Volunteers for the Tokyo 2020

Learn about City Volunteers and Games Volunteers for the Tokyo 2020 Games, and "Omotenashi" volunteers welcoming a great number of foreign tourists who use the Tokyo 2020 Games as a perfect opportunity to visit Tokyo.

Volunteers for the Tokyo 2020 Games(Games-related volunteers to be recruited by TMG and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee)

City Volunteers By courtesy of GLA

Who will recruit and manage the volunteers?
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation, Tokyo Metropolitan Government(TMG)*
What will the volunteers do?
Provide tourism and transport information for tourists as well as guide spectators around the closest station to the venue, etc.
Where will the volunteers be deployed?
At airports, major train terminals, sightseeing spots, and train stations closest to the venue
How many volunteers?
Expect 30,000 City Volunteers.
When will the recruitment process start?
Applications started from September 26, 2018.
For more details, visit here.

* It is under consideration for local governments which have competition venues (except Tokyo Metropolican Government) to recruit City Volunteers.

Games Volunteers ©IOC

Who will recruit and manage the volunteers?
What will the volunteers do?
Support games operations, provide services to spectators, media and others.
Where will the volunteers be deployed?
At Games-related venues, e.g. competition venues and the Olympic Village
How many volunteers?
Expect 80,000 Games Volunteers.
When will the recruitment process start?
Applications started from September 26, 2018.
For more details, visit the official website of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

* It is under consideration for local governments which have competition venues (except Tokyo Metropolican Government) to recruit City Volunteers.

City Volunteer Launch Schedule

Up until 2017, please follow updates in our website and try to enhance your volunteer skills by taking part in volunteer events and symposiums as much as possible. Between 2018 and 2019, the recruitment process for City Volunteer will start. If you wish to become one, don't forget to apply within the period. Applicants will undergo document examination and interview. Once you become a City Volunteer, take part in our training programs and further enhance your volunteer skills to prepare for the Games. In 2020, fully exert your volunteer skills and passion as a City Volunteer to support the success of the Games. After the Games are over, continue volunteering anytime anywhere, using your Games-related experiences.

Up until 2017, please follow updates in our website and try to enhance your volunteer skills by taking part in volunteer events and symposiums as much as possible.

Between 2018 and 2019, the recruitment process for City Volunteer will start. If you wish to become one, don't forget to apply within the period. Applicants will undergo document examination and interview.

Once you become a City Volunteer, take part in our training programs and further enhance your volunteer skills to prepare for the Games.

In 2020, fully exert your volunteer skills and passion as a City Volunteer to support the success of the Games. After the Games are over, continue volunteering anytime anywhere, using your Games-related experiences.