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Helping to make the Games happen!
Over 5,900 volunteers have joined together to be part of this exciting international event and meet people from around the world while acting as an ambassador for Fairfax County and the National Capital Region. The 2015 World Police & Fire Games will feature 12,000 public safety athletes from 70 countries taking part in 61 sports in 53 area venues. And it will take over 3,000 VOLUNTEERS backing them up to make it all happen.
Our amazing volunteers will serve many important functions such as Games Ambassadors, Special Events, Venues and Competition, PR and Marketing, Operations and more. Thank you for joining us in support of our everyday heroes and welcoming the World to Fairfax County.
This is a PDF printout version of our online volunteer orientation course. Please take the time to read through this material. No quiz. No cert required!
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This Volunteer Handbook will supply you with the basic necessary information to ensure your experience as a volunteer is rewarding!
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Well, well, well. It seems all of the volunteers and many athletes received a message last night about their athlete assignments. Wait, what?
It was definitely in error. It occurred when the wrong keys were hit in sending out an athlete confirmation. However, it is the volunteers that are super confused right now. I want to apologize to all of you for the crazy barrage of emails.
So that everyone is back on the right page, here is a...
Hey Volunteers! We wanted to give you an update. I know you are all eager to get your assignment, and get going! We have had a little bit of a delay. We have had such an overwhelming showing of volunteer support and we are working to get everyone into the system and assigned to a job. Our fingers are click click clicking away but we fell behind. So here are how things are shaping up moving forward:
Background Checks: Background checks are comple...
Will you guys look stylish wearing these amazing shirts? As with previous World Police & Fire Games hosts we have color coded our shirts based on positions within the organization. Our amazing volunteers will be wearing these bright blue t-shirts proudly displaying the eagle logo on the front and the social media #fairfax2015 hashtag on the back. These shirts will be distributed during your credentialing June 7 through July 4. Other...
We are so excited about the next two months. Can you believe that the Games will already be a memory in two months?! So many of you have signed up so long ago, and now we are finally at the point in the journey where all the planning falls into place. So, let’s do this! You all have been getting monthly newsletters with updates but we want to take a little time to explain the timeline of events moving forward.1. Recruitment: ...