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2020 Volunteer Guide

Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
-related Volunteer Guide

This section introduces areas which are independently recruiting volunteers for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 separately from the Field Cast (name for the games volunteers) recruited by the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the City Cast (name for the city volunteers) recruited by each municipality.

Field Cast

Support the games operation in the games-related facilities, such as competition venues, Athletes’ Village, medal ceremony venues, and media centers.

There is no recruitment available in the specified category at the moment.

City Cast

Provide guidance, tourism guides, etc. to domestic and international audiences in major stations, airports, and live sites (game broadcasting on large screens, stage events, etc. will be held)

There is no recruitment available in the specified category at the moment.

Host Towns

Volunteer activities in municipalities promoting exchanges with participating countries/regions. Pre-Games Training Camps may be held in some cases.

There is no recruitment available in the specified category at the moment.

Pre-Games Training Camps

Support for teams from overseas visiting Pre-Games Training Camps.

There is no recruitment available in the specified category at the moment.

Course Supporters

Support for the operation of road bicycle racing near the courses.

There is no recruitment available in the specified category at the moment.

Other

There is no recruitment available in the specified category at the moment.

Ibaraki Pref.

Hitachioomiya city

Nature of recruitment

Support for Pre-Games Training Camps and events as a host town for republic of Palau

Number of volunteer opportunities

30

Application due

Until Wed,October 23,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Itabashi-ward

Nature of recruitment

Promote operational support as "Cheering Itabashi-ward volunteer of Itarian volleyball team"

Application due

Until Sat,December 14,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Hyogo Pref.

Nishiwaki city

Nature of recruitment

Interpreting for the table tennis Pre-Games Training Camps, etc. as a host town for Australia

Number of volunteer opportunities

several

Application due

Until Sun,September 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Edogawa-ward

Nature of recruitment

Operational support for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo-related events hosted by the ward

Number of volunteer opportunities

200

Application due

Until Sat,August 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Toshima-ward

Nature of recruitment

Support for challenged sports and promote operational support for opportunity-cultivation events as "Toshima Sports Supporters"

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Ota-ward

Nature of recruitment

“High school volunteers” Entertaining audiences and Brazilian athletes

Application due

Until Fri,September 27,2019

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Ota-ward

Nature of recruitment

“Ota welcome volunteers” Entertaining audiences and Brazilian athletes

Application due

Until Fri,September 27,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Akita Pref.

Misato Town

Nature of recruitment

Support for Pre-Games Training Camps and events and group cheering as a host town for Thailand

Number of volunteer opportunities

TBD

Application due

TBD

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Hamura city

Nature of recruitment

Support activities for host town projects, etc. targeting the Kyrgyz Republic

Application due

Until Sun,December 01,2019

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Aomori Pref.

Misawa city

Nature of recruitment

Interpreting in Pre-Games Training Camps, support for practices/stays and events

Application due

TBD

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Saitama Pref.

Yorii town

Nature of recruitment

Event support, English interpreting, and host family as a host town for Bhutan

Application due

TBD

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Miyagi Pref.

Shiroishi city

Nature of recruitment

Event support, etc. during the Pre-Games Training Camps period

Number of volunteer opportunities

TBD

Application due

Until Fri,July 12,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Fukuoka Pref.

Iizuka city

Nature of recruitment

Those who can provide support as volunteers in Pre-Games Training Camps and related events, etc.

Number of volunteer opportunities

No limit

Application due

Until Sun,September 06,2020

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Ishikawa Pref.

Komatsu city

Nature of recruitment

Support, interpreting, etc. for the Pre-Games Training Camps for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo and exchange events

Application due

TBD

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Zushi city

Nature of recruitment

Support, interpreting, etc. for exchange events as a host town for Spain

Number of volunteer opportunities

No limit

Application due

TBD

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Shizuoka Pref.

Hamamatsu city

Nature of recruitment

Torcida BRASIL “Brazil Cheering Party

Number of volunteer opportunities

1000

Application due

Until Tue,December 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Machida city

Nature of recruitment

Participate in various events held within the city of Machida.

Number of volunteer opportunities

TBD

Application due

TBD

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Shizuoka Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

700

Application due

Until Sat,June 30,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Yamanashi Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

100

Application due

Until Wed,May 15,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Fujisawa city

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, etc.

Number of volunteer opportunities

800

Application due

Until Fri,July 05,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Fujisawa city

Nature of recruitment

Leaders for sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, etc.

Number of volunteer opportunities

100

Application due

Until Fri,December 07,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Yokohama city

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

2,500

Application due

Until Wed,December 12,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Chiba Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

3,000

Application due

Until Mon,December 10,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Saitama Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

5,400

Application due

Until Sun,September 30,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Ibaraki Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

700

Application due

Until Mon,December 10,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Fukushima Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

1,500

Application due

Until Thu,February 28,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Miyagi Pref.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

1,300

Application due

Until Fri,May 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Hokkaido Pref.

Sapporo city

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

600

Application due

Until Thu,February 28,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Nature of recruitment

Sightseeing/transportation guide, etc. for major stations, tourism spots, areas around nearby stations, and live sites

Number of volunteer opportunities

20,000

Application due

Until Fri,December 21,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Various places

Nature of recruitment

Activities directly related to games operation in competition venues, Athletes’ Village, and other Games-related facilities.

