The foreign language volunteer system was established to promote international exchange and convention activities with the support of citizen volunteers with language skills, toward contributing to the development of Sapporo as "a city of 3 Cs" (citizens, conventions and communication).
1. Serving as interpreters, guides or translators in exchange activities with sister cities and other foreign municipalities.
2. Serving as interpreters or receptionists at international conventions held in Sapporo, and providing information on venues and tourist spots in and around the city.
3. Providing information to non-Japanese residents and tourists.
4. Preparing and translating information for non-Japanese residents and tourists.