Seliger Volunteer Corps
From July 13 to August 10 on the shores of Lake Seliger the National Youth Forum "Seliger-2014" will be held. Among the expected guests are heads of the Russian Government, heads of the Federation entities, the ministers, heads of the State Duma political parties and factions. The main objective of the Forum will be the organization of a constructive dialogue between the representatives of various political and ideological trends, and the theses development for creating a national unity ideology of Russia.
On June 21 on the basis of SRSPU (NPI) an inter-regional meeting was held on the formation of a volunteer corps to work at the tenth anniversary National Youth Forum "Seliger-2014". The Forum program director, the Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for youth affaires “Rosmolodezh”, Sergey Chuev, the Head of the Monitoring and Public Relations department of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs “Rosmolodezh” Yuriy Bykadorov, the head of the volunteer corps Sergei Pershin, youth coaches Viktoriya Melnikova, Dmitry Nesterenko and Fedor Mikushin.
The guests were met by the SRSPU (NPI) Vice-Rector for educational work Eugene M. Diakonov.
Sergey Chuev, addressing the young people, said: "To remember the anniversary Seliger Forum for years to come, we have to organize it qualitatively and add something new to the event. This year it was decided to form a volunteer corps – a team of young people with an active lifestyle, with organizational skills and with a desire to plunge into the Seliger Forum atmosphere. The volunteer work – is the proper organization and all the settlement of all the communication issues".
Within the selection process under the coaches’ guidance the participants were interviewed and the training on the candidates’ preparation to work on the forum was held. By the end of the day, each participant (about 170 people), received a certificate, verifying the participation in the "Volunteer National Youth Forum" Seliger-2014 " training program. But it doesn’t guarantee that the candidate woll take part in the Forum. The List of the lucky ones will be published on the "Seliger" forum next week.
Translated by Anastasia Popova