FILS’ activities and events are supported by volunteers.
How do they organise their work？
How new volunteer staff join their work？
Let's see how they work.
System and works of voluteers
| Management Committee
This commitee proposes, prepares and presents FILS’ annual activity plan.
Staff members are mainly from International Exchange Volunteer Groups in Fuji City and neighbouring areas.
Some members are individual volunteers.
This Committee decides FILS’ activities and events.
The three special groups actually work under the management committee.
They are Public Relations(Koho Bu), Cultural Affairs(Bunka Koryu Bu) and Support&Training(Shien Ikusei Bu).
| Public Relations Group(Koho Bu)
They hold monthly meeting on every first Tuesday.
This group is in charge of FILS’ public relation activities, and publishes FILS Letter (FILS Dayori) four times a year.
Also is in charge of management of the FILS Homepage.
| Cultural Affairs Group (Bunka Koryu Bu)
They hold monthly meeting on every third Tuesday and are in charge of organizing multi-cultural exchange events.
They actively perform events, project planning, and negotiate and communicate with external personnel.
| Support and Training Group (Shien Ikusei Bu)
This group hold six meetings per year.
Engages in activities like lifestyle support for foreign residents and help to promote foreign children’s education.
This group aims that all ages of foreigners have good education, jobs and live in Japan independently.
| Events planned and organaized together with FILS and volunteers.
Speech Contest in Japanese language
Foreigners living in and around Fuji-shi compete with their speeches in Japanese language.
FILS and volunteers support the contestants.
THe international dance group "TEAM FILS" join Fuji Kaguya Hime Festival
,"Nihongo Classes" A wide range of Japanese language classes for foreign people are always welcome you.
"FＩＬＳ NIHONGO KYOSHITSU"
Personal lessons and small group lessons are available.
Lesson schedules could be flexible.
"TANOSHII NIHONGO １・2 "
Why not learn everyday Japanese conversation with other foreign people in a group
"HIRAGANA TAMAGO CLASS"
Children who are entering SHOGAKKO, an elementary school, next April, learn HIRAGANA
"NIHONGO VOLUNTEER INTRODUCTORY COURSE"
People who are wishig to become Volunteer Japanese Language Teachers can learn in this course
"NIHONGO VOLUNTEER STEP UP COURSE"
This is for experienced Volunteer Japanese Language Teachers
"SUMMER SCHOOL for FOREIGN SCHOOL CHILDREN"
This is to supprt foreign school children on homework for summer holiday
| Volunteer Groups who take part in FILS
ＦＩＬＳ is spported by International Volunteer Groups in and aroud Fuji-shi
The Fuji Association for International Relations ←LINK
Fuji-shi Japan-China Friendship Association
Hippo Family Club
Fuji Civitan Club
Fuji Nihongono Kai
Kurubino Do Brazil
Kokusaikoryu no ＷＡ
| FILS always welcomes new volunteers.
Would you like to work with FILS Volunteer Staff?
Does anyone want to work for international events?
Does anyone want to teach Japanese language to foreign people?
Does anyone want to perform dance, martial arts, musical instruments, or sing songs from all over the world?
Japanese, foreigners, students, or workers, anyone and everyone is welcome
Do you feel a little nervous on volunteer work?
Do not be shy!
Volunteers Introductry class is available.
Ask for more detailed information at the reception in FILS.