Volunteering at the Heart of Sport: Creating a legacy for 2012 GLV 2012 Volunteering Legacy  Get Set, GO! 9 th  March 2009
PRO-ACTIVE London Partnerships
Joining delivery systems
Milestones to date A gap between sectors Introductions followed by understanding regional sport and volunteering infrastru...
Case study across London <ul><li>Joint Youth Volunteering Officer (Sport) -  Central </li></ul><ul><li>Sports club engagem...
South London “Crew Scheme”
Where are we now?
Lead Bodies and Partners <ul><li>Creating a platform for </li></ul><ul><li>volunteers to find </li></ul><ul><li>opportunit...
Challenges and Opportunities <ul><li>Working with Governing Bodies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To help deliver London objective...
We need a strategic approach to major events in London to maximise the opportunities for sporting benefits. Greater involv...
<ul><li>To stage an inspirational Games that capture the imagination of young people around the world and leave a lasting ...
Defining the Legacy <ul><li>Legacy of future volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy of education and training </li></ul><ul><...
Connecting aspiration to opportunity  <ul><li>LOCOG role to work with partners to connect those interested in being a Game...
2012 Volunteering Legacy.... <ul><li>A programme that captures and draws on the skills that exist in sport. </li></ul><ul>...
LDA London 2012 Legacy Plan for Sport <ul><li>£15.5 million  over three years to 2012 announced by the Mayor. </li></ul><u...
What would we like to get out of the day..... <ul><li>The smartest and most efficient way to work: </li></ul><ul><li>GLV r...
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  1. 1. Volunteering at the Heart of Sport: Creating a legacy for 2012 GLV 2012 Volunteering Legacy Get Set, GO! 9 th March 2009
  2. 2. PRO-ACTIVE London Partnerships
  3. 3. Joining delivery systems
  4. 4. Milestones to date A gap between sectors Introductions followed by understanding regional sport and volunteering infrastructure Sports Volunteering Strategic Development Manager PRO-ACTIVE London Teams Joint events, meaningful communication and engagement CSPANs established with Volunteer Centre representation Joint Volunteer recruitment and support programmes Working in partnership: Signposting Agreements Joint projects Shared Officers Good practice with clubs Linked Projects
  5. 5. Case study across London <ul><li>Joint Youth Volunteering Officer (Sport) - Central </li></ul><ul><li>Sports club engagement event and bid for sports volunteering development officer - East </li></ul><ul><li>Step into Sport project grants (Elevate Crew) – South </li></ul><ul><li>Formal Step into Sport links to v teams (and VCs) - West </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Coordinator post - North </li></ul><ul><li>Other examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Centre managers are represented on CSPANs </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting resources from the GLV 2012 volunteering legacy project to clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing volunteer good practice through sports networks and NGBs </li></ul><ul><li>Clubs hosting volunteer committee members found through the volunteer centre </li></ul>
  6. 6. South London “Crew Scheme”
  7. 7. Where are we now?
  8. 8. Lead Bodies and Partners <ul><li>Creating a platform for </li></ul><ul><li>volunteers to find </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities in sport </li></ul>Having the ability to match people with places Creating joint recruiting and support projects A pool of potential ‘2012’ volunteers
  9. 9. Challenges and Opportunities <ul><li>Working with Governing Bodies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To help deliver London objectives in Whole Sport Plans. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Working with Local Authorities and community groups: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To help deliver sport plans; and plug gaps that won’t be filled by a focus on clubs. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Capitalising on the build-up to 2012 : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We need to identify and develop more events and other opportunities to maximise the interest and excitement generated by the build-up to 2012. This is important: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>if we are to demonstrate how 2012 can ‘add value’ and use the lessons learned to inform and shape the sporting legacy for hosting future major events; and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to help build a credible case for funding beyond 2013. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. We need a strategic approach to major events in London to maximise the opportunities for sporting benefits. Greater involvement of clubs . Other annual events include Wimbledon and the London Marathon. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016-2019 Twenty/20 World Cup Table Tennis (English Open) Tour de France stage Olympic & Paralympic Games Beach Volleyball World Champ’s Tour de France ‘Grand Depart’ Rugby Union World Cup Table Tennis World Cup (2016) The Ashes Champions League Final Olympics test events Basketball European Champ’s Track Cycling World Champ’s Women’s Football World Cup Solheim Cup (2017) ATP World Tour Olympic test events NBA ‘All Star’ event Hockey World Cup ABA Boxing World Champ’s Athletics European Cup (2017) World Gymnastics Champ’s Badminton World Champ’s Track Cycling World Cup test event Athletics World Champ’s Football World Cup (2018) Triathlon World Cup BMX World Cup Youth Olympic Games (2018) Beach Volley ball World Tour Cricket World Cup (2019) FINA Swimming 10k/5k event The Ashes (2019) Modern Pentathlon World Champ’s
  11. 11. <ul><li>To stage an inspirational Games that capture the imagination of young people around the world and leave a lasting legacy.. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Defining the Legacy <ul><li>Legacy of future volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy of education and training </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy of Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy of Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy of Perception </li></ul><ul><li>Physical legacy </li></ul>
  13. 13. Connecting aspiration to opportunity <ul><li>LOCOG role to work with partners to connect those interested in being a Games time volunteer with existing volunteering opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>PRO-ACTIVEs can provide a package of opportunities both Games related and non Games related </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clubs and local activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Major Events held in the region in the build up to 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre Games Training Camps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural Olympiad </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. 2012 Volunteering Legacy.... <ul><li>A programme that captures and draws on the skills that exist in sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Create our pool of volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Build in commitment, reward, recognition and sense of community </li></ul>
  15. 15. LDA London 2012 Legacy Plan for Sport <ul><li>£15.5 million over three years to 2012 announced by the Mayor. </li></ul><ul><li>Matched funding means potential Legacy fund of over £30 million. </li></ul><ul><li>Funding will be for projects/initiatives with a clear link to the Legacy Plan aims and objectives. </li></ul>
  16. 16. What would we like to get out of the day..... <ul><li>The smartest and most efficient way to work: </li></ul><ul><li>GLV role at a sub-regional level </li></ul><ul><li>Structures to make it practical </li></ul>

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