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Suffolk Saxons Badminton Tunnel Manager

Description of the role:

As Tunnel Manager you will be situated at the entrance to the court from the changing rooms and your role will be to ensure those that enter the court area have relevant passes for court entry, as well as receiving the players from the Team Host upon their arrival onto the court at the beginning of match night, ensuring the correct players enter at the correct time.

Volunteers will benefit from being involved with this event by:

You will get the chance to be up close to the action as you stand on the side of the court during the event, as well as seeing 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 a Tunnel Manager you will be located in the middle of the action ensuring the right people enter the court at the right time. You will ensure the players feel welcome and safe.

Opportunity Activities: Entertainment, Local Events, Sports Development
Start Date: 3rd December 2018
End Date: 3rd December 2018
Availability required:


What skills are needed?

We are looking for someone who has an eye for detail and can remain focussed, taking instruction and using their own initiative.

What skills will be learned / gained?

We hope you will learn the importance of a schedule for a professional sports event, and how to look after the players.

DBS Check Required: No
Driving Licence Required: No
Does this role have age restrictions?: Yes
Details of restriction:

You must be 16 or over to undertake this role.

Mandatory training required for role: No
Extra information:

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.

About the Opportunity Host Organisation

Host Organisation: Abbeycroft Leisure
Organisation Profile:

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.

This opportunity is no longer accepting expressions of interest.