Number of volunteer opportunities

80,000

Application due

Until Fri,December 21,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Shinjuku-ward

Nature of recruitment

Activities to support events hosted by the ward and the Shinjuku Foundation for Creation of Future

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Chiba Pref.

Various locations

Nature of recruitment

Clean the shore through the "Omotenashi CHIBA Project in Kujukuri/Sotobo"

Number of volunteer opportunities

5180

Application due

Until Sat,June 08,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

kawasaki city

Nature of recruitment

Operation/preparation support, interpreting, etc. for Pre-Games Training Camps as a host town for the United Kingdom

Number of volunteer opportunities

300

Application due

Until Mon,September 02,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Chofu city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

15

Application due

Until Fri,February 22,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Mitaka city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

71

Application due

Until Fri,February 22,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Musashino city

Nature of recruitment

Event support, PR activities, etc. as a host town for Romania

Application due

Until Wed,September 30,2020

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Shibuya-ward

Nature of recruitment

Operational support for promotion projects, etc. for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo hosted by the ward

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Koto-ward

Nature of recruitment

Promote operational support for opportunity-cultivation events and guidance as "Koto Supporters"

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Suginami-ward

Nature of recruitment

Translate and participate in environment/beautification promotion and events held within the ward as "TEAM NAMISUKE"

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Musashimurayama city

Nature of recruitment

Interpreting, entertainment, etc. for exchange events as a host town for Mongolia

Number of volunteer opportunities

20

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Saitama Pref.

Niiza city

Nature of recruitment

Support, interpreting, etc. for Pre-Games Training Camps and exchange events as a host town for Brazil

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Yamagata Pref.

Yamagata city

Nature of recruitment

Cheer for Samoa, Thailand, and Taiwan and invigorate the games as a host town cheer group

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Fujisawa city

Nature of recruitment

Promote event support, etc. as "2020 Supporters Fujisawa Big Wave"

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Hachioji city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

120

Application due

close

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Shizuoka Pref.

Susono city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

Fixed number

Application due

Around autumn of 2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Shinagawa-ward

Nature of recruitment

Operational support, etc. in venues for opportunity-cultivation events hosted by the ward as "Shinasuke"

Number of volunteer opportunities

500

Application due

As needed

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Saitama Pref.

Fujimi city

Nature of recruitment

Event support, interpreting, PR activities, etc. as a host town for Serbia

Application due

Until Tue,June 30,2020

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Hiratsuka city

Nature of recruitment

Support, interpreting, etc. for Pre-Games Training Camps and exchange events as a host town for Lithuania

Application due

Until Tue,July 09,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Yamagata Pref.

Higashine city

Nature of recruitment

Operational support for the handball training camp, etc. as a host town for Germany

Number of volunteer opportunities

175

Application due

Until Sat,June 22,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Sumida-ward

Nature of recruitment

Operational support, etc. for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo-related events in Sumida-ward

Number of volunteer opportunities

200

Application due

Until Mon,July 08,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Ibaraki Pref.

Kashima city

Nature of recruitment

Welcome many guests at Kashima Stadium, etc. where the soccer games will be held

Number of volunteer opportunities

120

Application due

Until Fri,June 07,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Ishikawa Pref.

Kanazawa city

Nature of recruitment

Support for camps of French teams held in the city of Kanazawa

Number of volunteer opportunities

100

Application due

Until Fri,May 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Fuchu city

Nature of recruitment

2nd recruitment for “Team fuchu” Volunteer Bank

Number of volunteer opportunities

100

Application due

Until Tue,May 21,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Shizuoka Pref.

Oyama town

Nature of recruitment

Course supporters for the operation along the road bicycle racing courses

Number of volunteer opportunities

930

Application due

Until Fri,April 26,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Yamanashi Pref.

Yamanakako village

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

480

Application due

Until Sun,March 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Machida city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

200

Application due

Until Sun,March 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Yamanashi Pref.

Doshi village

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

200

Application due

Until Fri,March 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Fuchu city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

200

Application due

Until Fri,March 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Inagi city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

400

Application due

Until Fri,March 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Chofu city

Nature of recruitment

Transportation/tourism guide and operational support for events hosted by the city

Number of volunteer opportunities

200

Application due

Until Fri,March 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Koganei city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

82

Application due

Until Fri,March 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Kanagawa Pref.

Sagamihara city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

700

Application due

Until Fri,March 29,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Tama city

Nature of recruitment

Support, etc. for test event operation of road bicycle racing

Number of volunteer opportunities

178

Application due

Until Thu,March 21,2019

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Setagaya-ward

Nature of recruitment

Promote tourism PR and PR for equestrian games as volunteers for Setagaya-ward

Number of volunteer opportunities

650

Application due

Until Thu,January 31,2019

Eligible applicant age

Junior high school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Ota-ward

Nature of recruitment

Tourism guide, support, interpreting, etc. for Brazilian teams in Pre-Games Training Camps

Number of volunteer opportunities

500

Application due

Until Mon,October 22,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted

Tokyo Met.

Fuchu city

Nature of recruitment

1st recruitment for “Team fuchu” Volunteer Bank

Application due

Until Mon,June 04,2018

Eligible applicant age

High school students accepted