The global recruitment of Games volunteers for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 officially started under the slogan of "Friends Unite!" at a launching ceremony here on Saturday. According to the organizers HAGOC, about 52,000 volunteers will be needed to serve the Asian Games and Asian Para Games.
The volunteers will be engaged in 13 work areas including competition operations, language service, spectator service and information technology at the opening and closing ceremonies and during sports competitions and Games-related activities. Among them, 45,000 will provide service in Hangzhou while the other 7,000 will be deployed in the co-host cities of Ningbo, Wenzhou, Jinhua, Huzhou and Shaoxing.