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Find an opportunity of volunteer for ongoing/upcoming activities.

Ongoing volunteerism

OMOTENASHI TOKYO
(Tokyo tourism volunteers)

Recruitment takes place once a year, usually in autumn.
To learn about hospitality of the OMOTENASHI TOKYO, visit the official website of the OMOTENASHI TOKYO (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

Volunteers are recruited every year for the annual Tokyo Marathon hosted by the TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION in late February. Recruitment usually takes place in autumn.
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

TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION's official volunteer club "VOLUNTAINER"
Accepting new registration now!

Date posted: Sep. 30, 2016

Name of Organization TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION
Application period At any time
Period of service Depeding on the sports events
Roles Sports volunteers
Locations of Service Depending on the sports events.
Ex.)TOKYO MARATHON 2017: Starting area (Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings/Surrounding Area), along the Course, and Finishing area (Otemachi/Around Hibiya Park)
Profile of Organization TOKYO MARATHON FOUNDATION
Inquiries Voluntainer Office
Tel.: +81-3-6635-5352
Office hours: 10:00-17:00 on weekdays
*Except weekends, National and New Year holidays
Details

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 http://www.voluntainer.jp (Only in Japanese)
How to apply

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


【Contents】

  • 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 "Spovol.net (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
Inquiries info@jsvn.or.jp
Details

Participating in Sports Volunteer Activities through "Spovol.net (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 https://spovol.net/ (Only in Japanese)
How to apply

Refer to the following website for current volunteer opportunities:
https://spovol.net/events?category=3 (Only in Japanese)