Military granted exactness and responsibility to his volunteering job
Miroslav Farkaš was born on January 16, 1954 in Snina. He attended Secondary School of Electrical Engineering in Michalovce and then the Military Technical Academy of Czechoslovak-Soviet Friendship in Liptovský Mikuláš. After its completing, as a soldier, he was assigned to České Budějovice and later to Třeboň. After seven years of the military service he left to Liptovský Mikuláš, where he got employed as a teacher at the Military Technical Academy. During his pedagogical career he was interested in Slovak Red Cross and volunteering life-saving; he also passed the 3rd level lifeguard course for open water. In 1999 he left to civilian life and joined the Slovak Red Cross (SRC) as a volunteer. He was present at founding of the humanitarian units of the SRC in Slovakia. As a volunteering lifeguard he worked in Liptovská Mara (dam) and various swimming pools within Liptovský Mikuláš region. He also coached future lifeguards from all over Slovakia. Moreover, Miroslav was engaged in working in social sphere of the SRC, he helped homeless people and those in need. Nowadays he lives in countryside, in Liptovská Anna.