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EXTREME Hangout - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

EXTREME is a purpose driven company with a unique brand and community that lives at the intersection of adventure sports and entertainment. Our Vision is to drive positive change through extreme and adventure sports. This is realised through our integrated offer that encompasses strategy, design, development, and management of adventurous destinations, hotels and resorts, spectacular events, entertaining media, and engaging brand campaigns.


We operate around three guiding pillars; people, planet, and place. Headquartered in London with bases in Europe and the Middle East, we serve our clients through our passionate and pioneering international team. As founders of The Extreme Sports Channel, operating for over 25 years, and with the backing of Kleinwort Hambros and Soc Gen banks EXTREME is the go-to brand for authentic activation across action and adventure sports.


Our Divisions:


Designing, developing and operating adventure sports and leisure destinations.



Entertaining our 20 million fans daily we achieve over 200m views monthly and provide social media management advertising & sponsorship solutions.



Producing inspirational and entertaining lifestyle events, activations and experiences.



Delivering real business results for our clients through marketing campaigns that harness the power of social, ambassadors and events.



Providing on-water support and services for events, expeditions, and tourist activations around the world.


In all our activities, we strive to promote sports participation, healthy lifestyles, job creation, infrastructure investment and tourism while maintaining a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment. As part of our sustainability efforts, we have launched The Extreme Hangout, a global impact platform, and aligned with five key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We have also joined Planet Mark to measure our impact, committed to 1% For The Planet to give back and are a lead member of the UN’s Sports for Climate Action initiative to raise awareness.


We believe in the future of extreme and adventure sports experiences, events and entertainment and embrace our community for motivating us every day to take EXTREME to the next level.

Job Description



Are you passionate about environmental sustainability and eager to make a difference? We are Seeking volunteers to help and support the Extreme Hangout Team at COP28 in Dubai from the 2nd to the 12th of December 2023.




UAE will host the 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai on 30 Nov to 12 Dec 2023.The COP28 summit will bring global leaders and organisations together to accelerate action towards the goal of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Inspired by our love of adventure sports, the natural world and our passion to protect the planet, EXTREME International established The Extreme Hangout as a climate action events platform in 2021 with the vision to give young changemakers a voice, popularise the climate movement and inspire environmental action.

Young changemakers want their voices heard and have little participation in the formal proceedings. EXTREME has made it its mission to give them a seat at the table and a platform for their voice to be heard.


From 3rd – 12th December 2023, some of the world’s leading organisations & individuals will join us to inspire & drive debate, discussion & action. This is jointly managed & curated with our sponsors, NGOs, and supporters.


A look at previous EXTREME HANGOUT at COP EVENTS


EXTREME Hangout at COP26 Video recap: The EXTREME Hangout at COP26

EXTREME Hangout at COP27 Video recap: The EXTREME Hangout at COP27


About The Opportunity to Volunteer:


We are seeking dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to join our Extreme Hangout team as Event Support Volunteers at COP28. As an Event Support Volunteer, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of the event and creating a positive experience for all attendees. You can choose to volunteer for the full duration of the event or for specific days that suit your availability.


Event Name: EXTREME Hangout COP28

Duration: 2nd to 12th December 2023

Location: Green Zone, Al Forsan Park, Dubai Expo City

Availability: Full-time or part-time during the event days

Commitment: Volunteers can choose to support the event for all 11 days or select specific days based on their availability and preference.


What you will be helping with:


  • The event set-up, including venue preparation, signage, and equipment setup.

  • The takedown of event spaces, ensuring they are visually appealing and well-organized.

  • Coordination of Speakers in between sessions

  • Act as the timekeeper during different sessions of the event, ensuring that scheduled activities and presentations run according to the planned timeline.

  • Managing and directing attendees, providing them with information, assisting with any inquiries and ushering them to designated areas.

  • Assist the video production team in setting up and operating equipment, such as cameras, lighting, sound systems etc.

  • Assist in managing queues, ensuring crowd control, and maintaining a safe and orderly environment.

  • Supporting event organisers in administrative tasks, such as registration, and ticketing.

  • Capture photos and videos of exciting event moments to fuel social media content creation.

  • Act as a positive ambassador for the Extreme Hangout, promoting its key messages and goals to attendees.

  • Collaborate with the event team to ensure the smooth execution of various activities and programs.


Who we are looking for:


  • People with a passion for environmental sustainability and a desire to contribute to its promotion.

  • Living near Al Forsan Park, Dubai

  • Friendly and outgoing people with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to engage with event attendees and provide them with valuable information.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and follow instructions from event organizers.

  • Reliable and punctual, with a strong sense of responsibility towards assigned duties.

  • Prior experience in event support or similar roles is beneficial but not mandatory.




  • A chance to actively contribute to environmental sustainability initiatives through a high-profile event.

  • Opportunity to gain experience in event management and community engagement.

  • Networking opportunities with like-minded individuals, environmental experts, and professionals

  • Certificate of appreciation highlighting your valuable contribution to the event.

  • Receive an Extreme Hangout t-shirt and other branded merchandise.


Join The Extreme Hangout Team and contribute to an event that fosters environmental sustainability awareness and action, making a positive impact on our environment and communities. If you are interested volunteering, please apply with your CV, a short cover letter outlining your interest/involvement in sustainability and the specific days you can volunteer. Thank you and good luck.


Selected candidates will be contacted and invited for a brief interview to discuss further details. Together, let's promote sustainability and inspire others to make a difference!


More about EXTREME Hangout


Inspired by our love of the outdoors, adventure sports and our passion to protect the planet, Extreme International established The Extreme Hangout as an events sustainability impact platform to give young people a voice around climate issues and drive environmental action.

Launched in 2021 The Extreme Hangout became a leading fringe event at COP26 in Glasgow. We took over a repurposed ferry on the River Clyde, created a hub and delivered 11 days of inspiring conferences and evening entertainment. Over 6000 people came to hear and be motivated by more than 200 incredible speakers from Bear Grylls to Lily Cole, all of which delivered 5 million video impressions off the live stream and video on demand service.

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