Fujisawa volunteers for 2020

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Volunteers

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Volunteers

Summary of volunteers for the Olympics and Paralympics

Games volunteers City volunteers
Administrative body Organising committee Autonomous entities in Tokyo or at the competition venue
Location of activities Competition venue, Olympic village, etc. Major stations, tourist attractions, areas around stations closest to the competition venue, etc.
Details of activities Serving spectators, supporting game administrators, supporting the media, etc. Giving information on sightseeing and traffic, giving directions to the viewing area, etc.
Scale Approximately 80,000 people Approximately 30,000 people
*Preliminary calculations indicate 840 people in Fujisawa at the sailing competition and Enoshima venue.
Fujisawa is considering various initiatives for other independent volunteers, since we would like to get as many people involved with the Games as possible.

Fujisawa city volunteers

Basic requirements for applicants

  • Must be over 18 years of age by April 1, 2020.
  • Must be able to participate in volunteer training
  • Must be able to join volunteer activities for at least 5 days (at least 5 hours per day) during the Olympic Games.
  • Must have a passion to see the Tokyo 2020 Games succeed and fulfill volunteer roles enthusiastically all the way to the end.
  • Must be able to work well in a team and be considerate of others

Application process and schedule

Application round Time period Number of applicants Notes
1st round of applicants Beginning in September 2018, until reaching the goal number of volunteers 50 to 100 people - Recruiting for organising committee game volunteers will begin at the same time
- The number of applicants has been fixed mainly in order to train volunteers for leadership roles
2nd round of applicants From April 2019 until around March 2020 About 800 people - There will be opportunities for other volunteering and training at the Sailing World Cup Series, etc.