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Content Summary........................................................................................................................................ 5 Overview of the tables......................................................................................................... 9 Overview of the figures....................................................................................................... 10 Introduction.................................................................................................................................. 11 Background to the study.................................................................................................... 11 The volunteers of the Games............................................................................................ 11 Our questions......................................................................................................................... 12 Method...................................................................................................................................... 12 The structure of the report................................................................................................. 14 PART 1 ............................................................................................................................................ 15 Who are the volunteers?........................................................................................................ 15 Demographics........................................................................................................................ 15 Sports affiliation.................................................................................................................... 20 The volunteering experience............................................................................................ 21 Volunteering at events........................................................................................................ 21 PART 2: .......................................................................................................................................... 25 Why do they participate?....................................................................................................... 25 Motives for general volunteering.................................................................................... 25 Why do they volunteer at the Youth Olympic Games?........................................... 32 Summary Part 2..................................................................................................................... 34 PART 3: .......................................................................................................................................... 38 Preparations and expectations.......................................................................................... 38 Summary Part 3..................................................................................................................... 42 PART 4............................................................................................................................................. 46 The experience........................................................................................................................... 46 The values of the Youth Olympic Games..................................................................... 46 Section affiliation and roles.............................................................................................. 47 Leadership roles.................................................................................................................... 48 The workload........................................................................................................................... 48 Satisfaction............................................................................................................................. 49 Comparison with a different event................................................................................. 56 Relationship with the leaders.......................................................................................... 57 Summary Part 4..................................................................................................................... 59

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Report: Volunteering at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016  

Report: Volunteering at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016