Volunteer management at the paralympic games

Tracey J. Dickson, F. Anne Terwiel, Fiona Buick

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    Abstract

    Large events require volunteers; from the Olympic Games and Paralympics Games to the FIFA World Cup, mega events could not be staged without the countless person-hours of work provided by willing volunteers. The International Paralympic Committee considers volunteering as “the backbone of the organization’s network that promotes sporting opportunities for people with disabilities” (https://www.paralympic.org/sites/default/files/document/131125102629752_Paralympics_and_Volunteering.pdf), both during the Paralympic Games, and at other events supported by the International Paralympic Committee.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationManaging the Paralympics
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Pages193-216
    Number of pages24
    ISBN (Electronic)9781137435224
    ISBN (Print)9781137435200
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

    Publication series

    NameManaging the Paralympics

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