More than 24 thousand people from around the world wich to become volunteers at the II European Games
The base of volunteers for work at the II European Games already has more than 24 thousand applications from representatives of different countries of the world. This was announced by the head of the communications, public relations and mass media department of the Directorate of the II European Games of 2019 foundation, Alexei Bogdanovich, at an informational meeting in the Gomel regional executive committee.
Reception of applications will end in April. After that, about 8 thousand volunteers will be identified, who will work in more than 25 functional areas at the II European Games. “Now we are talking not about recruiting volunteers, but over selection – more than three people claim one place,” said Aleksey Bogdanovich. Interviews are conducted with applicants, including through the Internet. The choice of candidates takes into account the knowledge of foreign languages, the desire and ability to work in a team and other aspects.
The geography of volunteers at the sports forum covers all continents, said the head of the department. There are interested people from the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, and representatives of Asian countries have shown interest. Connect to the movement and all 50 participating countries. A large number of volunteers are expected from Russia. As for the Belarusian volunteers, some of them have already tested their strength, gained valuable experience at the World Cup in Russia.
II European Games will be held in Minsk from 21 to 30 June. More than 4 thousand athletes from 50 countries will compete for 199 sets of awards in 15 sports. Competitions in eight types will qualify for the XXXII Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo.