Volunteers prepare to ensure good reception of tourists in the Olympic Football Tournament in Manaus

Participants will work in spaces where will be held the twisted parties, during the tournament.
27/06/2016 13h25 - Updated 27/06/2016 13h25
Photo: Press Release / SECOM

A 40 days before the start of the Olympic Tournament games Soccer in Manaus, the Government of Amazonas, through the Economic Development Agency and Social Amazonense (Aades), It began on Saturday, 25 of June, the training of 350 selected volunteers Ajuri Project – Amazon volunteers. Participants will work in the environment of the Amazon Arena, the Eduardo Gomes International Airport, in supporting delegations, e no Live Sites, which are the spaces where the celebrations will be held the twisted, during the tournament which should attract about 150 thousand tourists to the capital.

The program is run in partnership with the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel) and the Olympic Games Organizing Committee of Soccer Manaus. The training was held at the Rectory of the University of the State of Amazonas (UEA), located on Djalma Batista Avenue, Flores neighborhood, center-on area. Among the topics discussed, are issues such as the environment and sustainability; urban mobility; safety and first aid; plus languages (English and Spanish); tourism; among others.

Secretary of Aades, Ana Paula Aguiar, He stressed that the intention is to keep Manaus with the same level of receptivity with national and international visitors, the example of what happened in the World Cup 2014. "We want to repeat the same commitment that our city had in the World Cup, as the host of domestic and foreign visitors. And we're giving that kick in this work with these local volunteers and four foreign, It is a Russian, Colombian, Japanese and Cuban. And most gratifying is that this will be marked forever in the life of each: this great reminder that participated in the Olympic Games in your city ".

Upcoming training – The next training will be held in the days 2, 9 e 16 July, in two hours, in the morning, from 8am to 12pm, or the afternoon, from 14h to 18h.

The benefits offered to participants are: uniform, food and transportation on days of operation, life insurance, certificate of additional hours and declaration of participation. The volunteer must have minimum frequency 75% this Training Program.

The Greyce voluntary dos Santos, 34, It looks forward to the event. "It's very important to be part of this story, I'm super excited about this work, and we are to add up and help with anything you need. We want tourists to leave here with a good memory of hospitality and warmth of our people ".

the homestretch - Manaus will host six matches of the Olympic Football Tournament, and four male and two female, in double rounds, in the days 4, 7 e 9 of August. of 120 thousand tickets available, 60 thousand have been sold, being that 20% for foreign pubic.

As the coordinator of the Organizing Committee of Olympic Games, Mário Aufiero, the Amazon Arena is with 92% the completed Olympic project.

"We are in the final phase of our implementation project of the Olympic project. We have already started the assembly of the final phase of the temporary structures that will support the generation of images that will be made in games. From day 29 July will already be receiving the selections of Sweden and Japan in our city. We are expecting a large caravan of Colombian tourists to watch the games of your team that will play in both the masculine and the feminine ", he stressed.

*** If you are in favor of a totally free and impartial press, collaborate enjoying our page on Facebook and visiting often the AM POST.

Contact Terms of use