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Welcome to Volunteer Now Events Team – Applications to join are Now Open

The Volunteer Now Events Team is a large group of dedicated volunteers who have been selected and trained to act as ambassadors for Northern Ireland to large audiences. These volunteers welcome & support guests and participants from all around the world at major events in Northern Ireland, ensuring the smooth running of large programmes of activities, occupying various roles such as; marshals, information point volunteers, meet & greeters, start and finish line support personnel, and much, much more.  Our team began as a part of the support-base for the 2012 London Olympics, and since then we have been offering essential support at large scale (not-for-profit) events with a social purpose. In the past we have ensured the smooth running of events such as;

    • 2012 Olympic Games
    • World Police and Fire Games
    • Derry/Londonderry City of Culture
    • Giro D’Italia
    • Tall Ships
    • Gran Fondo
    • Irish Open Golf Championship
    • N.I. Mass Vaccination Programme for Covid-19

And new events are being added all the time. Some of the upcoming events we have scheduled for 2022 are;

    • The Balmoral Show (11-14 May 2022)
    • Volunteers Week Events Team Get Together (4 June 2022)
    • The European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference (26-29 July 2022)
    • Antrim Coast Half Marathon: which will be attended by Sir Mo Farah (27-28 August 2022)
    • Lap the Lough cycling event (28 August 2022)

If you would like to join our fun & busy team of Events Volunteers, please see the information below

Applications to join our Events Team are NOW OPEN!

We are currently welcoming applications for the role of Volunteer Event Ambassador.  As an Event Ambassador you will act as an Ambassador for Northern Ireland and support the delivery of various not-for-profit events across the country, by being the ‘Face’ of the event. You will have the opportunity to meet, greet and inform participants and visitors at some of Northern Ireland’s major events.  Joining our events team offers you;

    • The choice of a diverse range of events
    • Training and induction sessions
    • Skills development
    • The opportunity to make new friends
    • Volunteer celebrations
    • Lots of fun!

For more information about this role & to apply please click HERE

Once you have read through all the information you can make your application by clicking the purple ‘Apply Now’ button shown on the page. After you apply a member of Volunteer Now staff will in contact to arrange an introductory chat & interview.

If you have any questions about the Volunteer Now Events team you can call us on 028 9023 2020 or email

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