1. Promoting volunteerism with a starting point in sport organisations.
EuroVolNet activities have been instrumental in developing and expanding sport organizations competences in volunteer recruitment, management and retention.
11 new „voluntary services‟ action plans.
2. Engage national and local sport organisations from Europe in networking and best practice exchange with a view to qualifying existing and developing new initiatives.
Project partners and extended project beneficiaries (respondents to open invitation) engagement at thematic seminars where best practice examples will be put forward for peer-to-peer debate and discussion.
17 European sport organizations participate in each of the 2 seminars, and evaluate their benefit to be “Positive” or “Very positive”. Collect, document and valorise examples of innovative volunteer engagement, management and retention.
Seminar proceedings will be published and incorporated into the workshop as basis for 11 future action plans. All examples will further be published on the project web site and disseminated via email and newsletters (5 ex), reaching more than 120 national and international level organizations and more than 5000 individuals.
3. Identify, and valorise best practices of collected and documented examples of innovative volunteer engagement, management and retention.
Best Practises are disseminated and form the basis for the Volunteer Services Tutorial , launched as a public resource for European sport organizations and stakeholder associations.
4. Preparation of future actions in promotion of volunteerism.
Concrete partner recommendations for future actions to further strengthen competences in voluntary work. These recommendations will include content-specific proposals to European Commission programmes such as EU Sport Programme, LifeLongLearning, Youth in Action, and Citizenship.as well as to national level governments, responsible for the framework conditions of volunteering.