25 - 30 June 2023 - International LGBTQ+ Aquatics Championships

25 - 30 June 2023

International LGBTQ+ Aquatics Championships

Join the Championship Crew

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IGLA London 2023 volunteering applications are now open!

Could you be part of the Championship Crew?

We rely on the fantastic volunteer work of a huge number of amazing individuals to plan, deliver and host IGLA events.

 

Whether it’s helping plan the championship programme or accrediting athletes from around the world when they arrive, there are a huge number of ways you can get involved to make IGLA London 2023 an event to remember. 

Crew Benefits

As a volunteer in the Championship Crew, you’ll benefit from

  • Be at the heart of an amazing once in a generation event here in London 
  • Championship Crew T-shirt
  • A free ticket to the Pink Flamingo performance
  • A chance to march in the Pride in London Parade 
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Meals provided for longer shifts
  • Travel costs support to your shift
  • A warm fuzzy feeling for helping your community ❤️

How you can get involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved in helping IGLA London 2023 be a championships to remember.

 

Be it helping us plan the nitty gritty bit that makes for a smooth championship, to being on the ground at the events as one of our friendly faces, everyone can get involved. 

Delivery Group

These roles will take place before, during and after the Championships to help support in the planning and preparation of the various elements of delivering a successful meet. 

Championship Crew

Championship Crew volunteers are essential to running the event, supporting everything from accreditation, social events to needs of athletes and technical officials.

Corporate Volunteering

We welcome employees and companies looking for opportunities to volunteer and engage with the community in a unique and meaningful way. 

 

If your employer has a volunteer programme and you are looking to get involved, we can arrange for a letter to support your request for time. 

 

For companies looking for volunteering opportunities, please reach out to us and we can discuss your requirements

ready to sign up?

Current Delivery Openings

Currently, we have a number of openings in the delivery group. Even a few hours of volunteering goes a long way, and you’ll be taking part is an incredible experience in supporting your community.

 

Open roles include:

  • Swimming Sport Lead – helping deliver the swimming event.
  • Delivery Board Secretary – supporting the delivery group, ensuring everyone is on top of their tasks.
  • Guest Welfare Manager – ensuring that participants and spectators have everything they need during the championships

 

If you are interested in volunteering or want to find out more you can reach out to here.

THE WORLD’S BIGGEST LGBTQ+ AQUATICS EVENT

We expect to welcome 1000+ athletes to London across six disciplines.

You can find out more about the sports involved here.

ABOUT IGLA

IGLA’s mission is to promote participation in aquatic sports among LGBTQ+ people and allies of our community. They work to maintain the highest standards for aquatic competition, inclusion in sport, equality and integrity of fair competition. As the international body responsible for LGBTQ+ aquatics, they regulate all Gay Games and IGLA Championships.

About the hosts

IGLA London 2023 is a grassroots not-for-profit organisation run by and for our community. Almost all of our team are volunteers and help plan the delivery of the championships in their free time. 

Let's make history together

We rely on the fantastic volunteer work of a huge number of amazing individuals to plan, deliver and host IGLA.

 

Our volunteers will be part of every step of the journey at IGLA London 2023, from planning to the final goodbyes, there are plenty of roles as diverse as the community we’re part of. We need project managers, registration support, IT specialists, venue dressers, medal bearers, timekeepers and everything in between.