Long-term Volunteer (m/f/d)

Join the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 Organizing Committee (OC) team as a Long-term Volunteer and create unforgettable FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES with us.


A summer with distinction.

In 2025, the world comes to the Rhine and Ruhr to celebrate sports, science and culture. In 5 cities, up to 10,000 athletes and officials from 170 nations will compete for twelve days - in 18 sports. Here standards are set.

The densest university landscape in Europe meets the most sports clubs in Germany' in an exceptionally sports-mad region.

In short:

The perfect place for the FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES!

The perfect place for you.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for

Long-term Volunteer (m/f/d)

In the organizing committee of the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games / 2-4 time per month / until July 2025

Are you interested in immersing yourself in the organization of the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games for a few hours a month? We are looking for long-term volunteers mainly in Volunteer Management, but also in other functional areas of our constantly growing organization. Whether you are a student, senior or anything in between - what counts is your enthusiasm for international mega sports events.

You will support us with the following tasks:

  • Support in the promotion of the volunteer program (participation in promotional activities, etc.)

  • Check volunteer registrations via the registration module

  • Assign volunteers to suitable roles

  • Invite selected volunteers (sensitive areas, volunteer leads) to interviews (online)

  • Conduct and document interviews

  • Assign volunteers to shifts

  • Support the online and on-site training of volunteers (general and role-specific)

  • Active involvement in the implementation of the event (check-in, support with volunteer questions, etc.)

  • Active involvement in the implementation of the volunteer kick-off event

  • Support with uniform management at the Uniform Center

  • Support of the organizing committee at promo events & visits of delegations/technical officials etc.

You bring the following with you: 

  • Minimum age of 18 years

  • Good knowledge of German and English

  • Availability during the specified period (flexible times, also possible on Saturdays)

  • Motivation to help shape the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games on a voluntary basis

Besides a unique team & great emotions, we offer: 

  • Unique insight into the organization behind the scenes of a multi-sport event, especially in the area of volunteers

  • Flexible working hours

  • Catering during the assignments

  • Team events with a motivated team

  • Assumption of key roles in the volunteer program during the event

  • Certificate about the activities

  • Goodie bag

  • Meet new friends from all over the world

We are more than just an ordinary major sporting event. That's why we want you in your uniqueness, just as you are, with all your facets. With us, everyone can be who they want to be and who they are.   

We welcome all expressions of interest, regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Sounds good? 
Then we should get to know each other!

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