500 days to EYOF 2022: Recruitment of volunteers begins

Thursday, 11 March 2021

The success of major sports events often depends on the volunteers who represent also their most visible part. It will not be otherwise at the European Youth Olympic Festival 2022 Banská Bystrica. 500 days before the start of the largest multi-sport event in the history of Slovakia, the recruitment of volunteers begins under the slogan “Don’t miss the opportunity! Enjoy the atmosphere of a unique event!”

The XVI. summer European Olympic Youth Festival in Banská Bystrica will take place from 24th to 30th July 2022. The recruitment of volunteers starts on Thursday, March 11th – precisely 500 days prior the beginning of the XVI. summer EYOF.

Together with the team of organizers, hundreds of volunteers will take care of the smooth running of the event. They can apply now at https://eyof2022.com/en/volunteers.

To all interested people of all age categories we offer a chance to spend unforgettable summer days in Banská Bystrica. Volunteers will have the opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of a big sports event, look behind the scenes and gain valuable experience. We also create space for new friendships, we bring chance to meet great people and see future Olympic winners,” said Peter Hamaj, Executive Director of EYOF 2022 Banská Bystrica.

Place in the big volunteering team is open for students, members of sports clubs, retirees or sports fans and enthusiasts who want to take part in organizing a big event. The minimum age of the volunteer is 16 years. Experience with volunteering is welcome. Volunteers will be working at the sports venues, in the accommodations of athletes, press centers, they will provide a service for spectators at the entrances, in parking lots, at the grandstands, and information centers.

As EYOF has a regional extent, in addition to Banská Bystrica, volunteers will also help at sports venues in Zvolen, Detva, Badín, and Slovenská Ľupča.

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