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FISU International Volunteer Programme 2018 22/08/2017

FISU is re-launching its International Volunteer Programme for a second time after a successful inaugural season in 2016. The 2018 programme will give students from around the world the opportunity to volunteer at a 2018 World University Championships event as part of the Organising Committee.

Objectives
The objectives below have been defined to benefit the three different stakeholders of this programme:
- To offfer worldwide volunteers the possibility to gain experience at an international sport event and develop event management and communication skills. It is also an opportunity to create worldwide contact with the International University Sport community 
- To allow FISU to increase its network and database of future leaders in sports management
- To give the Organising Committee the opportunity to benefit from outsiders’ vision on their event and provide the added value of key volunteers in important organisational areas.
 
General Terms

- A defined number of international volunteers per WUC will be agreed with each Organising Committee
- The Organising Committee is in charge of local transportation, accommodation and full board
- The volunteers or their NUSF are in charge of the travel costs.  

Selection Criteria

Applications and applicant relevance will be considered by looking at each World University Championship. Areas that will be considered will include;
 
- Language skills & field of study
- Work & volunteer experience
- Sport knowledge
- Geographic location

Timeline
- August 2017: Launching of the International FISU Volunteer Programme
- The registration procedure will take place in three stages:

Championships in January-April 2018 - Deadline 30 November 2017
Championships in May-August 2018 - Deadline 28 February 2018
Championships in September-December 2018 - Deadline 30 June 2018

More details about the 2018 programme of events can be found here.

WUC 2018 International Volunteer Programme Registration Form
 

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