The role of volunteers WorldSkills 2019 expect more than 12 thousand people from 70 countries

© RIA Novosti / Nina ЗотинаWorldSkills Kazan 2019. Archival photoThe role of volunteers WorldSkills 2019 expect more than 12 thousand people from 70 countries© RIA Novosti news Agency / Nina zotina

The center is recruiting volunteers of the world championship of professional skills WorldSkills 2019 Kazan opened in Kazan, today the role of the volunteers of the championship claimed more than 12 thousand people from 70 countries, according to the organizing Committee.

The world championship WorldSkills-2019 will be held in Kazan on 22-27 August. The capital of Tatarstan was chosen as the host city of the Championships at the General Assembly of WorldSkills International in Sao Paulo in August 2015. For this right it competed with Paris and Charleroi, Belgium. It is expected that the participants of the championship in Kazan will be about 1.6 thousand young people under the age of 22 (in some competencies up to 25 years) from about 70 countries. Determine the best in over 50 skills. It is expected about 250 thousand visitors.

«The launch of the application campaign for the volunteers of the championship was held in October 2017 in Sochi at the world festival of youth and students. Since the start of the candidates around the world have the opportunity to fill out a form and apply. To date, filed more than 12 thousand applications from more than 70 countries. The campaign will run until 31 December 2018», — stated in the message.

As noted, the priority of the organizing Committee is the implementation of the volunteer program at the Federal level and the maximum the inclusion of volunteers from different regions of Russia. This was accomplished through a nationwide competition to become the resource center for volunteers of the championship, the results of which were determined 15 winners, received the status of resource centers to recruit volunteers. They appeared in the Krasnoyarsk, Primorsky, Khabarovsk territories, the Astrakhan and Sverdlovsk regions, the Republic of Udmurtia, the Republic of Karelia, Novosibirsk region, Stavropol region, Rostov, Irkutsk, Chelyabinsk regions, Chuvash Republic, Krasnodar territory, Moscow.

The organizing Committee plans to attract 3.5 thousand volunteers from Russia and other countries on more than 20 functional areas (93 different positions). They will be used at competition venues for each of the competencies in the service areas (transport, accreditation, equipment, catering, etc.), to accompany the national teams, as well as information stations on the territory of Kazan.

The candidate selection stage will last until the end of March 2019. Training of volunteers will begin in the spring of 2019. In accordance with international standards to every volunteer by the organizing Committee will have a number of services. Among them, life insurance and health, nutrition and drinking water during shifts, free travel on public transport, accommodation local and international volunteers in Kazan, special equipment, and an official certificate/letter marketing kit for volunteers, staffs volunteers at the venues of the Championships, the program of motivation, encouragement.

WorldSkills international is a worldwide movement whose goal is to promote working professions, raising the status and standards of vocational training and qualifications across the globe. The Russian Federation joined the international movement WorldSkills in 2012.

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