Registration for Volunteers Program of Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games (to be held in Baku on 12-22 May this year) was available between October 17, 2016 - December 11, 2016. Within this period the Volunteers Program had 12500 registered applicants.
All the registered applicants were invited for the interview at the Volunteers Centre at Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sports during the November 7, 2016 - February 16, 2017.
On the 18th of February 2017 "Bright Future" Volunteers Development Program was launched within partnership of Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operating Committee and BP Company.
The main goal of the program is to ensure Baku 2017 volunteers development in three directions, enable them to have successful career in future, support in achieving their long-term life goals. The three directions are as follows:
1. Preparation of Baku 2017 volunteers to the Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games
Since the 21st of February 2017 training phase of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has started for the volunteers who passed interview successfully. Till April volunteers will go through the Orientation, Role Specific and Venue management trainings.
2. Personal and professional development of Baku 2017 volunteers
Starting from the 18th of February volunteers get the opportunity to participate in communication, oratorical, leadership, management, career, body language trainings which are held in order to promote personal and professional development of the volunteers.
Moreover BP Company organize series of seminars on such topics as behavioural safety, compliance awareness and management of mini-projects.
3. Social activities of Baku 2017 volunteers
During the preparation period for the Games volunteers participate in the series of social events.