Applications are open for volunteers who want to help make the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup a success.
About 5,000 volunteers are sought in New Zealand and Australia, the two countries that will co-host the tournament.
In New Zealand, volunteers are required for two tournaments:
- Intercontinental play-off series (February)
- Main World Cup tournament (July/August)
The week-long tournament (February 17-23) will decide the last three teams to qualify for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament next July.
Ten teams will take part in the play-off tournament to be held in Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau and Hamilton/Kirikiriroa.
Matches will be played at Albany’s North Harbour Stadium and Hamilton’s FMG Waikato Stadium.
World Cup tournament
Positions are available covering 25 specialist areas including match operations and referee support, to media, broadcast and drivers.
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To be eligible, applicants must:
- be 18 years or older by June 1, 2023.
- be living in one of the host cities or arrange (and pay for) your own accommodation and travel to a host city
speak at least intermediate level English;
- be available for a minimum of 5 -12 shifts during the Tournament period (depending on the host city and role)
- be able to complete an online interview and attend all required training sessions
- pass a background check
- be responsible and enthusiastic;
- be committed to contributing to the organisation of a major global event and representing the FIFA Women’s World Cup with pride and respect.
How to apply
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