Launch of Games Time Greeters

The search for 300-plus volunteers to become Games Time Kent Greeters was launched by Visit Kent at Penshurst Place by Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson, MP for Faversham and Mid-Kent.

The search for 300-plus volunteers to become Games Time Kent Greeters was launched by Visit Kent at Penshurst Place by Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson, MP for Faversham and Mid-Kent. The project is funded by Kent County Council’s Sport, Leisure and Olympics Service and delivered in partnership with Voluntary Action Maidstone. The Kent volunteer ambassadors will provide support and advice to residents and visitors from 17 July to 9 September. Games Time Kent Greeters will be part of a group of like-minded people, benefit from certificated training opportunities, receive free travel and refreshments for volunteering shifts, a free official 2012 uniform and backpack, and a souvenir 2012 pin badge. Application forms are available from libraries, volunteer centres and council Gateway service centres across Kent or apply online at: www.visitkentbusiness.co.uk/gamestimegreeters. The deadline is 6 April and you must be over 18.