December 10, the "Volunteer of the Year-2018" Ceremony, dedicated to the International Volunteer Day and the Year of the Volunteer in the Russian Federation, was held at “Moscowsky” Culture and Sports Center. The event was attended by the Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Protection of the Republic of Tatarstan Elmira Zaripova.
During the event, the results of work performed by republican volunteers’ divisions and were summed up, activists were encouraged and awarded and future projects were announced. Within the frames of the event an exhibition of volunteers’ and charitable initiatives of the Republic of Tatarstan was organized. Besides, several master-classes on competencies of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 World Championship were held.
It should be noted that the “Volunteer of the Year” Competition was held in several nominations. Elmira Zaripova rewarded the winners of nominations “Social Volunteer” and “Volunteer to Children”.