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On-the-Spot Audio Interview

Audio Interview with David Brettell

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David Brettell was the Manager of Venue Staffing and Volunteers for the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games ('SOCOG"). Susan Ellis interviewed David while she was in Australia and taped the interview for e-Volunteerism.

Questions Asked in Audio Interview:

  • What - if anything - was done to let Games volunteers know about how they might continue volunteering somewhere, somehow once the Olympics were over?
  • What connections - if any - were made with existing volunteer-involving organizations to offer ongoing opportunities?
  • What advice David might have for other organizers of major events about harnessing and re-channeling such a large outpouring of volunteer interest.