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Valery Fyodorov, Director General, All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) Volunteers are the heroes of our time

02 Mar 2022 / 15:27

Public-talk Vector of growth. Volunteering -competencies of the future was held at the KEF-22 Youth Platform. Experts and participants of the site who are representatives of authorities, public organizations, commercial companies, youth - by the field of their activities in one way or another connected with volunteering, discussed together with the audience the current areas of volunteering and the opportunities it gives a young person.

Director General of All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) Valery Fedorov believes that volunteers are the heroes of our time, especially in helping those who need it in connection with recent geopolitical events.  “Once astronauts were heroes of our time, once human rights activists, and now they are volunteers,” he said.

According to the Deputy Head of Administration of the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Region, Yulia Verkhushina, at different stages of our lives, the motivation to engage in volunteering changes. However, in any case, volunteering significantly expands the circle of contacts, makes it possible to make friends and business contacts, as well as gain experience that will help in professional activities.