Ugra is planning to establish a pool of 300 volunteers for the World Chess Olympiad

Тhe Governor of Ugra Natalia Komarova held a regular meeting of the Organizing Committee of the 39th World Chess Olympiad, one of the issues on which was devoted to the work of volunteers.

There are currently 223 volunteers ready for work. At the meeting, the governor decided to collect a reserve in the amount of 300-320 people. According to the words of Anton Timkin, the director of independent non-profit organization Center for Social Projects «Initiative», it is necessary to keep a balance for all to be involved, and thus there won’t be «doing nothing» people. As before, the main requirement to the «newly arrived» is possession of a foreign language. Volunteers are planned to be engaged in the following areas: interpreters in the catering, teams attaché, staff of the press center and office events, services, control of accreditation and doping control, accounting, at the information counters of hotels, on congress and volunteers responsible for meeting the guests at the airport.

According to Anton Timkin, volunteers are the key figures in many ways, because in most cases the visitors of the capital of Ugra will apply to them.