Students’ volunteer program at the Congress

Students of Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, and Saint Petersburg State University do a great work in Saint Petersburg, organizing Olympic lessons, sports festivals, demonstration performances and workshops.
Students of these universities are actively involved in volunteering. Volunteering is a form of civil participation in socially useful activities., Alongside with its high moral importance, volunteering plays a fundamental role in development and improvement of professional skills.

Since 2013 volunteers actively participate in organizing International Congresses Sport, People and Health. VI International Congress Sport, People and Health was held in Saint Petersburg on 18-20 October 2013 in a framework of the cultural program of World Martial Arts SportAccord Games. VII International Congress Sport, People and Health was held in Saint Petersburg on 27-29 October 2015. VIII International Congress Sport, People and Health was held in Saint Petersburg on 12-14 October 2017. IX International Congress Sport, People and Health was held in Saint Petersburg on 25-27 April 2019.

The Organizing Committee of the Congress Sport, People and Health highly appreciates the cooperation with the volunteers from the above-mentioned universities and plans to work together again on organization of the anniversary X International Congress Sport, People and Health, which will be held in Saint Petersburg on 27-29 April 2021.

Experienced volunteers provide organizational and linguistic support. Congress volunteers are students, graduates, post-graduate students, young researchers, and university staff.

University administration and academic staff are convinced that volunteering is a unique opportunity for university students to practice knowledge and skills received during the classes in real life.