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  • Excited to volunteer for London 2012

    Saturday 28 January 2012

    Dear Friends,

    I want to share a very good piece of personal news with you. I’ve been offered the chance to be "Games Maker" on the athletics team at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

    I am thrilled with this opportunity and know it will be a once in-a-lifetime experience. You can bet I will be telling all my colleagues about the community and getting them to register their hours.

    I applied for a volunteer position back in September 2010, almost two years before the Games. In April 2011, I was interviewed via phone.

    I was surprised that most of ...

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  • European Athletics-UNESCO certificates for Young Leaders Community members

    Tuesday 10 January 2012

    Dear Friends,

    We have now started to send out the European Athletics-UNESCO certificates to those members who have registered the required number of hours (100 for the bronze certificate, 250 for the silver certificate and 500 for the gold certificate).

    Are you doing volunteer work for an event, club, school or special project? If so, be sure to add your hours and upload your photo to your profile so we can send your certificate as our thanks for the effort you put into the sport.

    Don’t forget that “Great oaks from little acorns grow”. Adding your hours and will ...

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