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I was born during the ’94 Olympics, so I thought it was a fun thing to do since I study in Lillehammer anyway (Female, b. 1994)

I’ve been a timekeeping volunteer for my local club and in Hafjell for nearly 15 years. I see the Youth Olympic Games as an end of this engagement (Male, b. 1966)

I think it’s fun to be a volunteer when the

Want to help (Male, b. 1972)

shifts at work allow me to (Female, b. 1950)

I’m one of those people you’d call a sports fanatic. I also have previous experience from speed skating. I think short track is too small a discipline in Norway, and I’m hoping that the Youth Olympic Games can help it gain momentum (Male, b. 1968)

Voluntary work is natural for me, I always meet lovely people. And things have to be done if we are to achieve something (Female, b. 1949)

I like volunteering, and I’ve worked for voluntary organisations my whole life (Male, b. 1955)

I’m the leader of a curling club (Male, b. 1946)

To contribute to volunteering and to experience positive energy + the atmosphere (Female, b. 1954)

It’s meaningful to participate, gain experience and meet new people – being useful (Female, b. 1949)

It’s fun to be a part of such a huge event (Female, b. 1963)

Because I finally have time to spare for more extended voluntary activity, as a partial retiree who can manage the workload (Male, b. 1942)

Why do they participate? 

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Profile for Norges idrettshøgskole

Report: Volunteering at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016  

Report: Volunteering at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016