Rio 2016 in search of Olympic volunteers

06 October 2014 / 17:04

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are on the hunt for volunteers from around the world as their recruitment programme opens for applications.

In less than two years’ time a group of 70,000 individuals will follow in the footsteps of the Games Makers from London 2012 in playing a vital role in the running of the Olympic Games.

From sports support and ceremonies production to health services and language translation, there are dozens of ways you can play a role in Rio and experience an Olympics first-hand.

For the application process, and for more information on how the volunteers will operate in Brazil, please visit, http://www.rio2016.com/volunteers/

Applicants must be at least 18 years old by February 28 2016 and be available for 10 days during the Olympic and/or Paralympic Games.