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2021 School Games National Finals

The 2021 School Games is a multi-sport event for the UK's elite athletes of school age. Unfortunately there will be no spectators at the event this year, however around 200 volunteers are needed.

Location
Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

2021 School Games National Finals

Unfortunately there will be no spectators at the event this year due to the ongoing challenges with the pandemic. However to successfully deliver the event around 200 volunteers are needed, who will act as representatives for the event, so friendly, outgoing and reliable volunteers to fulfil a variety of roles are required.

The 2021 School Games is a multi-sport event for the UK's elite athletes of school age and the aim is to create an inspirational and motivational setting, that not only provides our elite young sports people with the opportunity to thrive and perform at the highest levels, but encourages more young people to take part and succeed in sport.

Who will be competing

Eleven National Governing Bodies of Sport are involved in the planning and running of their competitions at this event. Of the eleven sports, three of them, Athletics, Cycling & Triathlon, incorporate disability events, and two of them, Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Tennis are Paralympic only sports. The remainder of the sports are, BMX, Hockey, Modern Pentathlon (Laser Run), Netball and Women`s Cricket.

Around 1,200 of the nation's finest young sports stars will participate in this event.

This will be 4th time that the School Games has been held on the Loughborough University Campus, the previous Games were in held in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

This is where you come in!

To successfully deliver the event around 200 volunteers are needed, who will act as representatives for the event, so friendly, outgoing and reliable volunteers to fulfil a variety of roles are required.

It is through this event the 2021 School Games Volunteering Team aim to reward and recognise a diverse workforce of skilled, trained and enthusiastic volunteers and inspire them to continue their volunteering journey beyond this event.

For the majority of roles, no specific experience is required, as training (including safeguarding training) and briefings will take place prior to the event to ensure that you are fully prepared for your role and responsibilities, you will also be required to complete the relevant checks.

As a volunteer you will receive School Games branded event kit and a packed lunch during your shifts.

Registration

Registration for volunteering at the School Games opened on 1st May 2021 and the 2021 School Games Volunteering Team we really like to have as many local people as possible volunteering at this event.

If you would like to make an application to volunteer at the School Games 2021, please click on the following link https://www.gmsportal.net/Live?ESID=29

Or if you have any further questions E-Mail volunteers@schoolgames.org.uk

If you do not have an E mail address please ring 0161 914 5564 with your name and telephone number and you will be contacted.

For more information on the National School Games 2021 please visit 2021 School Games | 2020 School Games (schoolgamesfinals.org)