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Got Japanese skills? Want to volunteer in Okinawa?
Submitted by Brooke on Thu, 2011/02/17 - 14:28.
Ishigaki triathalon is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer as interpreters in April during this big event. Below is an e-mail from the CIR in charge of the event:
Hi, my name is Stephanie Toriumi, and I am the current CIR in charge of the volunteer interpreters for the Ishigaki ITU Triathlon World Cup 2011 and Ishigaki Island Triathlon 2011. As top athletes from around the world come to compete in the Ishigaki ITU Triathlon World Cup each year, Ishigaki City works to promote international exchange and peace by welcoming and supporting these athletes. However, we cannot do this without the help of volunteer interpreters including CIRs and locals.
The Ishigaki ITU Triathlon World Cup 2011 and Ishigaki Island Triathlon
Period: April 13 - 20, 2011
Location: Ishigaki City (Ishigaki Island), Okinawa Prefecture
* You will need to pay your own travel expenses.
* You will need to convince your office to allow you to come on special
* You will be provided with a free homestay. It’s an excellent
Some links for information about the triathlon and Ishigaki:
Stephanie Toriumi, Coordinator for International Relations