Social volunteering is growing increasingly popular in St. Petersburg.
Representatives of a Japanese volunteer organization working for people with special needs. They aregoing to visit social institutions of the city and assess the accessibility of cultural and educational objects for various groups of population.
This will be a friendly visit, not an inspection. In Japan, social services for people with disabilities are streamlined.
According to Alexander Rzhanenkov, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Committee on Social Policy, the Japanese delegation consisting of 15 people will be visiting the city’s institutions and have discussions with St. Petersburg volunteers, study the local conditions, peculiarities, problems and priorities.
Social work today is not just about things to do, but about a special attitude. The number of volunteers who wish to help other people is growing in St. Petersburg.
The Russian-Japanese experience exchange is bilateral, last year a group of the ITMO University students visited Japan.