1. Toyama International Center (“TIC” located in the CIC building)

Language classes, movie clubs, flower arranging, city tours, monthly lectures (you could be asked to give a talk), information desk, souvenir shop, etc…. The TIC “What’s Happening” newsletter, published monthly, is also available on this site. It lists volunteer opportunities, festivals, and classes offered for the current month. A very good reference for things that are happening in Toyama Prefecture. Available in English.

2. Toyama International Center (TIC) International Exchange Resource Bank

Looking for a tutor, want to help someone learn a language? You can register your information with the TIC for potential volunteer opportunities.

Contact:5-5 Ushijimashinmachi INTEC Bldg 4F, Toyama City, 930-0856

Tel: 076-444-2500

E-mail: tic@tic-toyama.or.jp

Note: For other potential volunteering opportunities, you can contact organizations such as  Toyama YMCA, Takaoka Rotary Club, or check out the  Toyama Prefecture Website. You can also get involved check with your school, your local community center, other JETs in your area, and the monthly Toyama News Bulletin. The opportunities to volunteer and get involved are endless!

One comment

  • Lorena-Maria Filip (5 years)

    Hi there,

    My name is Lorena and I live in London. I will be in Japan for three months starting September. I will be interested to volunteer as an English teacher if you need. I speak intermediate Japanese and I am a native English speaker. Please let me know if there are any opportunities.

    Kind regards,


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