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Who's volunteered for the olympics?

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    Just asking if anyone on TSR applied for a volunteering job for 2012. If so, which sport are you hoping to be involved in?

    I'm hopefully going to have a place in Fencing - Badminton would have been better for me, but considering I have fenced in the past (for a good few years) I'm hoping I could get a slightly better job than just stewarding. We'll see - my interview's in June - will be a nice excuse to have a gander round London too.
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    Has anyone actually heard anything about the volunteering stuff? I got an email about 2 months ago saying they hadn't forgotten about me, and were going through the applicants, but haven't heard anything more since.
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    (Original post by Kash:))
    Has anyone actually heard anything about the volunteering stuff? I got an email about 2 months ago saying they hadn't forgotten about me, and were going through the applicants, but haven't heard anything more since.
    I have an interview on the 10th June. I'm being considered for a role in the Event Services Team and I'm really quite nervous about it. I have no idea what to expect really so I hope I get some more information from them before this.
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    (Original post by Kash:))
    Has anyone actually heard anything about the volunteering stuff? I got an email about 2 months ago saying they hadn't forgotten about me, and were going through the applicants, but haven't heard anything more since.
    I got the same email, but haven't heard anything since either. I can't remember if I actually finished my application though!!
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    If you go on their website the selection events are as follows:

    London - February 2011 - March 2012
    Weymouth and Portland - March 2011
    Salford - March - April 2011
    Belfast - April 2011
    Glasgow - May 2011
    Gateshead - May - June 2011
    Cardiff - June 2011
    Coventry - June - July 2011
    Plymouth - August 2011

    So if you're near London, Coventry or Plymouth you may yet to hear from them. If not then you may not have an interview. You could contact them though to make sure?
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    (Original post by crazeesurf)
    If you go on their website the selection events are as follows:

    London - February 2011 - March 2012
    Weymouth and Portland - March 2011
    Salford - March - April 2011
    Belfast - April 2011
    Glasgow - May 2011
    Gateshead - May - June 2011
    Cardiff - June 2011
    Coventry - June - July 2011
    Plymouth - August 2011

    So if you're near London, Coventry or Plymouth you may yet to hear from them. If not then you may not have an interview. You could contact them though to make sure?
    I'm london. That's Feb till March 2012, so loads of time yet.. :unsure:
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    (Original post by crazeesurf)
    I have an interview on the 10th June. I'm being considered for a role in the Event Services Team and I'm really quite nervous about it. I have no idea what to expect really so I hope I get some more information from them before this.
    Good luck!!!!
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    Had my interview in April for Event Services.. Told me it would take a year for them to get back to me.. Hope i get it!
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    I have an interview on Friday. I've picked to work in any area from Art and culture, Environment, Music, General and helping, and Marketing, PR and media (this is just from looking at my application form). Whoop, should be fun . Good luck everyone :yy:
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    (Original post by charrrrles)
    Had my interview in April for Event Services.. Told me it would take a year for them to get back to me.. Hope i get it!
    Woah, that's a long wait! :eek: Ah well, I bet it'll pass quickly though, and you'll be doing it in no time :yep:
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    (Original post by CherryCherryBoomBoom)
    I have an interview on Friday. I've picked to work in any area from Art and culture, Environment, Music, General and helping, and Marketing, PR and media (this is just from looking at my application form). Whoop, should be fun . Good luck everyone :yy:
    Where abouts are from? Just asking, wondering how long it'll be for mine... i'm London area.
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    (Original post by Kash:))
    Where abouts are from? Just asking, wondering how long it'll be for mine... i'm London area.
    Yeah, I'm in the London area too :yep:
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    (Original post by charrrrles)
    Had my interview in April for Event Services.. Told me it would take a year for them to get back to me.. Hope i get it!
    What was it like?
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    Hey there. I had my interview in Manchester last month for the Accreditation Team. We will know of the decisions starting in October (they told us that and it says on the website).

    The whole process is very relaxed and welcoming. The interview is competency based. This means you talk about your past experiences and any skills you have which would make you a good Games Maker. Good Luck !
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    I reeeeeeeeeeeally want my interview soon then. I feel ready and motivated for it.
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    (Original post by crazeesurf)
    What was it like?
    Just like a job interview, they asked questions like "What makes you a good leader?" "why did you apply for the role?" stuff like that. Was an interesting experience thought
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    (Original post by charrrrles)
    Just like a job interview, they asked questions like "What makes you a good leader?" "why did you apply for the role?" stuff like that. Was an interesting experience thought
    Is it a one-on-one situation or a group interview?
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    (Original post by crazeesurf)
    Is it a one-on-one situation or a group interview?
    Erm well you sorta get to meet everyone, have a tour of whatever venue you are in, then you watch a DVD, then you have a one to one interview with a person. That's what happened to me, but probably different everywhere else...
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    I have an interview in July, sooo excited
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    Had my interview in Gateshead last Tuesday, am being considered for the Anti Doping Team.

    It went pretty well, definitely seemed to impress the interviewer, so we'll just have to see what happens come Oct/Nov. I am quietly optomistic about it, have to say.

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