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Volvo Ocean Race 2018! Be Part of the World's Ultimate Ocean Marathon!

The Volvo Ocean Race is the ultimate ocean marathon, across the world’s toughest oceans, covering a distance of 46,000 nautical miles over eight months!

Cardiff is set to host the epic transatlantic leg stop-over with an estimated 130,000 people expected to descend on the Welsh capital over a three week period to witness this unique event, and we need YOU to help make it all happen!

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet set off from Alicante, Spain on October 2017 on a race around the world, visiting 12 cities, touching six continents – and for the first time in its history the race will stop in Cardiff, Wales from 27 May to 10 June 2018.

We need hundreds of willing volunteers to support this event so don't hesitate ...sign-up today!!!

There will be a range of exciting roles available including:

- Race Village Support
- Hospitality
- Logistics Support
- Commercial Assistants
- Volunteer Photographers
- Research Interviewers
- Meet and Greet / Way-finding
- Port Crew
- Dock Crew
- Media / Communications
- Green Team (environment)

No previous sailing experience is required for most roles if you have a willing attitude and a touch of enthusiasm then we'd love you to sign-up!

To sign-up simply either 'Log-in' or 'Register' with this site, search for the Volvo Ocean Race opportunity and apply!

Cardiff Harbour Authority, CF104LY

All volunteers will be provided with free lunch and official event uniform.

Reliability and enthusiasm!

Sailing,Major Event,Volvo Ocean Race

You must be over 18 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible

Open from Friday 25th May 2018 to Tuesday 12th June 2018

Closing on Thursday 17th May 2018 in -130 days.

offered by Sport Cardiff

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Left on Friday 24th August 2018 for VOR - Race Village Team (PM)

Great to meet new people and enjoy a new sport

Left on Saturday 4th August 2018 for Gemau Cymru 2018 (Wales' largest annual multisport event) - ATHLETCIS helpers wanted!

Loved the weather. great to do something new, did a lot of running - hourrah

Left on Friday 3rd August 2018 for VOR - Task Force Team (AM)

A great opportunity to give something back to the local community and to help raise Cardiff's profile to the rest of the world

Left on Friday 3rd August 2018 for VOR - Race Village Team (AM)

Great to get involved with the other volunteers and the public.

Left on Saturday 14th July 2018 for Gemau Cymru 2018 (Wales' largest annual multisport event) - ATHLETCIS helpers wanted!

Yes it was alot of fun and a great opportunity too learn things I didn't know and they set it up perfect it was a great day and I'm recommending to 100% do it next year it was great fun and can't wait for next year!