Join the Volunteers

Find an opportunity of volunteer for ongoing/upcoming activities.

*The information about Tokyo 2020 Games Volunteers is the following page.

Volunteers for the Tokyo 2020

Ongoing volunteerism

Tokyo Tourism Volunteers

Recruitment does not currently take place.
For more information, visit the official website of the Tokyo Tourism Volunteers (only in Japanese).

Omotenashi language volunteers

Lessons are offered roughly once every month.
For more information, visit the official website of the Omotenashi language volunteers training course (only in Japanese).

Tokyo Marathon Volunteer

The volunteer recruitment will take place in autumn for Tokyo Marathon which will be held in the beginning of March.
For more information, visit the official website of the Tokyo Marathon .

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities to Tokyo residents, aiming at helping their omotenashi spirits grow into an established volunteerism culture.

Volunteer opportunities currently available

Recruitment of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Fujisawa City Volunteers

Date posted: Apr. 1, 2019

Name of Organization Fujisawa City
Application period From April 10 to July 5, 2019
Period of service From July 26 to August 5, 2020
*There is a possibility to occur to work for prior preparations other than the above.
Roles Giving information on sightseeing and traffic, giving directions to the viewing area, building excitement for spectators
Locations of service Around Competition venue(Enoshima Yacht Harbour), etc
Inquiries City of Fujisawa
Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Preparation Office
Tel: +81-466-50-2020
Details Recruitment for Fujisawa City Volunteers who will warmly welcome those affiliated with the Games, such as athletes, as well as visitors and tourists from Japan and abroad, and will serve at the island of Enoshima which will be the sailing venue for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
We are looking forward to receiving your application.
How to apply Apply by online, fax or mail

Accepting new registration now!

Date posted: Sep. 30, 2016

Application period At any time
Period of service Depeding on the sports events
Roles Sports volunteers
Locations of service Depending on the sports events
Inquiries Voluntainer Office
Tel.: +81-3-6635-5352
Office hours: 10:00-17:00 on weekdays
*Except weekends, National and New Year holidays

As you register yourself at VOLUNTAINER, you can easily apply for volunteer opportunities any time. You will also receive interesting and useful information as well as skill-building opportunities.

Website (Only in Japanese)
How to apply

Please register at VOLUNTAINER, the Tokyo Marathon Foundation's official volunteer club.
VOLUNTAINER (Only in Japanese)


  • Membership Registration
  • Signing up for skill-building training for volunteers
  • Attendance history management on MyPage and issuance of certificate for volunteer participation
  • Information provision (News, Email newsletters, social networking)

Participating in Sports volunteer activities through " (Sports Volunteer Network website)"

Date posted: Sep. 30, 2016

Name of Organization Sasakawa Sports Foundation
Application period At any time
Period of service As required
Roles Volunteer activities to work at a variety of sports events, etc.
Locations of service Various locations across Japan
Profile of Organization Sasakawa Sports Foundation

Participating in Sports Volunteer Activities through " (Sports Volunteer Network website)"
Sasakawa Sports Foundation (SSF)'s activities include working as a liaison between organization needing volunteers and people wanting to engage in volunteer activities. SSF accepts applications from organizations or event organizers in need of volunteers, assemble and publicize such information based on the referral guidelines of the Japan Sports Volunteer Network (JSVN), a nonprofit organization supported by SSF, by featuring activities that are easy for the first-time volunteers to join.

Website (Only in Japanese)
How to apply

Refer to the following website for current volunteer opportunities: (Only in Japanese)