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Australian Rowing Championship

Organisation : Ted and Co Events

Location : Sydney ( Penrith)

Time required : March

Duration of project : 1 Week

Skill area : Events

Sector : Sport & Recreation

About the role

Australian Rowing Championships

Rowing Australia

Location: Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith

Job Title: Volunteer Position

Closing: March 2022



About the Event-

The Aon Australian Rowing Championships is Australia’s premier rowing event taking place from Monday 28th March to Sunday 3rd April at the Sydney 2000 Olympic legacy venue, Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith.


This event is a great celebration of athletic excellence, team work, camaraderie and leadership with the country’s top rowers competing in over 100 events. The ARC is a significant event for Western Sydney and the event has attracted nearly 100,000 attendees from around Australia and the globe.


Roles Include:


Boat Driver- This position will require a current boat driver licence issued by the relevant State or Territory authority.


Boat Park Assistant- Purpose of Role: Monitor and control the entry, unloading, storage and exit of boats and boat trailers within the ARC boat park.

Requirements: This position may require volunteers to undertake manual handling tasks and lift and move bulky or heavy items.


Bow Number Officer- Purpose of Role: To manage the distribution and return of boat bow numbers


Driver- Allrounder-  Purpose of Role:

The Driver / Volunteer All-rounder will assist the operations by driving a minivan and transporting people as required. You will need to have a full drivers licence and be confident in driving a 12 seater vehicle. Drivers will also assist with general admin and runner tasks when not driving.


Presentation Assistant and Presentation Tray Holders- The Victory Ceremony Assistant is a voluntary position assisting in the smooth running of medal presentations and presenters and keeping the ceremony area under control.


Print and distribution Assistant/ Runner- Purpose of Role: Being responsible for the maintenance of the high-end printer and ensuring all printing needs during the competition are met.


Site Office Assistant- Purpose of Role:

The Site Office Assistant is a voluntary position staffing the Site Office and being the first point of contact for Volunteers and Service Providers. This is a great position to gain an in depth understanding of event management.


Spectator Services Assistant- Purpose of Role: To provide quality Spectator Services to the patrons, the athletes and their staff.


Timekeeper- Purpose of Role: To ensure accurate timing of races at the specified distances.


Victory Pontoon Assistant- Purpose of Role:

The Pontoon Assistant is a voluntary position that assists with boat holding at victory ceremonies and ensures smooth rotation of boats approaching and leaving the victory pontoon area.

Volunteer Recognition and Benefits:

  • Free shuttle between the Sydney International Regatta Centre and Penrith train station
  • An official volunteer uniform including shirt, cap, drink bottle and bag
  • Food and drink during your shift
  • The experience of volunteering at an amazing event
  • The opportunity to see Australia’s best rowers in action
  • Free parking
  • Post- event thank you function
  • Volunteer certificate
  • Reference letter as required


If you have any questions you can contact us via


Desirable Criteria

  • Working with Children Check


About the organisation

Organisation name : Ted and Co Events

How to apply

Please quote in application: Australian Rowing Championship via Pro Bono Australia.


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