This week, recruiting stage has started.
At present, 5,101 applications have been submitted by people who wish to support the Euro 2020 matches in St. Petersburg as volunteers.
Among the applicants are citizens of Hungary, Colombia, China, Italy, Sri Lanka and other countries. Candidates will be interviewed at the City Volunteer Training Centre in St. Petersburg, foreign candidates will be interviewed via Skype.
It is planned that 1,500 volunteers will work in St. Petersburg, including 200 substitutes. They will help tournament guests with transport, ‘last mile’, entertainment programs, tourist information, media support, navigation, medical aid, in the fan zone and in the headquarters.
To become a volunteer, one should be 16 or over and be proficient in a foreign language. Applications are received till the end of the year.
Euro 2020 tournament matches will be played in 12 European cities. St. Petersburg will host three group stage matches and one quarter-final game.