The Unsung Heroes: Volunteers at the 37th National Games

The ongoing 37th National Games in Goa has seen an overwhelming response from college-goers and sports enthusiasts who have signed up as volunteers. For many, this is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration. Utilizing the opportunity of hosting the National Games, Goa has attracted volunteers from all districts, each sharing a single goal: to spread joy at the event. The volunteers, including Sunil from Margao, who is serving as a media volunteer at Colva Beach, have wholeheartedly embraced the experience. With opportunities for paid internships and extra credits, the volunteer experience has become even more rewarding for the participants. Each venue has hundreds of volunteers, who are managed by Volunteer Managers like Rishav Sharma. The opportunity to interact with various stakeholders and athletes has made the experience fulfilling for many like Claude Beranza, a volunteer at the Peddem Indoor Sports Complex in Mapusa. All in all, the volunteers at the National Games Goa 2023 have been the heartbeat of the event, making each moment worthwhile.