The Organizing Committee of the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 have commenced the volunteer recruitment campaign.
As many as 80 thousand people will be involved in the management of the Olympic Games, which will be held between 24 July and 9 August 2020, while another 30 thousand will be enrolled by the municipality of the Japanese capital to support tourists who attend the competitions.
As regards the Games, the Organizing Committee has announced a call for tenders to search for young and old volunteers, to be stationed in the places where the Olympic and Paralympic competitions will take place, the latter scheduled from 25 August to 6 September 2020.
The selection of volunteers will end in December. The announcement indicates that no compensation is provided, and that everyone will have to arrange their own accommodation. However, meals on days of service and the volunteer uniform will be paid for by the organizing committee.
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