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Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for passionate volunteers who can contribute to the success of Nikkei Matsuri. 

Volunteering your time at Nikkei Matsuri means making new friends, being part of a team, and supporting your community! Be a part of a family-friendly event that celebrates the significance of Japanese immigrants’ contribution to the Nikkei community. You can help in various ways leading up to, during and after the festival. 

For questions please contact volunteer.nikkeimatsuri@gmail.com

 

Before Nikkei Matsuri, we need help:

  • Promoting (giving out posters, bringing in more volunteers)
  • Setup — one week before the event

 

During Nikkei Matsuri, we need help:

  • Welcoming guests into the festival
  • Setup in the morning and clean up at night
  • Serving and preparing food
  • Running game stations for children
  • Selling merchandise at vendor booths
  • Running workshops and children’s activities
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • Managing parking for guests and vendors
  • Organizing and selling Japanese books
  • Taking photographs/videos for social media #NikkeiMatsuri
  • Promoting workshops and demos going on throughout the festival
    ...and more!

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