The UK will host the international summit at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021.
Anyone interested in volunteering at COP26 is invited to step forward and submit their application at www.ukcop26.org/volunteer. Applications are open now until Wednesday, 31 March.
Accommodation Hub volunteers will be the first point of contact for the delegates in their dedicated hotels.
Key responsibilities will include:
Giving information on the conference schedule, transport and local amenities to delegates.
Identifying and dealing with any accommodation specific issues with the accommodation manager.
Making the delegate experience memorable.
About Glasgow City Council (COP26)
To provide inclusive, diverse and rewarding volunteering opportunities at an event of major global significance.
Experience and skills required: Friendly & outgoing manner, problem solving mentality, team orientated, knowledge of Edinburgh, clear oral communication skills, initiative/ability to think on feet, strong interpersonal skills, customer service experience. Experience of volunteering in a similar role and of managing challenges.
Training will be provided in a blended manner between online and in person sessions. Volunteers will be trained on the significance of the conference and operational aims and structure, and also specifically on their role and location.
Flexibility & Commitment
Short Term Volunteering (3 months or less)
We are looking for volunteers to complete around 6 shifts. Shifts will last around 4-6hrs in duration.
Accommodation Hubs will be based within areas of high delegate density, likely around clusters of accommodation which will act as an easily accessible central point for delegate's enquiries. Full location details will be provided closer to the event.
- Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs