22 August 2019

14277 people apply to take part in WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Volunteer Campaign

Volunteers

11.01.2019, 14:25

According to the results of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Volunteer Campaign, 14277 applications were received from 89 countries, including Russia (13306) and others (971). The campaign took 437 days.

The application period for volunteers of the Competition started on 20 October 2017 in Sochi at the World Festival of Youth and Students. At average, 4 candidates competed for one position in a Volunteer Team (6-7 people competed for the following positions: Venue Volunteer, Spectator Services Volunteer, Attaché Volunteer, Ceremony Volunteer).  

“Women submitted most applications. It is interesting that the most experienced candidate is going to turn 81, the youngest ones will turn 14 in 2019”, Ayrat Mubarakshin, Head of the Volunteers Department of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects, admitted.

3500 volunteers from Russia and other countries are expected to get 93 different positions. 3000 of them will represent Tatarstan, 400 volunteers will come from other Russian regions, 100 – from other countries.

About WorldSkills Kazan 2019

The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of the 2019 in Russia – will bring together more than 1,600 young professionals representing over 60 countries who will compete in 56 skills. It will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. It is expected that more than 250,000 spectators will attend the venue during the Competition and associate events.

Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer