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You can participate in the competition individually or in a team.

The deadline for submitting applications for the Moscow Volunteer – 2020 competition has been extended until October 18 inclusive. This decision is associated with a large number of applicants. About 5,000 volunteers are expected to take part in the competition. You can apply on the site competition.

“The competition is being held for the sixth time. We decided to update it and added nominations. A “Thank you” nomination has appeared for charitable organizations, where they can present their best volunteers. This will give organizations the opportunity to encourage their most active volunteers, as well as exchange experiences related to the development of volunteerism, and present their practice at the city level, ”said Ekaterina Dragunova, Chair of the Moscow Committee for Public Relations and Youth Policy.

In addition, students of schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations as part of volunteer teams, as well as residents of Moscow from 14 years old in individual nominations, can take part in the competition. Commercial organizations will submit programs for the development of corporate social responsibility for the competition.

There are eight nominations in the competition. It is carried out in three directions: “Activity”, “Project” and “Team”. The competition in the direction of “Activity” is held in two categories – “I am a volunteer” and “Thank you”. In the framework of the “Project” direction, the best will be selected in the categories “Organizer of Good Deeds” and “Good Idea”. Volunteers can also participate in the “Good team. School “,” Kind team “,” Kind team. University “and” A kind team. Corporate Association “.

The Moscow Volunteer 2020 competition will be held in four stages. The first, part-time, began on August 17 and will run until October 20. During this time, volunteers can undergo basic and thematic training and take part in activities as a volunteer. At the second stage, from October 21 to November 9, expert commissions will evaluate the competition materials and select the finalists. The third stage will start on November 10 and will last until December 2. It involves the final tests and the selection of the winners. Then the fourth stage of the competition will take place – the award ceremony for the winners and prize-winners of the Moscow Volunteer – 2020. In total, within the framework of the competition, more than 100 events of various formats have been prepared for participants – master classes, creative and motivational webinars and other online activities.

The annual Moscow Volunteer competition is held with the support of the Moscow Committee for Public Relations and Youth Policy in conjunction with city executive authorities, socially oriented non-profit organizations, public organizations and higher educational institutions. In 2019, more than 3.6 thousand people joined it. Volunteers competed in 12 nominations and participated in more than 150 events of various formats (volunteer corps, educational master classes, creative and motivational meetings).

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