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29th SEA Games Volunteering Experience (Part 2)

Continuing from my previous post.
Opening Ceremony (OC) It's finally the day that we were waiting for. All volunteers were scheduled to duty on that day to assist. I was not exempted.

There was supposed to be a briefing at 2pm. However, as I had something to do, I could only arrive at about 5pm. By the time I arrived, I immediately went to the gate our group was assigned to and had a little short briefing with my team. We basically guide the visitors to their seats from the time I arrived till the end of the event, at about 10pm. However, the instructions given were not cleared that everyone had a different interpretation. It was a chaos, but we tried to be flexible and did what we could.

Since we were told not to bring our bags, I expected that they provide drinks for us as per the "13000 Volunteers Gathering". However, they did not. So, we had to buy the drinks by ourselves. The queue was long and so did the waiting time for the drinks to be served. We, therefore, took…

29th SEA Games Volunteering Experience

The 29th SEA Games has ended about two weeks ago. I thought of posting my volunteering experience earlier but as I was quite busy, it is delayed till now.

The 29th SEA Games event was held mainly in Kuala Lumpur from 19th of Aug till 30th of Aug. Being a host country after 16 years, how could I not join in the fun? And so, I applied to be a volunteer last year July. Of course, I pulled my sister to join in as well. Through the official webpage, we were required to fill in our details and were allowed to choose the games and position we desired. All done and what's left was to wait for the result.

The result of the application was then notified to us in January via email. As there were a large amount of applicants, every applicants might receive notification on a different date. I thought I was rejected, at first, as my sister had received it earlier. Thankfully, I received it on a later date. I would have been so depressed if I had not received it. After the notification, it was …