Join our team and help us host the World Premier Men’s Softball Tournament right here in Auckland
To sign up to become a volunteer please visit the following page by clicking this link - Volunteer sign up page
Complete the form and any relevant information. Once we receive your information we will review your application and once approved you will be sent a notification to select the shifts that you are available for. You will be able to amend and add to these shifts throughout the event, so if your availability changes please let us know as soon as possible.
Each volunteer needs to sign up for a minimum of 4 shifts and if you sign up for 8 or more shifts, your accreditation will give you access to watch games when you are not on shift in the General Admission area. There are 2 shifts per day, one from 11:00am - 4:30pm and the second from 4:00pm - 10:00pm (or when the last game finishes). You can do double shifts or single shifts, but must select at least 4.
You will receive a volunteer uniform as part of your kit, which will be available prior to your first shift. We will also provide lunch and dinner on your shift.
A summary of our roles are:
Spectator Services, ranging from ticketing to accreditation control, fan zone to general spectator help.
Driver - we need drivers for our officials and teams, you will need a current full drivers licence and relevant driving experience for this role
Team Liaisons - each international team will require a team liaison to assist them during their stay. Someone who can ensure that the team makes important meetings and also helps them if they need to know local knowledge, such as tourist information, where to find a supermarket etc. It is helpful if you speak a second language for this role and you will be required to be available for the full duration of the tournament. Knowledge of Auckland and Softball is beneficial for this role.
Umpire Assistants - these roles will include assisting the WBSC Officials will umpire related tasks, such as clock operation and scoreboard operation. You will need relevant umpire/softball experience for these roles.
WBSC Assistant - assisting the International Federation with general administration tasks.
If you have any questions please send us an email, otherwise please complete the form and we look forward to having you on our team.
The Tradestaff WBSC Men's Softball World Cup Team