In the Voronezh region started resource center of volunteering development

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Resource centre of volunteering development on Monday began work at the regional youth center, said on Monday the Voronezh regional Duma.

«The center will use the five employees who will be engaged in developing standards for volunteer participation in projects, establishing a partnership network of NGOs, authorities and business», — stated in the message.

In addition, the planned formation of a personnel reserve of the region through the creation of a volunteer base, monitoring and evaluation of the volunteer community, the development of effective tools for motivating volunteers. «Also, the centre planned to hold seminars and training events for volunteers», — added in the message.

About necessity of creation of the resource center, it was at a meeting with representatives of the volunteer movement in the region on 27 March, during which the Chairman of the Voronezh regional Duma Vladimir Netesov discussed with the volunteer legal regulation and support of volunteer activities. Then the volunteers were told that they needed the center, which will coordinate their work and will make it more effective. Also the issue of the development of the volunteer movement were discussed in Moscow on March 29 in the meeting of the Board of legislators of the Central Federal district, Netesov took part in it.

According to him, Voronezh oblast, one of the first in the country adopted a regional law on volunteerism, which allowed us to determine the basic principles of this work.

«Now in the Voronezh region there are more than 500 volunteer associations, and the center for coordination of volunteer activities at the regional level of the region is extremely necessary. It will be for the volunteers where they can get advice and background information, recruit personnel, train them volunteer work and distribute them to assist in the most important areas,» said Netesov in his speech.

Last week during the meeting of the Voronezh regional Duma deputies have made changes to the regional law «on regional budget for 2018 and the planning period of 2019 and 2020».

«In particular, increase allocations from the contingency funds of the regional budget the Department of education, science and youth policy of the Voronezh region. In accordance with the adjustments of the regional youth center got in establishment of the resource centre for the development of volunteering in the Voronezh region, 550 thousand rubles», – said the Chairman of legislative Assembly Vladimir Netesov.

This year has been declared Year of the volunteer in Russia. Speaking at a meeting in June in Voronezh II all-Russian seminar-meeting with representatives of the regional organising committees of the year of the volunteer (volunteer) from 70 regions of the Russian Federation, the head of the region Alexander Gusev, drew attention to the need to support voluntary work by the state and noted that in 2018 will significantly increase support of the volunteer movement in the Voronezh region.

The Department of education, science and youth policy of the Voronezh region creates and maintains database of volunteers. Today, the region employs over 500 voluntary associations, the number of volunteers is more than 30 thousand.

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