“My hometown has the honour to organise EYOF so I would like to be part of it”

EYOF Gyor 2017 the recruitment of the volunteers

The selection process of the volunteers for the European Youth Olympic Festival 2017 has continued at the headquarters of the Hungarian Olympic Committee. More than 2500 people applied to volunteer at the event in July. One of the candidates said as his hometown has the honour to organise EYOF, she would like to participate in the event, while another applicant would like to write his thesis on volunteer work at the University of Physical Education.

László Fábián, Sports Director of the Hungarian Olympic Committee welcomed the candidates at the occassion. The former Olympic champion said that the EYOF will be the first Olympic event in Hungary and he is sure that both participants and volunteers will enjoy the programs. He added: "I have participated in ten Olympic Games as an athlete or official so I know that Olympics is a great experience for everyone. Volunteer work is essential for the successful implementation of such event."

EYOF the recruitment of the volunteers - 2017 Gyor

Rudolf Pásztor, Volunteer Coordinator in the Organising Committee said to that the recruitment of the volunteers has been taking place in Győr since the end of last June. Mr. Pásztor said: "We are delighted that more than 2500 volunteer applied until the end of January. The selection process started in the middle of January and we are trying to select the most suitable volunteers. We interview the applicants in eight-member groups and spend an almost one-hour session with them. We tell them what we expect from them and they can show their personality, motivation while we are assessing their language skills as well. It is important to add that there is a high level of interest for the event also from abroad."

One of the applicants is the 24-year-old restaurant hostess, Marianna Eső. She used to play handball in the team of Győr and she is still a hobby player and an active supporter of Audi-ETO. She said: "I was born in Győr and I still come back a lot. I continuously see and hear everywhere that Győr will host EYOF, it is impossible to be unaware of it. I believe it is a once in a lifetime experience. As my hometown hosting it, I cannot miss it."
The 23-year-old Adam Bedecs lives in Budapest and he is studying Sports Management at University of Physical Education. He is an active triathlete, ranked third in the country. "I was born and have grown up in Győr. For 3-4 years I have been facing with the fact every day that my home town will host the European Youth Olympic Festival in 2017. I would like to graduate in Sports Management and I hope I can get a lot of work experience as a volunteer. I have worked on three Ironman races before in Budapest and I have learned a lot from those. I hope that I can further develop my skills this summer. I also plan to write my thesis on volunteering and sport organisation."


EYOF 2017 Gyor - the recruitment of the volunteersGábor Fehér trainer said that volunteering at the EYOF not only attracted young people, one of the applicants is more than 80 years old. Győr has a university for seniors, where Zsolt Borkai, the mayor of Győr promoted the Festival and motivated people to volunteer.

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