Students’ volunteer program at the Congress

Students of Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health and Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia develop numerous activities in Saint Petersburg, organizing Olympic lessons, sports festivals, exhibition performances and master classes.

One of the main ways of activities of the students of these universities is volunteering. Volunteering is a form of civil participation in public useful activities. Volunteering plays a fundamental role in development and improvement of professional capacity, alongside with its high moral importance.

Volunteers took an active part at the VI International Congress "Sport, People and Health", which was held in Saint Petersburg on 18-20 October 2013 in a framework of the cultural program of World Martial Arts Games "Sport Accord". At the VII International Congress "Sport, People and Health", which was held in Saint Petersburg on 27-29 October 2015.

The Organizing Committee of the International Social Organization "Sport, People and health" highly appreciates the cooperation with the volunteer movements of the above-mentioned universities and once again plans to cooperate in organization and holding of the VIII International Congress "Sport, People and Health", which will be held in Saint Petersburg on 12-14 October 2017.

Experienced volunteers provide organizational and linguistic support. The volunteer movement consists of students, graduates, post-graduate students, young researchers and university staff.

University administration and academic staff are convinced that volunteering is an unique opportunity for university students to put the knowledge and skills received during the classes into practice.