Judges, scramblers and runners
As a judge/scrambler/runner you will be assigned to one of the eight staff teams, led by a one of the championship Delegates. Each staff team would consist of 14/15 people and is responsible for one area of solving stations. Your role may vary per event: judge, scrambler or runner. You will work in the heart of the championship!
Requirements: You are very experienced and accurate in judging/scrambling and have a thorough knowledge of the WCA regulations. Your English is good and you have a great sense of responsibility. You are available on at least 3 out of the 4 competition days, but preferable all.
Together with the others in the scoretaking team (led bij Sam Spendla) you will take care of careful entry of all the competition results in WCA Live. The scoretaking team will have a nice room of its own.
Requirements: You have experience with data entry, are precise and fast. You love numbers!
Staff for reception & ticket office
The team of the reception & ticket office (led by Hilde Endeveld) will receive all competitors and guests. You will hand over badges, schedules and gift packs, you will check ID-cards, answer questions, give information and solve problems.
Requirements: You’re kind, hospitable and responsible. Your English is very good, preferably you also speak other languages.
You will make sure that all competition materials (timers, displays, stopwatches and more) work properly, batteries are replaced in time and the inevitable technical problems are solved.
Requirements: You are handy, enterprising and know how to handle a screwdriver.
Building up/clearing up’ers
You will be deployed mainly on on Monday 27 December (all day long) and/or on Sunday 2 January. Sledging with furniture, putting tables and chairs in place, hanging flags and decoration and much more. This can be combined well with one of the other jobs.
Requirements: You are physically healthy, flexible and a hard worker.
The security team is responsible for the access control (2 entrances) and supervising a number of spots in the venue. A job for people who don’t want to sit still all day and would like to see and speak to a lot of people! Through a walkie-talkie you will be in contact with a coordinator.
Requirements: You have a sense of responsibility, charisma, you are assertive and physically healthy.
Hosts Fun Zone
As a host in the Fun Zone, you will help with the activities in the Fun Zone, such as the unofficial events, lectures, mosaic competition and games or teaching visitors how to solve. Your team leader will be Anja Deij-Provoost.
Requirements: You’re kind, hospitable and your English is fine.
During the championship, a communication team will produce an online magazine with interviews, news items etc.
Requirements: You have experience with copywriting, your English writing skills are very good. It’s a plus (but no condition) if you have additional skills like WordPress, social media or design. If you would like to start working before the championship, please let us know with your application.
In the months before the WCA World Championship we will get in touch with regional, national and some international media. We expect a lot of questions and requests from journalists, prior and during the championship. You will answer questions, give information bring journalists in contact with cubers for interviews (we will form a pool with cubers for this purpose) and assist/guide journalist who visit the championship. The press approach is managed by Sandra de Geeter.
Requirements: You have professional experience in maintaining contact with the (international) press. We would like to get to know you and see how we can organize this together!
As a member of the livestream team (led by James Molloy and Reinier Schippers) you will contribute to a high-quality live stream.
Requirements: we are looking for volunteers with professional skills, for example in the field of camera work, the use of mixing equipment or directing. For the continuity it is welcome if you have a not too full competition schedule yourself.
Director opening and award ceremonies
Dynamic, surprising, professional and memorable ceremonies: that is our ambition. The opening and award ceremony should be highlights of the championship!
Requirements: You probably have experience with theater or music performances and know how to put on a show, for example with music, light and video. We would like to get in touch with you at short notice, so that together we have enough time for the preparations. Because of the necessary contact with the venue and the light and sound professionals, we prefer someone who lives in the Netherlands.