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Motorsport Official – Flag Marshal: Winton (3630)

  • Location: Shepparton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Sport
  • Time Required

    The Victorian Flagmarshalling Team will attend 28 events this year. Events are held on weekends, with some events extending into Friday. Volunteers may attend as many or as few days/events as they wish throughout the year. Working days generally start at 7-7:30am and finish at 5-5:30pm with the expectation the volunteer will complete a full day.

  • Type of work
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Safety & Emergency Services
    • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Training

    Basics of the role will be covered on your first day, with on the job training from that point. Additional training is also available from CAMS

  • Reimbursement

    Lunch is provided. Members are required to meet their own transport and accommodation costs. Token gifts given depending on the event.

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Your own transport is required to get to and from events.
    Candidates who wish to continue volunteering with the club beyond the trial period will be required to apply for financial membership (currently $20pa).
    Must be 16 years of age or older.
    Appropriate level of fitness to cope with long days in the elements.
    The ability to work as part of a team and follow instructions.
    Flexible and calm under pressure.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Interested in Motorsport? Want to get close to the action while contributing to the success of the sport?

The Victorian Flagmarshalling Team is now recruiting volunteers to officiate trackside at Motorsport events at Sandown, Phillip Island and Winton.

No experience necessary as training will be provided trackside at race meetings with experienced flag marshals.

As a Flag Marshal, you will be allocated to a point around a motor racing circuit to convey information to racing drivers using a set of coloured flags.

This role is essential to the safe running of motor sport events.

As a new volunteer, you will be guided through an initial training period by senior officials while working track side to help you gain the skills required to be a competent flag marshal. From there, the world of Motorsport is literally your oyster, with many of our members attending events both interstate and internationally.

For more information, please visit our website or click the 'Express Interest' button.

NB. Where possible, a contact number is preferred to email as this helps us to arrange to get you trackside at an event sooner.

The below is a list of upcoming race meetings the Victorian Flagmarshalling Team will be attending:

2018 Calendar	

3-4 March Sandown VSCRC 1 9-11 March Phillip Island Island Classic 22-25 March Albert Park F1 GP, not a VFT event 20-22 April Phillip Island V8’s Phillip island 400 29 April Sandown Porsche 6 hour 5-6 May Phillip Island VSCRC 2 11-13 May Sandown Shannon Nationals 18-20 May Winton V8’s Winton 400 26-27 May Winton Historic Winton 1-3 June Phillip Island Shannons Nationals 16-17 June Winton VSCRC 3 23-24 June Phillip Island Multi Club 21-22 July Sandown VSCRC 4 28-29 July Phillip Island Vic 6 Hour Relay 4-5 August Winton Festival of Speed 18-19 August Phillip Island August Access 1-2 September Winton Shannons Nationals 14-16 September Sandown Sandown 500 29-30 September Phillip Island VSCRC 5 13-14 October Winton AROCA 12 Hour Relay 9-11 November Sandown Sandown Historics 24-25 November Phillip Island Island Magic

*NOTE: Prior experience with the club will be required to Volunteer with us at V8 Supercar events.