The use of volunteers is an established tradition at WLA conventions, including the World Lottery Summit, with volunteers providing invaluable support with a broad range of tasks. The volunteer program for WLS 2014 will include participation from local and international volunteers. The local volunteers will be organized by host lottery Lottomatica, while the international volunteers will come from WLA member lotteries throughout the world.

Invitation to nominate volunteers
The WLA is pleased to invite you to nominate your employee(s) for the WLS 2014 volunteer program. As volunteers, your employees will assist with the event’s logistics and, as the “front-line ambassadors” for the event, they will project the warm and friendly face of the WLA while providing first-class service to our delegates.

The volunteer program for WLS 2014 offers a quality personal and professional development opportunity for your valued employees; a chance for them to learn new skills, make new contacts and create lasting memories.

Selection process and criteria
The WLA is looking to recruit up to 20 international volunteers for the WLS 2014 volunteer program. Each WLA member lottery can nominate up to two employees as volunteers. Volunteers must be able to speak fluent English; any other language is a bonus.
Preference will be given to nominees who have not participated in previous WLA conventions and trade shows as a volunteer.

The WLA will make a selection on the basis of experience, skills, language abilities, and other relevant criteria as detailed in the volunteer nomination form.

Terms and conditions
The WLA will cover the following costs for volunteers:

  • Transportation during the volunteer’s stay in Rome
  • Accommodation and meals from October 31 to November 5 inclusive
  • Training
  • Volunteer uniforms

Should your nominee/s be successful with their application, your lottery will be responsible for organizing and funding their air travel to Rome (including travel insurance). Each volunteer will be responsible for all other personal expenses incurred during their stay in Rome. Details on training, uniforms, and other preparations will be provided to successful nominees in June.

Submission procedure
To submit a nomination for the WLS 2014 volunteer program please use the volunteer nomination form. Please submit one nomination form for each nominated employee. The form must be completed, signed, and returned by facsimile or email, no later than June 13, 2014 to:

World Lottery Association
Attn: Mélissa Azam
500 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, Québec H3A 3G6
Canada Phone: +1-514-282-0273
Fax: +1-514-873-8999

We will contact you by the end of June to let you know if your nominee(s) has been accepted into the Volunteer Program for WLS 2014. We will also contact successful nominees directly to provide them with the information they need to make their volunteering experience enjoyable and enriching.
Should you have any queries regarding the WLS 2014 volunteer program, please e-mail Mélissa Azam at the WLA Montreal business office.