Volunteer Interpreters Wanted for Asia Masters Athletics Championships!

Kitakami International Assembly Hall

  Apply by: June 30, 2014 / Period: Around Sep. 16 - 24, 2014

Kitakami International Assembly Hall seeks volunteer interpreters for "The 18th Asia Masters Athletics Championships" to be held in Kitakami from September 19th to the 23rd in 2014.

Anyone who is fluent in both Japanese and English or any other Asian language or multilingual can register.

In the Asia Masters Athletics Chmpionships, athletes aged 25 and above can participate. The 17th Championships were held in Taipei in 2012 with the participation of athletes from 18 countries out of 25 affiliate countries. In this year's compionships, athletes, council members and related parties from 45 affiliate countries will gather in Kitakami.

We hope that this Kitakami Championships will be a good opportunity for many people to learn the beauty of Kitakami and will be memorable for all the people who will be involved. We would appreciate it if you could help and support this event with us!

For more details, please call or email us.


1.Qualification ・Applicants must be over the age of 15, and can attend meetings and training workshops.  
・Applicants can conduct everyday conversation both in Japanese and foreign languages.  
・Applicants must be able to participate more tha 1 day during the period. 
・Applicants must observe volunteer guidlines the organizer requires.  
2.Languages English, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Indonesian, Malay, and other Asian languages 
3.What to do ・Provide information at the information desk 
・Support in communicaton between the organizer and athletes, respond to requests from athletes, and support in daily life etc. 
4.Period around September 16 - 24, 2014 (excluding training period) 
*The championship starts from September 19 until 23rd, 2014, however, the volunteers' active period varies according to the athletes' arrival date.
5.Venue Kitakami Sogo Undo Kouen, Kitakami Station area, Kitakami city area, etc. 
6.Supplies    (plan) ・uniform (lent) 
・volunteer participation certificate 
・lunch (and/or supper depending on the working hours)
・travel cost (partially or all)
*Volunteers coming from a long distance will be provided with partial travel expenses and accommodations. 
7.Application Deadline June 30, 2014
8.How to Apply Submit an application form by mail, fax, or e-mail. Click HERE to download the APPLICATION FORM 
9.Registration Applicants will be registered as volunteer interpreters and contacted by us regarding the meeting. 
We are also planning to hold a course for English language volunteer interpreters.
・Dates: 7/5、7/19、8/9、8/23、9/6、9/13 (Sat.)13:30 - 15:00

■Inquiries/Application to
Kitakami International Assembly Hall
Kitakami-shi Shogai Gakusyu Center,
1-3-1 Odori, Kitakami city, Iwate 024-0061
TEL: 0197-63-4497 (Mon. to Sat. from 13:00-19:00)