There’s just 184 days until The World Games 2022 Birmingham (TWG2022) and the city is getting ready. Looking to get involved with the biggest sporting event of the year? TWG2022 is actively looking for volunteers. Here’s how you can become one.
TWG2022 is seeking over 3,000 volunteers
The Magic City’s most anticipated international, multi-sport competition will be here soon and is looking for help from you. According to TWG2022 organizers, 3,300 volunteers will be needed to make the event a success.
“This event will take a small army of people to unite and serve a common purpose. The customer service details are almost endless, and our goal is to provide an outstanding experience and memorable moments for our guests and athletes. This experience is our opportunity to celebrate the athletes’ achievements and show the world the new Birmingham. As we come together and get to know one another as citizens and neighbors, the legacy of unity will carry the city forward.”Kathy Boswell, Executive Vice President of Community and Volunteer Engagement, The World Games 2022 Birmingham via press release
TWG2022 is an 11-day event that is held every four years with support from the International Olympic Committee—currently being held in our beloved city. The City of Birmingham will host 3,600 international athletes from more than 100 countries.
Did you know that this will be the first time a U.S. city has hosted The World Games since 1981?
You can become a volunteer now
The Birmingham Organizing Committee for TWG2022 expects more than 500,000 spectators to visit the city during the competition which runs from July 7-17, 2022. Here’s a chance for you to become a volunteer and help make the competition run smoothly.
Registration is now open and all volunteers must serve a minimum of 20 hours. You can register as an individual or in groups. Each volunteer will receive the following:
- Complimentary tickets (to select events)
- Shift meals
- An appreciation party at the Closing ceremony
Applicants must pass a background check and complete the interview process in this January. Those selected will begin a series of training workshops that include:
- Equity and Inclusion
- Culture and Etiquette
- Disability and Inclusion
- Human Trafficking
- Safety Protocols
Will you be applying to be a volunteer for TWG2022? Tag us @BhamNow on socials and let us know.