International Exchange Volunteers

NIA has established a volunteer system in order to foster and advance international exchange programs with the people of Niigata. Volunteers that participate in NIA activities help greatly in building bridges of friendship.

Volunteer Activities & Registration Procedure

Become an Interpreter or Translator

Language interpreters and translators are needed for NIA’s activities. Anybody 18 years or older may register to be a language volunteer.

Become an Earth Supporter

Event volunteers, called Earth Supporters, assist with the management and operations of international exchange events such as the International Education Presentation Contest. Anybody 18 years or older may register to be an Earth Supporter.


For details on volunteer registration, please contact Niigata International Association:
Phone: 025-290-5650 Fax: 025-249-8122 E-mail: