Volunteers - 2017 Australian Athletics Chamoionships
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Calling All Athletics Enthusiasts & Volunteers!

More than 3500 track and field athletes of all ages will compete in the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships, with the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre set to host the inaugural combined Junior and Open aged championships for able-bodied and para-athletes from 26 March to 2 April 2017.

Set to span an impressive eight days, the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships will be the largest annual athletics event in Australia and the Oceania-Pacific region and will bring together participants of all ages in the pursuit of personal bests and national championship medals.

Athletics Australia is looking for 65, energetic and enthusiastic volunteers across all eight event days to assist deliver the inaugural combined Junior and Open Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney.


In order to volunteer at the Australian Athletics Championships, you must be:

Fit and Healthy and ready to get involved


Athletics Australia will provide you with:

Athletics Australia Volunteer uniform (Polo & Hat)
Lunch/Dinner (Depending on Shift)


Pre Competition:

Administration (accreditations/athlete packs)
Signage Bump-in (stadium & directional)

On Track:

Starters Assistants
Hurdle Movers (as required)

On Field:

Scoreboard Operators
Implement Retrieval


Red card collectors (on bicycle)

Technical Information Centre Assistants
Call Room Assistants
Post Event Control Assistants
Administration/Results Assistants (runners)
Ceremonial Assistants
Technical Assistants
Accreditation Assistants
Basket Carriers
VIP Ushers
Event Presentation Assistants


Competition session times are as follows:

Sunday 26th March: 3pm – 8.30pm
Monday 27th March: 8.30am – 2.00pm (morning session)
                              4.30pm – 9.00pm (evening session)

Tuesday 28th March: 8.00am – 2.00pm (morning session)
                               4.30pm – 8.30pm (evening session)

Wednesday 29th March:8.30am – 2.00pm (split session)
                                   2.00pm – 9.00pm

Thursday 30th March:  8.30am – 3.00pm (morning session)
                                 4.30pm – 9.00pm (evening session)

Friday 31st March:       8.00am – 2.00pm (morning session)
                                 4.00pm – 8.30pm (evening session)

Saturday 1st April:       11.00am – 4.15pm (morning session)
                                  5.30pm – 9.00pm (evening session)

Sunday 2nd April:         8.30am – 4.00pm

*Please note that session times are subject to final timetable being released and area requirements. Please use this a guide only.

Event Details


Sydney Olympic Park

Event Date:

Sunday 26 March 2017 to Sunday 2 April 2017
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