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Skills acquired through volunteering in sport

Coordinated by EOSE with the support of 12 other expert partners, V4V is an Erasmus+ transnational initiative which aims to analyse the sport volunteer workforce, improve recruitment and retention, and create an innovative online self-assessment tool which identifies and showcases their skills and competences to potential employers and education providers.

Volunteers are vital and gain much informal learning which, if made visible, will be a powerful incentive to volunteer recruitment, ease transition into paid employment and career progression, and address skill shortages.

The first partner meeting was organised on May 5th during which the consortium began to plan for a comprehensive mapping of the sport volunteering workforce in Europe; discussing the main areas to focus on during the project research activities. They suggested a range of sources to include in the desk research and discussed the interviews with volunteers and Europe-wide survey of stakeholders which will take place in the project.

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EOSE – European Observatoire of Sport and Employment

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