Volunteer Opportunities in Japantown


Photo Courtesy of Volunteer Photographer – Kevin Frates

Year-round, the Japantown community asks for volunteers to help program a lot of the events in Japantown. Some of our events, like the Cherry Blossom Festival requires almost 500 volunteers. We understand there are a lot of great causes out there and giving your time to help support the community is something we treasure. We hope you can consider the following opportunities:

J-Pop Summit Festival


Photo Courtesy of J-Pop Summit

Become a J-POP SUMMIT volunteer and get great benefits!

To make the seventh annual J-POP SUMMIT a success, they need your help!
 The J-POP SUMMIT seeks to build a strong team of volunteers to assist us on Friday, August 7th, Saturday, August 8th and Sunday, August 9th at the J-POP SUMMIT 2015*.
 Become a volunteer and receive official J-POP SUMMIT 2015 goodies!

◉ Fort Mason Center – J-POP SUMMIT 2015 ◉
They need dedicated volunteers for Saturday, August 8th and Sunday, August 9th at the J-POP SUMMIT 2015. The J-POP SUMMIT value syour help and time in making the J-POP SUMMIT 2015 a joyful and successful event. Thank you very much for your interest in volunteering with them!

★ Benefits for Fort Mason Center volunteers include:☆ J-POP SUMMIT x Wikia Collaboration T-shirts☆ Doraemon bag filled with sponsor goodies☆ One of the following*:a) Ticket purchase refund (VIP Pass excluded) or
b) A free ticket to Sake summit at Union Square or
c) Two movie tickets for Japan Film Festival at New People Cinema*Your options will vary depending on the type of your ticket.

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We’re also looking for volunteers who can help at Japan Film Festival of San Francisco (August 7th – 16th at Castro Theatre and NEW PEOPLE Cinema)! Visit this application page for more details!
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Japantown Visitor’s Greeting Center


The Japantown Visitor’s Greeting is a idea born out of the need to guide our visitors here in Japantown. The Japantown Marketing and Economic Development committee in partnership with Japantown Task Force and Japantown Merchants Association wants the Visitor Greeting Center to be the welcoming port for Japantown guests. If interested please fill in the form below.


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