MIET Volunteers welcome guests of the World Cup
June 14 witnessed the most anticipated event of this year – the start of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Volunteers, selected and prepared by "Mosvolonter" organization, help to provide a comfortable stay of fans in Moscow. MIET Volunteer Center implements the program "City Volunteers" on the provision of "Transport". Their tasks include coordinating and meeting guests at railway stations. Representatives of MIET work in shifts, from June 14 to July 15, mainly at the Leningrad, Yaroslavl and Kazan railway stations.
From October to December 2017, MIET selected and conducted interviews for those, who want to become a volunteer. Of the 250 people applied for the program, 195 candidates were approved. The training of the volunteers was conducted by "Mosvolonter" and they were supposed to go through three stages: general and functional training and on-site training. Candidates were told about the safety rules at mass events, about actions in an emergency situation, about the peculiarities of working with disabled people and persons with HIA, and also volunteers received trainings on interaction with the guests of the capital.
MIET Volunteer Center can boast of more than 30 successful projects for 5 years, including work during sports events. In 2017, more than 70 students of our university took part in the organization of FIFA Confederations Cup, each of them worked on average more than 40 hours.