Crankworx World Tour

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Crankworx, the ultimate experience in mountain biking, returns to Innsbruck for the fifth year in 2021. The event will once again bring the best mountain bikers in the world together at Bikepark Innsbruck. There’s no better way to get up close and personal with the action than by volunteering!

Volunteer Registration

Registration & Benefits

Working period for volunteers: 14.06. – 21.06.2021 (depending on your task the working period can vary)

We will do our very best to make sure you enjoy your time as a volunteer at Crankworx Innsbruck. Volunteers can look forward to:

  • a volunteer outfit in the event design,
  • free use of local transport between Innsbruck and the event venue,
  • free meals on your working days,
  • a certificate to confirm your participation at Crankworx Innsbruck,

Motivated? Register now on the Volunteer Team Tirol platform. NOTE: Applications are screened on a regular basis. As soon as all positions are allocated, we will close the registration platform. Positions will be allocated on first-come, first-served basis.

Are you already part of the Volunteer Team Tirol? Log on to your profile and add “Crankworx Innsbruck 2021“ to your events. Choose your desired working field(s) and your availability – and within seconds, you are registered!

You aren’t part of the Volunteer Team Tirol yet? Then register on our volunteer platform, set up your personal profile and add “Crankworx Innsbruck 2021“ to your events. On your profile, you can enter your qualifications and interests as well as your desired working field(s) and your availability for the event.

Volunteer Working Fields 

SPORT 
As a sport volunteer you will work right where the Crankworx athletes show their best performances. Either as a course marshal, with timekeeping or at the Riders Lounge – you will make sure that the sport events run smoothly and all participants are informed about the latest events of the day. As a volunteer in the sport team, you should enjoy physical activity and be ‘weather resistant’ because most of your work will be outside. 

VENUE MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS 
The venue crew makes sure that the coordination of all operative and logistical processes runs smoothly – during and after the sports events. You will help to set up and dismantle the general venue. You work on the venue and course branding, help with the installation of temporary facilities and if you like to do manual work there are alsotasks here for you. During the event, you will also take on activities such as purchasing goods or distributing goods in the venue. 

CLIENT SERVICES 
In the Client Services area, you will be working directly at the interfaces to our client groups. Whether at the accreditation booth for employees, volunteers & media representatives, the welcome desk at the VIP area or in the middle of the action at the event area at various information points for visitors. You are service-oriented and enjoy a task that brings you in contact with people from all over the world? Look no further – this is your favourite volunteer job! 

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS 
Such a spectacular event like Crankworx attracts attention and the interest of the national and international media to Innsbruck-Tirol. As part of the media & communications team you will support producing content for social media channels, create texts and organize photos. All of this will be rounded off by your taking care of the media areas, where you will meet the media representatives and answer any questions they may have or assist them wherever necessary.

Volunteer FAQs

HOW TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER – FROM REGISTRATION TO WORKING AT THE EVENT?

We attach great importance to allocating you a job that best fits your interests and qualifications. Therefore, we take time for a short interview with each volunteer applicant (details are provided in your confirmation email after registering). Furthermore, we will prepare you for your specific tasks during the job training, shortly before the beginning of the event.

IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE FOR VOLUNTEERS?

Yes. The minimum age for volunteers is 16 for the Crankworx Innsbruck event. Volunteers under the age of 18 have to present a declaration of consent, the latest at the orientation training, signed by a parent or legal guardian.

DO I HAVE TO SPEAK GERMAN AND/OR ENGLISH AS A VOLUNTEER?

As a volunteer, you have to have very good German or English skills. Depending on your working field, good German skills (written and spoken) are mandatory. You will receive all details at the volunteer job interview. 

DO I HAVE TO BE AVAILABLE DURING THE WHOLE TIME BETWEEN THE 14 AND 21 JUNE?

Depending on your working field the beginning and the end of your volunteer working period varies. All volunteers will start working the latest on June 16. Due to organisational reasons, those applicants who are available and flexible during the complete working period will be favoured in the job allocation.

HOW LONG DOES A VOLUNTEER SHIFT LAST?

A volunteer shift lasts between 6 and 10 hours and includes at least one, quite often more breaks spread out over the day. You will receive your exact shift plan three to four weeks before the event.

WILL I BE OUTSIDE ALL DAY?

Depending on your working field, you will mainly be either outside or inside. During your breaks, you and the rest of the team can use the lounge area.

DO VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE ACCOMMODATION FREE OF CHARGE?

No. International volunteers or those who do not live close to Innsbruck, have to arrange their own accommodation. If you need help with finding a suitable accommodation please contact us for assistance.

IS PARKING AVAILABLE FOR VOLUNTEERS AT THE EVENT VENUE?

No. Since there is only limited parking space available at and around the event venue, all volunteers and spectators are encouraged to use the public transport system between Innsbruck and Mutters. With your accreditation, you can use the public transport between Innsbruck and the event venues for free.

COVID-19 Prevention

For us, as the Organising team of Crankworx Innsbruck 2021, it is the top priority to create a safe event environment for everybody involved. Therefore, as in 2020, the event will be implemented in compliance with a Covid-19 prevention concept. Details about the relevant health and safety protocols will be provided in time before you start your assignment.

We haven’t answered all your questions?

Send us an email to volunteers@olympiaworld.com or visit our website https://www.olympiaworld.at/en/volunteers/volunteer-team-tirol/

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