More than 400 Ural’s volunteers have become closer to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
The 01 of June had a chance to become a part of a mega event at the University.
At the beginning of the summer the University has become a landmark destination once again, the recruitment campaign of volunteers for 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup. More than 400 people filled the forms in real time.
The interviews with the candidates in volunteers of Organizing Committee, in professional team that will coordinate the work at the venues, accompany foreign delegations, make accreditation and many others, will take place in Volunteer Center of 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is based in Ural Federal University. Moreover, the Volunteer Center will also prepare city volunteers, those who are going to communicate with city services and facilities, and also show visitors the capital of the Urals.
“I have been fond of football since I was 10, I even have a favourite team. I like such major events and I would love to visit the championship to see how it works, and of course to help in its implementation” – the Ural Radio Technical College named after A. S. Popov’ student Svetlana Soldatova says.
It is planned to involve about 5500 volunteers for the 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup, 15 000 activists will take part in organizing the first in Russian history FIFA World Cup. The experts of “The Volunteers of the Urals” center should select 1 300 volunteers for organizing committee and 1 000 city volunteers.
“Today is a significant day for us. The work of volunteer center moves to the stage of constant communication with the candidates in volunteers almost in full time regime. We have a specific aim, which is to prepare a huge team of volunteers. I am sure that we will accomplish this aim successfully!” – Aleksander Antimonov, the director of volunteer center of FIFA World Cup in Ekaterinburg, stated.
The recruitment campaign will last till the end of the Year 2016. Those who want to become a volunteer of Organizing Committee “Russia 2018” can apply on ru.fifa.com/volunteers, and of course, not only students can become volunteers. “The activities of foreign volunteers are welcomed; the FIFA World Cup is a global event. The more representatives of other areas, the more it says that our center, city and the region are attractive for the people” – Dmitry Burkov, the first vice-rector of the University said.Recall that Volunteer center of Ural Federal University received an official status of the volunteer center of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in October 2015 and took over the responsibility for the recruitment and preparation of volunteers in the program “Volunteers of the Organizing Committee” of 2018 FIFA World Cup.