As part of the project, each Youthworker (undertaking a mobility project) and EVS volunteers have to undertake a few tasks in order to ensure a large visibility to Olympic Legacy.
Why do you have to do that?
- First to show to our funders that you are doing a great work
- and most importantly to inspire other young people to undertake the same kind of project
What do you have to do? (compulsory)
You need to send regularly (every month) news about you in your project to Everything is Possible, who will publish them on the Olympic Legacy website:
- a testimony which can be in the format you want: written, video podcast, etc. (see below for more info)
- a few pictures (see below for more info)
What can you also do? (optional)
- publish some news on social media (don’t forget to add the hashtag #olympiclegacy (in English or in your language + for Twitter: @eispossible or Twitter ID of your organisation)
- contact the media (we can help you): If a journalist wants to do an article about you, please mention that you are doing a European Voluntary Service project as part of the Olympic Legacy project supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.
If you create any other document/platform, please mention that this is a European Voluntary Service project, part of the Olympic Legacy project supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.
About your testimony
As mentioned, your testimony can be in different formats:
- written: It doesn’t have to be long: around 300 words.
- video podcast: keep it short! Max 3 minutes.
But please make sure to deliver it in English, especially for the videos (it can be in your own language with subtitles)
What to speak about?
Those testimonies are not there to evaluate your project but just to speak about what you did (in your project and free time) and mostly what you’ve learnt for the past month. Here are a few question/subjects which you could answer/speak about in some of your testimonies:
- For your first testimony: Tell us about yourself… (name, country/city, age, and your professional activities before the EVS).
- For your first testimony: Any cultural shock?
- What did you do in your project this month?
- What did you do during your free time?
- What did you learn during your project (personally and professionally) for the past month ?
- at the end: Would you recommend this experience to others?
- What do you want to do after your project?
- language barrier
IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE THE WORD ‘’TRIP’’, as it is not a holiday! Rather use the words ‘’volunteering’’, ‘’experience’’, etc
About the pictures
This guide will explain you what kind of pictures we are looking for. Ideally we need landscape format pictures of yourself, not looking at the camera (except for some group pictures), in action in their project, accommodation, free time, etc.