Be a part of Expo 2020 Dubai

Fancy volunteering for Expo 2020 Dubai? Here’s how to get involved

Be a part of Expo 2020 Dubai

Feeling excited for Expo 2020 Dubai yet? Want to have your once-in-a-lifetime experience as part of the World’s Greatest Show? The Expo 2020 Volunteers programme features a diverse mix of UAE nationals and expats, with 30,000 volunteers to be the ‘face’ of the global celebration. More than 45 roles, from event managing to welcoming guests, are available to register for.

Registration is now open, with several thousand volunteers already selected.

Volunteer Rokeya Salim was born and raised in the UAE. She wants to volunteer because of what her children, and the next generation can learn from Expo.

“It will be a once in a lifetime opportunity and I like being a volunteer,” she tells Time Out Dubai. “I’m looking forward to learning new skills, meeting new people and being part of something big. It’s like an A to Z, everyone from young people to adults can be involved.”

Volunteers will be an essential part of Expo 2020 Dubai, giving up more than 16 million hours of their time to take part.

To be eligible you must be over 18 as of October 20, 2020, hold a valid Emirates ID and be able to volunteer for more than ten shifts within a two month period from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021. Once you get through the first stage of the process there will be interviews and four days of training.

And don’t worry about your threads not being cool enough, volunteers will be dressed by Emirati de-signer Latifa Al Gurg, founder of fashion label Twisted Roots, after she won a competition to design Expo’s workforce uniforms.

Visit to find out how to get involved.

With less than one year to go, momentum for Expo 2020 Dubai is growing. And on Sunday October 20 US superstar Mariah Carey visited Dubai to perform at the 1 Year To Go celebrations. For all the images from her show, click here.

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Oct 20, 2020-Apr 10, 2021. Dubai South,

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