Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 2019 FIS World Championships! We are excited to host this 10-day event at Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain and Solitude Mountain Resort, and we hope you will join us!
How do I apply for a volunteer position?
Applications for volunteer positions are submitted via an online form. The link to the form is listed at bottom of this page. After submission you will receive an email confirming our receipt of your application and an expected timeline for next steps.
Our primary form of communication is email. Please add Volunteer2019@USskiandsnowboard.org to your contacts so that your server does not block our emails. Please expect to see the sender name as Volunteers 2019 FIS World Champs.
What positions exist for assigned volunteers?
A list of volunteer assignments, duties, qualifications and anticipated schedule dates can be reviewed by clicking on the Volunteer Opportunity Directory link located at the bottom of this page. Most positions are based outdoors, with a minimal number of indoor positions available.
What are the requirements to be a volunteer?
· Friendly, welcoming, and excited about the event!
· 18 years of age or older on first scheduled day of volunteering;
· Agree to participate in orientations and training;
· Agree to participate in a background check (applicable only to limited pre-defined and selected volunteer positions);
· Anticipate to be scheduled on the event days at your assigned venue.
What are the time commitments?
A minimum commitment of four (4) shifts which may vary from 4-8 hours depending upon assignment is required to serve as a volunteer. Volunteer shifts are scheduled January 12 – February 11, 2019 and are primarily based at the three host venues. A minimal number of positions are available at the Salt Lake City International Airport, Park City Welcome Center and in the town of Park City.
Will I be issued a volunteer uniform and/or other items for use during my shifts?
Yes, you will be issued a uniform to include a jacket, base-layer and hat, as well as a grab-and-go meal for each shift of volunteering.
Are there other benefits that can be earned from volunteering?
We appreciate your support and dedication to the success of this event, and yes you can earn benefits for volunteering! In addition to being a member of the 2019 team, and receiving the volunteer uniform kit, the host resorts have partnered to provide a lift voucher reward program*. Earned lift vouchers are based on the number of days a volunteer completes, and each reward will be valid at each of the three venues through the 2019 season.
In addition we are hosting a post-event ‘Thank You Party’ providing complimentary food, beverages and a chance for volunteers to win prizes!
*Details and guidelines apply
How do I know if I’m assigned a volunteer position?
Volunteer assignment offers will be sent via email after the application information is reviewed. Some position assignments may require a phone interview in addition to submission of the online application.
While some volunteer assignments will be made in advance, the majority of assignments will be determined in late summer.
I’m coming from out of town to volunteer; is there housing?
While we do not provide volunteer-specific accommodations, our lodging partners have provided an easy-access search option to locate lodging opportunities: 2019 FIS World Championships Lodging
I have special needs (i.e. use of wheelchair) - are there volunteer opportunities?
Please review of assignments for information on how positions may match your needs and interests.
· Arrive on time and be prepared to perform your duties (i.e. uniform, tidy, neat…)
· Be respectful of athletes, teams, spectators, guests, ….
· Act as professional representative and
· Have fun!
We hope we’ve provided you answers to your questions however, if you have others please contact us at Volunteer2019@usskiandsnowboard.org. We will respond within 48 hours to your email.
Thank you for interest in the 2019 FIS World Championships.