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A Volunteer Exchange Programme Inspired by London 2012. The Wave of Friendship. Lead partner: Volunteer Development Scotland Funded by Legacy Trust to 2013 1 of 4 programmes relating to the values of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Partner: Greater London Volunteering
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The Wave of Friendship • Lead partner: Volunteer Development Scotland • Funded by Legacy Trust to 2013 • 1 of 4 programmes relating to the values of the Olympic and Paralympic Games • Partner: Greater London Volunteering • Supports the exchange of volunteers between Scotland and London, to encourage volunteering and share experiences • Bursaries of up to £500 to cover travel, accommodation and other expenses • The programme will provide grants to 200 volunteers over the four-year period
Information for Volunteers • You can claim up to £500 to cover travel, accommodation and other expenses to volunteer – perhaps even tools to help you carry out the role! • Volunteer activities must be in Scotland (if you’re from London) or London (if you’re from Scotland) • Activities can be one-off (an event), short-term (task-oriented) or long term (up to project end) • Only condition: must demonstrate Olympic and Paralympic Values of friendship, respect, excellence, Courage, Determination, Equality and Inspiration
Information for Organisations Promote opportunities on Wave = new volunteers Encourage friends to accompany existing volunteerson Wave = increase in volunteers back Developing volunteer programme or link up for mutual exchange = expenses for new volunteers Support and send existing volunteers on Wave = volunteer development = volunteer retention = inspiring stories & new ideas Demonstrate your support to 2012 • Want to increase the number of activities or reach of your organisation with support from volunteers? • Don’t have funds to engage more volunteers? • Have a sister organisation or partner you want to work with? • Share good volunteer management and discover new ways of involving volunteers • Want to be involved or connected with London 2012?
Find out more www.peoplemakingwaves.org.uk London contact: Jane/Kerry at GLV firstname.lastname@example.org / 020 7953 7317 Scotland contact: Rebecca at VDS email@example.com