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Silesia begins volunteer recruitment drive ahead of Super League

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The recruitment drive for volunteers to assist with the hosting of the European Athletics Team Championships Super League in Silesia, Poland which takes place on 29-30 May has started.

The Local Organising Committee is looking for around 350 volunteers to assist across all areas of the event, including transportation, accreditation, logistics, as well as media and marketing. Recruitment begins on 1 April and will run through until 9 May. 

Prospective applicants are able to apply by following this link and clicking on the volunteer tab. Each person who successfully passes the process will receive an email confirming their acceptance the following day and informing them of their assignment to one of the nine areas of operation.

The nine areas of operation are:

-Administration

-Competition area

-Medical assistance & doping control

-Media & marketing

-VIP

-Logistics

-Accreditation

-Transport

-Special task area.

“It is a major logistical undertaking where volunteers will be of great help in organising the event. We are waiting for people who are eager to get involved, enjoy interesting projects and are not afraid of challenges. 

“Undoubtedly, participation in the preparation of one of the biggest athletics events in Europe will be an opportunity to gain valuable experience and a unique opportunity to meet the most outstanding sports celebrities,” said Bartlomiej Kowalski, CEO of the European Athletics Team Championships.

The greatest assistance from volunteers will be required from May 20 until June 1. The organisers are looking for individuals who are 16 years old or older, who can communicate in English and who already have experience working at sporting events. 

The accepted candidates will undergo mandatory training, during which all necessary information, instructions and the scope and schedule of activities in each volunteer area will be presented.

The European Athletics Team Championships Super League will be held in the Slaski Stadium in Chorzow, Silesia on 29-30 May when Poland will be looking to defend their overall title on home soil having won their first team title two years ago, also on Polish soil in Bydgoszcz.

Poland will face opposition from France, Germany, Great Britain & NI, Spain, Italy, Ukraine and newly promoted Portugal who topped the standings in the First League in Sandnes, Norway in 2019.