Volunteer Work for Developing Skills in Prospective Specialists in Physical Culture and Sports

  • Iryna Maliarenko Kherson State University
  • Borys Kedrovskyi Kherson State University
  • Yurii Romaskevych Kherson State University
  • Olha Koltsova Kherson State University
Keywords: competence, volunteer activity, vocational training, students, functions, directions


Professional training assumes the formation of the young generation of spiritual values and ideals, behavioral stereotypes and concrete actions. The purpose of the research was to analyze the directions of using volunteer activity in the formation of professional and social competencies of students of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports. The realities of the training of specialists allowed us to single out professional and social competencies as a separate species. The graduate should have an understanding and perception of ethical norms of behavior, understand the need to observe the norms of a healthy lifestyle, be creative, sociable, tolerant. In his professional work should provide for the prospects of working with the formation of a system of goals, to design the content of educational and upbringing activities with self–monitoring and self–evaluation of the work performed. It is determined that the pedagogical functions of volunteer activity are the orientation of the individual in social relations; The creation of an educational space; Ensuring the possibility of acquiring the experience of social and communicative interaction. The experience of using volunteer activity testifies to the need to ensure the unity of theoretical knowledge and practical activity, which is represented by the «model of formation» using different forms of organization in the following areas: educational, sports and social component within the framework of the students' practical training of the faculty of physical education and sport. To assess the effectiveness of experimental work on the impact of volunteer work on the formation of professional and social competence, we used quantitative and qualitative assessments, which express the changes in the characteristics of individual students. In terms of readiness of the future teacher to education of students was recorded positive trend: students with low level of readiness was 36,4 % less; middle and high readiness – more by 26,4 and 11,1 % respectively, confirming the effectiveness of educational practice using components of volunteering and its impact on the formation of professional and social competencies. Analyzing the experience of using volunteering at the Faculty of Physical Education and SportsKherson state university note that it promotes the professional experience of moral consciousness; encourages the development of motivational sphere student, his personal qualities, aspiration to self development, to expand professional competence.

Author Biographies

Iryna Maliarenko, Kherson State University

Ph.D. in Physical Education and Sports, Associate Professor

Borys Kedrovskyi, Kherson State University

Ph.D. in Technical Sciences, Professor

Yurii Romaskevych, Kherson State University

Doctor of Science in Medicine, Professor

Olha Koltsova, Kherson State University

Ph.D. in Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor


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How to Cite
Maliarenko, I., Kedrovskyi, B., Romaskevych, Y., & Koltsova, O. (2017). Volunteer Work for Developing Skills in Prospective Specialists in Physical Culture and Sports. Physical Education, Sport and Health Culture in Modern Society, (1(37), 24-29. https://doi.org/10.29038/2220-7481-2017-01-24-29
Historical, philosophical, juristic and organizational problems of physical culture