Become a Griffith Sport Event Leader

Applications to become one of the Griffith Sport Event Leaders are open to current Sport and Event Management students (or those with an interest in the field). This program will give you the opportunity to build practical skills to complement your current university studies and, most importantly, increase your graduate employment prospects.

Griffith Sport Event Leaders

Volunteer role

Leaders will work across a range of different sporting events in varying roles in order to develop a well-rounded base of skills. A few of the roles you may be assigned to include:

  • Course Marshalls and Supervisors
  • Finish Line Marshalls
  • Timing Officials
  • Registration and Left Luggage
  • Water Station crew
  • Event set up and pack down crew

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Volunteer incentives

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive the following incentives as part of the Griffith Sport Event Leaders program:

  • Event Crew Cap and Water Bottle
  • Event handbook
  • Skills development and training sessions
  • Free 7-day Premium Nathan Fitness Pass (1 per event attendance)
  • Event Leader Thank You Party (Logan Fun Run and Toohey Trail Run)
  • Top 20 Volunteers will receive a complimentary ticket to the Griffith Sport Awards Night
  • Years of Service recognition
  • Be eligible for the 'Event Leader of the Year' and 'Event Spirit' Award for outstanding service*
  • Certificate outlining achievements and written reference (LinkedIn)
  • Have fun and socialise with like-minded people
  • Learn invaluable practical skills that are certain to increase your graduate job prospects

Earn your Griffith Credentials

Eligible Griffith Sport Event volunteers can now receive Griffith Credentials - a new way to showcase your achievements and accomplishments.

Find out more about Griffith Credentials.

*To be eligible for the event leader awards you must attend a minimum of 2 major events throughout the year.

Key event dates

It is preferable that all Griffith Sport Event Leaders are available to attend the key sporting events. As you will a vital part of the event team, the implementation of each of these events will be reliant on your ability to be present and execute the event with us. Working across each and every sporting event will provide you with the opportunity to take on a varying number of roles and thoroughly develop your skills.

What happens next

After your application has been reviewed, we will contact you to arrange a time for a meet and greet session. This is an opportunity for us to provide a more in depth overview of the program and our expectations of each Leader, as well as learn what your strengths and areas of interest are.

(07) 3735 6639

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Help us run events while learning practical skills and making a difference in your community

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