Orientation for city volunteers in Fukushima Prefecture was held at various venues within and outside the prefecture from May 2019 – July 2019!

As the first meeting between the staff and the volunteer applicants, it was an opportunity for the staff to share information such as the role of city volunteers and the outline of the venue for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

After being divided into groups, the participants bonded through group activities and deepened their friendships as they looked towards working alongside one another at next year's games.

Volunteers will attend additional training workshops covering topics such as first-aid and tourism, giving them additional opportunities to connect with each other as they prepare to show famous Japanese hospitality to prefectural visitors as the “face” of Fukushima Prefecture.