer at the Games

Applications to volunteer at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are now open!

13,000 volunteers will be recruited to join the Commonwealth Collective and help deliver one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

So, whether you’ve never volunteered before or have specific skills and years of experience, there's an opportunity for everyone.

The majority of volunteer roles don’t need any formal experience or qualifications, with full training provided. Roles include drivers, first aiders, meet & greeters, venue preppers, kit carriers, courtside assistants, and everything in between to help the Games run smoothly and create a unique experience right across the region.

The 13,000 volunteers who form the Commonwealth Collective will receive approximately 250,000 hours of training and complete one million hours of volunteer time.

Applicants must be aged 18 by 1st January 2022 and can select preferred areas of interest which include Event Services, Accreditation, Transport, Sport and Media. A young volunteer programme for 14-17 year olds will begin recruitment in the autumn.

25,000 shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview at the Volunteer Selection Centre between September and December 2021, which will be held at the iconic Library of Birmingham. Successful volunteers will be notified with a role offer from January 2022.

To apply and see FAQs, visit birmingham2022.com.