British Rowing Masters Championships – COVID-19 Officer (Volunteer role)

The Masters Championships is one of the largest regattas in the rowing calendar with up to 850 crews in recent years. Usually held over 2 days at Nottingham in the middle of June, this year’s regatta circumstances is very dependent on what COVID- 19 restrictions are in place at the time.

The Championship aims to provide racing for the best Masters crews (age 27+) in the county in all boat classes as well as provide a pathway for rowers who have taken up the sport in later years.

This is an opportunity to gain some hands-on experience in the fields of sporting events organisation in the run up to and during the British Rowing Master Championships. The successful application will work with the BRMC Organising Committee made up of a mixture of volunteers and British Rowing staff and help in the coordination of the recruitment, placement and wellbeing of all volunteers during the event. The BRMC require approximately 60 volunteers to help run the event.

The event COVID-19 Officer is responsible for all COVID-19 matters for the event and will be responsible for liaising with key stakeholders and other organisations in relation to an event’s response to COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Officer should promote clear and effective communication channels across the event and ensure that the OC and volunteers feel supported and have someone to go to should they have any questions or concerns. They should ensure that all event volunteers and third-party event contractors follow the COVID-19 guidance set.

Click here for the full job description, including main tasks and responsibilities, commitment and relevant skills and aptitudes.

Details on how to apply are also included in the above document.

Application Dates: From Friday 19th March 2021 to Thursday 25th March 2021

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