Volunteering Opportunities

General / 21/12/2017

Queensland Canoeing know how essential volunteers are to the success of an event. We are therefore seeking individuals to assist us during our 2018 Queensland Canoe Sprint Championships which will be held 27 and 28 January at Lake Coomera.

We are looking to fill the following roles:

Event Coordinator Assistant Assist Event Coordinator with the overall running of the event.
Recorders Entering the race results into the computer system. Creating the races that require finals.
Starter Starting all races.
Marshaller on Water Directing competitors to their correct lanes.
Number Distribution Assisting with distributing numbers to competitors.
Scrutineers Weighing and checking the flotation of each boat.
Timing Judges You will be in charge of timing the races and working with the Line Finishing Assistants.
Line Finishing Assistants Assisting Chief Timing Judge with the placing of the competitors.
Safety Boat Coordinator Coordinating all safety boats, ensure they are in the correct position before race commence.
Boat Crew Assisting on the water with rescues, 2 safety boats required on the water at all times.
Qualified First Aid Officer Responsible for first aid. Will require a current First Aid Certificate.
Parking Attendants (Sat Only) Coordinating all traffic through the area and directing participants where to park.

All volunteers will be supplied with a lunch voucher, water and the necessary equipment for their area on the day. We will arrange training and shifts for people (depending on numbers) as we always believe “Many hands make light work”.

If you can assist on the 27 and 28 January 2018, even if it´s only for a proportion of the time please fill out the form below or email Elisabet– qc.events@canoe.org.au by Friday 12th January.

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