On November 27, 2020, the Department of "Tourism" organized an online round table on the theme of "Volunteer movement in the development of tourism in Kazakhstan" in the framework of the "Year of Volunteers". The moderator of the round table was a senior lecturer of the department "Tourism", senior curator Assemzhar Nursultan Dugalievich. At the beginning of the meeting he told about the activities of volunteers at the department. The speakers of the online round table were Almasova Aizhan Almasovna, a senior specialist of the Department of Social and Civic Development of L.N. Gumilyov ENU and Kretova Tatyana Evgenyevna, the Republican Coordinator of the Volunteer Corps of the National Volunteer chain. Aizhan Almasovna made a report on "Volunteerism at ENU" and gave detailed information about the work done at our university during the year. Tatiana Kretova, in turn, in her report "Ethno-volunteering - the basis for the development of domestic tourism" spoke in detail about the volunteers, their principles, features and benefits of volunteerism, directions. Tatyana Yevgenyevna also gave valuable advice to the participants of the meeting and provided information on what to do to become a volunteer. The Republican Coordinator shared interesting information about the contribution of the volunteer movement to the development of domestic tourism. In general, the online round table was held at a very high level and interesting. Participants, students and faculty asked a variety of questions and thanked the speakers for their valuable information.