Volunteers for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games!

Deadline: 15 November 2014
Open to: people over 18 available for the whole duration of the Olympic Games
Benefits: food, transport inside Rio de Janeiro, exclusive training courses, enriching your CV


The Rio 2016 Volunteer Programme is an opportunity to be part of the biggest sport event in the world, helping with many of the activities that will be carried out in Rio de Janeiro and other cities in Brazil between 5-21 August 2016. This is a unique opportunity that will provide not only personal and professional development but also close interaction with people from over the world. The volunteers can play many roles in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games and can help in the following areas:

  • Customer services;
  • Sports;
  • Press and communications;
  • Operational  support;
  • Ceremonies production;
  • Protocol and languages;
  • Health services;
  • Technology;
  • Transport.


In order to be eligible to volunteer at the Rio 2016 Games you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old by February 28, 2016;
  • Be available for ten days during the Olympic and/or Paralympic Games;
  • Be available during each step of the selection process and undergo training sessions, which may take up to three full days.


Volunteering in Rio 2016 will benefit you by enriching your CV, expanding your network, and giving you the chance to meet people from different cultures. You will also have the opportunity to attend exclusive training courses. Besides food and transport in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region will be provided.


Interested candidates should register HERE to start the online application process. After creating your login and password, you will receive an email to validate your account. Once you confirm your details, you can fill out the application form.

The deadline to apply is 15 November 2014.

For further information please visit the official website.

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