Volunteer work in Norway: tradition, methods and secrets

October 22, 2020
Arkhangelsk, Norway

On the 22nd of October 2020 at 1 p.m. (Moscow time)/at 12.00 p.m. (Central European Time) Bjarte Bjørnsen, the head of Volunteer centre in Sandnes (Norway) will share experience of volunteer work in Norway.

To participate in the webinar “Volunteer work in Norway: tradition, methods and secrets”, please register at: https://forms.gle/kQBz4rZP3NRbFvrb6
He will tell about the tradition of volunteering in Norway and why volunteering is considered as "one of the four feet" on which the Norwegian society stands. Bjarte will describe the principles of the volunteer work and how they engage volunteers. He will share the secret how they identify voluntary activities that fit a person while interviewing him/her.

Bjarte Bjørnsen will also speak about the services that the Volunteer centers in Norway provide. He will show the digital system of receiving applications from volunteers and those who need help. Also, he will talk about cooperation with municipalities and other governmental organizations, and about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the work of organization.

The organization’s website: https://sandnes.frivilligsentral.no/

To participate in the webinar “Volunteer work in Norway: tradition, methods and secrets”, please register at: https://forms.gle/kQBz4rZP3NRbFvrb6

Please note that the necessary information will be sent to the e-mail address that you specified during registration.

The webinar is held within the international LIVE conference “Sustainable development: people, support, cooperation”. The conference is held in September-October 2020 and gives an opportunity to meet remarkable representatives of NGOs from Russia, Finland, Norway and Denmark, to get acquainted with the best practices of NGO social services.

Conference organizers are Arkhangelsk Centre of social technologies “Garant”, “Finland-Russia” Society (Helsinki, Oulu), Charity organization “The Childhood by the Dvina” (Sandnes, Norway), Centre of Sustainable Development of Pskov Region, Women Initiative Centre (Tosno, Leningrad Region).

Contact: (8182)20-65-10, Arkhangelsk Centre of social technologies “Garant”, burieva@ngo-garant.ru (Tatiana Burieva).

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