South Africa: volunteers wanted for World Cup 2010

The local organising committee of the Fifa World Cup to be held in South Africa in 2010 is looking for volunteers. 

“The local organising committee will recruit 12,000 South Africans, 1500 volunteers from the rest of Africa and 1500 foreigners for the event”, as reported by

During a press conference, Danny Jordaan, the local organising committee’s chief executive, stressed the importance of the volunteers in next year soccer tournament.

“From ushering people to their seats, to assisting the media and foreign-language speakers, welcoming people at the airport and driving guests around, it is the volunteers that actually make the tournament happen,” he said.

It is possible to apply via email at <!– var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy7376 = 'volunteerprogramme' + '@' + '2010oc' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text7376 = 'volunteerprogramme' + '@' + '2010oc' + '.' + 'com'; document.write( '‘ ); document.write( addy_text7376 ); document.write( ‘‘ ); //–> This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it or call 0800-525-252. Application forms are available at



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