Special Olympics World Games Volunteer Program in Berlin 2023

If you are interested to Be a Volunteer at the world's biggest inclusive sports event in 2023 so, we invite you to Apply for Special Olympics World Games Volunteering Program in Berlin, Germany from 17 to 25 June 2023. 

About the Special Olympics World Games

At the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, there will be around 7,000 athletes from more than 190 nations. For eight days, athletes with intellectual and multiple disabilities will compete in 26 sports and Unified Sports competitions. This makes the Special Olympics World Games the world’s largest inclusive sports event.

About Your Shift

You must be available for at least 5 days (5 shifts) during Games time. Of course, you are welcome to also support the organisers during preparations or the post-event phase. the shift will be between 6 and 8 hours, including a break. Shifts can vary depending on your area or role. There are morning and afternoon shifts. You can specify your preferred working time in the application form. When assigning roles and shifts.

Area and Roles

There is a suitable role for each volunteer, During filling your application form you can select up to 3 preferred volunteer areas. the volunteer areas will be as following:-

- Accommodation - Accreditation - Catering Ceremonies - Conferences & Summits Delegation Services - Logistics Family Services Marketing & Communications Media Non-Competitive Sports Offer Special Olympics Festival Spectator Services - Sports - Technology - Ticketing - Torch Run - Transport - Venue Management - Volunteer Management

you can know the volunteer role for Each area from the Official website , If you can support the organisers for more than 5 days and you love challenges there are some Specialist roles for you:

Dedicated Host: Meet and assist Honored Guests throughout their stay in Berlin. Ensure that they have an outstanding experience and support at the Honored Guest Welcome Center.

- Delegation Assistant Liaison (DAL) : DALs are the main point of contact between the LOC and a delegation. They accompany the delegation and provide support.

- Key Volunteer: Act as responsible staff members in several venue-based roles, as well as have supervisory duties over volunteers.

Tandem TeamA tandem team consists of one volunteer with ID and one volunteer without a disability. Both will do all the tasks together.

Volunteer DriverBe part of our drivers team and support the World Games by driving all client groups to our locations across Berlin in a sustainable and comfortable Toyota.


- Anyone around the world can apply with minimum age 16 (by 1 June 2023)

- Have a good communication in English or German.

-  Availability for at least 5 Days.

- Participation in volunteer training Online.

- It doesn't matter if you are already have experience or if you want to be a volunteer for the first time.

Finance and Benefits

Meet international Special Olympics athletes

- Make friends with people from all around the world

- Free entry to the opening and closing ceremony and all competitions

- Volunteer clothing and merchandise

- Meals and beverages

- A volunteer certificate for your commitment

- A great party at the athletes´ disco

- Free use of public transport, and much more!

- All volunteers are responsible for arranging and paying any accommodation they may require before or during the Games.

How to Apply:

you can apply via filling the application form in English or German from Here

Note: If you would like to volunteer together with your classmates, friends, or acquaintances from your sports club, You are welcome to apply as a Volunteer Group. More infos about this can be found here. If you are less than 10 people, you can name everyone directly in the regular form. For more than 10 people, feel free to contact us at volunteers@berlin2023.org.


You can apply until 31 January 2023 for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023.

for more details about the volunttering program at Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 check the officail website

Official Website

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