Selection Event Volunteer programme application – GLASGOW

We are conducting the UK’s biggest ever peace-time recruitment campaign – and we need your help! As a selection event volunteer, you will help us to interview aspiring Games Makers, while developing new skills and making new friends.This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Personal details

Title / Mr Mrs Miss Ms Other (please specify)
First name
Daytime phone number
Email address

Application information

The Glasgowselection event will be held at the Science CentrefromWednesday 4 May until Sunday15 May 2011.Selection event volunteers will be expected tovolunteer for a minimum of fourshifts. Shifts will lastfive hours and you’ll volunteer for either a morning or an afternoon shift.

Please tick the four (or more) days that you are available to volunteer. We will try where possible to allocate you to these days, but this is not guaranteed.

Wed 4 May Wed 11 May
Thur 5 May Thur 12 May
Fri 6 May Fri 13 May
Sat 7 May Sat 14 May
Sun 8 May Sun 15 May
Please tick to confirm you can attend our training sessionon Saturday16April
Please tell us why you would like to be a selection event volunteer:
What skills and experience can you bring to LOCOG? (This can be work-related, or gained through volunteering, education, personal experience or hobbies)

Optional additional questions

Have you ever applied to LOCOG for a paid role? / Yes No
Do you have any dietary or accessibility requirements?
Please give details: / Yes No


Selection event volunteers are expected todisplay the following:

  • Flexibility – you should be adaptable and able to learn from different situations and deal with changing priorities.
  • Friendliness – you should be helpful, welcoming and supportive of team members.
  • A positive attitude – you should be enthusiastic, service-focused and have a 'can do' attitude.

Selection event volunteers must:

  • be aged 18 years old or over on 1 January 2011;
  • have excellent communication skills;
  • have good written and verbal English;
  • be able to volunteer for a minimum of four shifts;
  • attend a one-day training course to learn about selection event volunteering;
  • be eligible to volunteer within the UK in accordance with immigration rules; and
  • sign a confidentiality agreement and letter of agreement.

I am applying to volunteer with LOCOG. I hereby declare that the information I have given in this application is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that if I am accepted as a selection event volunteer I must inform LOCOG immediately of any changes to my personal circumstances.

I (insert name) accept these terms and conditions Yes DATE:

If youhave any questions, please read theFAQ sheet.

Please return this form toy 14 January 2011.