On October 25, 1000 participants of the forum "Volunteer" including active young people from 85 regions of Russia, gave start to the application campaign for the volunteers of the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students.
During the next 125 days Russians and foreigners can become part of the Festival by filling in a form on the website russia2017.com. It should be noted that representatives of the silver volunteering, which comprises people over 50 years old, can apply too. More than 7000 volunteers will be selected and prepared for the main youth event under the slogan «For peace and friendship!»
Furthermore, were announced the results of the contest for the right to become a center of attraction and training of volunteers for the Festival. Among 20 winners there are not only volunteer centers of universities, but also non-profit organizations, public associations and public institutions*
We remind you that the Organizing Committee received 76 applications, 20 of which are from non-profit organizations of all forms of ownership, 40 - educational institutions of higher and secondary vocational education, 16 - public institutions engaged in activities for the development of volunteering in the Russian Federation and work with youth. There were applications from organizations of 8 federal districts, 47 regions of the country.
*List of winners:
25 april 2016
The contribution to the consolidation of an atmosphere of trust and understanding in the international arena
18 february 2016
Vladimir Putin and representatives of Russian organizations attended the meeting