"It belongs to everyone who helped me along the way - the entire community. I would like nothing more than to help our children win gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Games, and that's why I'm working hard to bring the Olympic Games to the Bay Area in 2012. Please join us!"
- Brandi Chastain
U.S. Olympian, WUSA Bay Area Cyberrays
San Francisco 2012’s bid has benefited
from the help of over 3,000 volunteers thus
far. From working on the original bid submission
in 2000 to offering ongoing advice and assistance
in a variety of professional fields, our
supporters have worked together to achieve
one common goal: to bring the 2012 Olympic
Games to the San Francisco Bay Area!
Upon signing-up to get involved (below),
new volunteers will be added to the San
Francisco 2012 secure database and will
The BASOC e-News, a monthly
newsletter that updates supporters on the
progress of the bid and features regular
Olympian interviews, event recaps, and alerts
about upcoming activities.
Volunteer e-mails on a weekly basis that
detail ways to get involved with our bid
efforts. Regular volunteer opportunities
Helping at the San Francisco 2012
offices in Palo Alto or San Francisco.
Tasks range from answering phones and assisting
with administrative matters to working on
ongoing office projects.
Becoming involved with Training
for 2012, San Francisco 2012’s
youth program. Training for 2012 is BASOC’s
commitment to encouraging Bay Area youth
to be physically active, while educating
and inspiring them about the Olympic Games
and their founding ideals. Volunteer opportunities
include acting as a liaison between San
Francisco 2012 and a participating youth
organization, or encouraging local schools
and community centers to incorporate Training
for 2012 into their curriculums.
Offering writing or editing assistance
for our monthly newsletter, the BASOC e-News,
or our website, www.basoc2012.org.
Working San Francisco 2012 informational
booths at events throughout the
Bay Area. Events include professional sports
games and regional-, national-, and international-level
competitions in the full spectrum of Olympic
sports. Distributing informational materials
and answering questions about our Olympic
bid increases support and awareness in the
Bay Area sporting community.
Assisting with the Bridge Builder
program to increase the range of
our commemorative pin initiative and number
of Bay Area Bridge Builders.
Using your skill-set on
specific or ongoing projects relying upon
finance, marketing, graphic design, information
technology and event preparations experience.