Be a volunteer at UEFA EURO 2020 with UNECON

The registration phase to the volunteer programme EURO 2020 has started June 6 in Saint-Petersburg. From this date anyone can apply to become a  volunteer at UEFA EURO 2020 on the official web site of UEFA: 

The Volunteer centre, which is in charge for volunteer screening and training programs is founded in UNECON.

The Volunteer Programme EURO 2020 was presented at St.Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). In the frameworks of SPIEF official Program was the signing ceremony of an agreement between Autonomous Nonprofit Organization «UEFA EURO 2020» and UNECON (Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics). It was at exhibition stand of organizing committee «EURO 2020» with participation of Rector of UNECON Igor Maksimtsev and General Director of ANO «UEFA EURO 2020» Alexey Sorokin.

«Start of a new programme  - is one of the most important preparation stages to EURO 2020, because none of large sport events can be without volunteers help. Volunteers provide an inestimable support to organizers in various projects as well as they create festive atmosphere, became soul and heart of the tournament and of the host city», – said General Director of ANO «UEFA EURO 2020» Alexey Sorokin.

Celebrations due to the start of the volunteer programme EURO 2020 were in the recently opened in the UNECON Volunteer Centre EURO 2020. Head of Volunteer Programme in Saint-Petersburg Alexander Maximov, Vice-Director of ANO «UEFA EURO 2020» Denis Polyakov, Event Workforce Management at UEFA Alain Henge, UNECON Vice Rector on Social work Sergey Grishin and Head of Volunteer Centre Sergey Ryabov congratulated future Volontures.

Eventful day continued in Peter and Paul’s Fortress with opening ceremony of EURO 2020 Football park. Famous football players which used to play for Football Team of France and for Football team of England - Christian Karembeu and Sol Campbell. In their speech they highlighted a Volunteer Programme EURO 2020 and wished luck to all candidates.

The final event of the day was a game between Candidates for Volunteers and local Mass-media representatives. The match ended with a score 9:7 to the Volunteers to-be.

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