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Volunteering

Volunteer Registration for 2024 is now open. Be part of the games, join our team.

Thank you to all our Coventry volunteers. Full details on how you can get involved in volunteering and sign up for The Westfield Health British Transplant Games Nottingham 2024 are now available on the University of Nottingham Sport website.

Get in touch with us for more information.

The details below relate to Nottingham 2024 and can give you a general flavour of what volunteering may involve!

  • What is your age group?
    Activities are age graded according to your age. We have changed the date of birth cut off to be June 30 for all entrants, therefore, you will compete in your age group as at June 30. Age group categories are also widely split into 'child' and 'adult.'
  • Organ transplant:
    Individual must have received an organ from someone else and received immunosuppressant post- transplant. Bone Marrow recipients: Individuals who have received a bone marrow or stem cells transplant from a donor and are on, or, have being on immunosuppressant’s post-transplant.
  • Organ Failure post-transplant:
    Eligibility for participants with a failed organ transplant that is stable on the following supportive therapies: Kidney – on dialysis Pancreas – by insulin Heart – artificial heart pump Small bowel – total parenteral nutrition In all cases of failing transplanted organs participation will depend on residual capacity and current physical fitness.

All roles will require the volunteer to:

  • Be 16 years old by 1 June 2024

  • Attend Games orientation training

  • Be enthusiastic, reliable and committed

  • Get to and from their volunteering venue

  • Work as a team

  • When applicable, work under own initiative.

Please note volunteers will be:

  • Volunteering as part of a volunteer team and supported by the Games

  • Part of the Event Management Team

  • Provided with refreshments / lunch (in line with their volunteering rota)

  • A valued part of a national sporting event

  • Provided with a t-shirt to wear at the event and keep afterwards

  • Offered the opportunity to, when not volunteering, be a spectator at the Games

  • Given a volunteer certificate

  • Able to include any completed volunteer hours towards volunteer programmes such as Event Management for Volunteers, Millennium Volunteers, GoldMark, Duke of Edinburgh etc.

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