Volunteers, (called the PACK) are being selected to support the 13 venues up and down the country. Ten's of thousands applied....10,000 were selected to go forward for personal interview to create the 6,000 volunteers required.


Geoff Giles from Sandown & Shanklin was selected to be part of the 'VIP PACK'. Volunteer interviewers, who for the past few months at various venues, up and down the country, having been interviewing prospective volunteers.


The volunteers attend the venue for their 'try out', which is packed with information. They are warmly welcomed, processed, have a 20 minute interview then are measured for clothing.


The final 6,000 will be offered a volunteer role between January-March 2015, then training later in the year.


Geoff says 'It is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a wonderful group of people from all walks of life, supporting the Rugby World Cup in England 2015 and give something back to the sport I have been a part of for 56 yrs of my life.'


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