As Team Host you will welcome each team member on their arrival and ensure they are settled and know where to go and when to be where. You will generally be looking after them, being a point of contact and friendly face. You will sit with the team on the bench next to the court whilst the matches are taking place, in order that if they need anything you will be able to help them.
Volunteers will benefit from being involved with this event by:
You will have direct contact with the players and get the chance to be up close to the action as you get to sit on the bench with the team during the event, and see some of the behind the scenes activity that leads up to a great badminton match.
The impact that volunteers will have on the event will be:
By volunteering as Team Host you will have had a positive impact on the players experience of Suffolk and in their preparation for the match, making them feel welcome and comfortable.
We are looking for someone who can make people feel at ease, who is patient and has the ability to stay calm. The ideal Team Host will be organised, with a flexible approach and happy to adapt as the needs change. You will enjoy working with people and have an approachable manner.
We hope that you will learn how events work and the support that professional sports people need when they are competing.
The return of the Suffolk Saxons for 2018 for one night only!!
A professional badminton team who competed in 2017 in the AJ Bell National Badminton League before it closed. This is an evening of entertainment with fast paced badminton, and skills displayed by international professional players. This is a lively and gripping event, attracting all ages & the matches commence at 7pm.
Abbeycroft Leisure is pleased to provide access to a diverse range of sport and leisure facilities, sporting events, and health and wellbeing initiatives across Suffolk, although predominantly working in West Suffolk. As a social enterprise all our profit goes back in to the services we provide and we work closely with partners to ensure the communities we work within receive high quality and lasting health and wellbeing benefits, as well as inspiring future sports leaders and athletes.