EXPERIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VOLUNTARY YOUTH MOVEMENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: MODELS OF VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT ACTIVITY
Maria S.Romanova1*, Svetlana A. Romanova2, Iraida G. Ivanova3, Pavel S. Kozlov4
1 Assoc. Prof., PhD, Mari State University, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Assoc. Prof., PhD, Mari State University, Russia, email@example.com
3 Assoc. Prof., PhD, Mari State University, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Graduate Student, Mari State University, Russia, email@example.com
In the article experience of development of volunteerism among young people as one of the institutions of civil society in the countries of the European Union, Describes the various foreign models of activities of voluntary agencies and describes their advantages and disadvantages. The volunteer movement gained its mass development in the 90-ies of the last century. By 1998 it was already implemented more than 2,000 projects in 84 countries around the world. There were various volunteer camps, which have provided different assistance to people in need, it was a kind of charity. The camps were attended by all - pupils, students, University professors, people of different professions. This article emphasizes the importance of systematic work of all state agencies in creating a comprehensive support program volunteers, outlined main areas of volunteering. It promotes a healthy lifestyle, assistance to orphans, animals, the prevention of anti-social phenomena, online volunteering and more. The article detailed the code, a volunteer described his basic qualities and principles of the volunteer structure. Special attention is paid to the problem of adequacy of the legislative framework for the development of the volunteer movement in the countries of the European Union, making it vulnerable both from the state structures and of society itself.
Keywords: Volunteering, volunteer camp, humanitarian aid, charity, legislation volunteer activities, youth movement, Europe, European Union, civil society.
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