The activities of the Sagamihara International Lounge are carried out in collaboration with volunteers.
If you are interested, please feel free to join us anytime.

Volunteer type

Volunteer Interpreter/Translator
・Cooperating with interpreter dispatch and translation
Interpreter dispatch or translation based on requests from city government agencies or foreign residents. 
・Cooperating with support for foreigners in the event of a disaster
Based on the request of the city, it corresponds to interpretation or translation at the Sagamihara International Lounge, etc. in the event of a disaster. 
・Cooperate in business
At the Sagamihara International Lounge, a practical training session will be held for volunteer interpreters and translators.

Business cooperation volunteer

・Cooperating with learning support
At the Sagamihara International Lounge, in addition to regularly supporting the study of foreign residents, 
for consultation. 
・Cooperate in international exchange
Regular exchange meetings between foreign residents and Japanese people.In addition, lectures to promote international understanding among citizens and seminars for foreign residents 
A course that teaches Japanese lifestyle habits. 
・Cooperate with information dissemination
Participate in the Sagamihara International Lounge project and create an introductory article. 
This is a proposal for the content of information dissemination at the Sagamihara International Lounge. 
・Cooperating with disaster prevention awareness
Conduct training and dissemination of information for the purpose of disaster prevention enlightenment for foreign residents.

subcommittees, etc.

Those who have registered as project cooperation volunteers and those who have registered as volunteer interpreters or translators who are willing to cooperate with the project are invited to participate in a subcommittee organized by the city to discuss the details of the project and to assist in the operation of the project. We will ask for your cooperation.
Group meetings are held regularly at the Sagamihara International Lounge for business preparation.
In addition, those who have registered as interpreter volunteers or translator volunteers and who are willing to cooperate in supporting foreigners in the event of a disaster will be asked to participate in disaster drills organized by the city.

How to register

Please submit the volunteer registration/renewal application form to the Sagamihara International Lounge.
After a 6-month volunteer experience period, you will be registered after confirming the documents that can be used for interview and identity verification.