Spectator Service Officer for an International Event

Organisation : Rowing Australia

Location : NSW Regional

Time required : Two shifts minimum

Duration of project : 23 march - 29 March 2020

Skill Area : Customer Service, Events

Sector : Sport & Recreation

Posted on : 21 Feb, 2020

About the role

Spectator Services Officer

You will be treated to a showcase of some of the best Australian rowing and para-rowing including Olympic and World champions. It’s a great chance to get outdoors, meet some amazing people and see some of the best rowers in the world in action! 

If you enjoy engaging with people, providing customer service and making people smile, this role is for you!

Purpose of Role:

The Spectator Services Officer is a voluntary position providing general assistance to any of the Spectator Services roles and/or providing a roving ‘watch and help’ role around the site.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Be prepared to assist in any role in the Spectator Services area.
  • Walk round the site proactively looking for any safety issues, spectators in need of help, or other volunteers in need of help.
  • Be aware of what is site regulations e.g. no cyclists on northern road, and assist in making event participants aware of these regulations.
  • Identify emerging situations and resolve them if you can or communicate issue to the Spectator Services Coordinator by radio so it can be resolved immediately.
  • Support the Event Services Coordinator in any other way required.
  • Complete a minimum of 2 shifts during the event

Shifts Available:

Monday 23 March – Sunday 29 March

  • Early morning shifts – 5.30am-11am
  • Morning shifts – 7.00am-12.30pm
  • Afternoon shifts – 12.00pm-6pm


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
  • The opportunity to see Australia’s best rowers
    in action
  • Free parking
  • Post-event thank you function
  • Volunteer certificate
  • Reference letter as required


How to apply?

All volunteers are required to create a profile and send in an application. Once application has been approved, volunteers can sign up for shifts. 

See link to apply HERE


We hope to see you in March!

About the organisation

Organisation name : Rowing Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

For details concerning this role , please contact

Thordis Ivarsdottir

Phone : 02 9557 6149

Email :

Please quote in application: Spectator Service Officer for an International Event via Pro Bono Australia.


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