Izu City
Tokyo 2020 Promotion Division, Izu City

Address 24-1 Kodachino, Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture
Tel +81-558-74-2020
Representative Tetsuo Morishima, Director of the Tokyo 2020 Promotion Division
Field of Activity Volunteer work in/around Izu City
Locations of Service Around Izu City
Website http://www.city.izu.shizuoka.jp/

Profile of Organization

Izu Velodrome, the venue for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games' track cycling
©Izu CityIzu Velodrome, the venue for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games' track cycling

Izu City is scheduled to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games’ cycling events of Track Cycling and Mountain Bike (“the events”).
Eyeing the year 2020, we are now making all necessary preparations for the events, in cooperation with partners including the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and Shizuoka Prefecture.

Major activities

Activities to be pursued by Izu City Tokyo 2020 Promotion Division for securing volunteers 

The Division will promote activities on the following two fronts:

  1. Transmitting information related to volunteer opportunities
    The Division will transmit volunteer-related information in order to make more people aware of the opportunities and engage in them.
  2. Training volunteer staff to prepare for the year 2020
    The Division will cooperate with TOCOG and Shizuoka Prefecture toward the recruitment and training of volunteer staff who can provide service in various locations in and around Izu City on the days of the events.
Inside of Izu Velodrome
©Izu CityInside of Izu Velodrome
High street of Shuzenji Onsen area
©Izu CityHigh street of Shuzenji Onsen area

Past Activities

Providing training to City Volunteers in Izu-city

Eyeing the year 2020, we had been providing training to City Volunteers. In 2016, we recruited two types of volunteers -- (1) English-speaking volunteers and (2) volunteers to work at the Olympic cycling events – and trained 53 individuals.
We had continued on with the training in the year 2017.
Currently we integrated it with Shizuoka Prefecture.

Providing training at Izu City Tourist Information Center
©Izu CityProviding training at Izu City Tourist Information Center