Come and visit us for nature & snow activities in Hokkaido, Japan

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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.
  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are located in the premier mountain Ski and MTB resort of Japan with an epic location!

    Urgent request
    Any day from May 10th to end of July or August
    We need a person that has carpentry
    painting and wallpapering skiils
    We had a carpenter suddenly cancel.
    So if you have carpenter & building skills please contact us

    From July please come It's summer
    From September to December its autumn.
    Tennis swimming cycling mountain climbing.
    New for this 2018 summer and autumn flow mountain bike MTB trail and MTB to use in the local town.

    Good food as much as you want.
    We have a comfortable bed for you.
    Let's enjoy hokkaido in its best seasons
    July August September October and November.

    In spring (April) still lots of snow and good weather we may need helpers.

    This winter prefance to those who can start before December 20th and stay for at least 2 months or all winter.
    Shared ski lift passes avalible and accommodation within walking distance to the ski lifts.

    Timing:
    Summer, autumn & Spring minimum 2 weeks - Preference given to those who have an international driver's licence.

    During this time we provide:
    3 meals per day (we will cook lunch and dinner for you during help days)
    Ski lodge accommodation at Hirafu ski resort.
    Group activities
    Sports gear (tennis, swimming, cycling)
    MTBs & Bicycles for you to use.
    Spring (April) depending on the policies set by the ski resort committee, we may have some shared ski passes that you can use for free. ski mountains are open until May 6th and there is still a lot of snow. We are located only 150m from the main ski lifts.

    If you have a lot of experiences in one of the following we urge you to apply:
    House renovations
    Painting
    Fixing things
    Writing skills
    IT skills
    Design (Illustrator, Photoshop or WordPress)
    You have an international driver's licence and will be okay with other tasks such as cooking and house cooking.

    We can only accept helpers with valid work permits in all months of the year.

    We will offer work with minimum wage or more, for all hours worked in all months of the year, according to the labour law of Japan. A small amount will be taken out to pay for meals and accommodation.

    We could sponsor your work visa or you gain working holiday visa easily.

    The eligible countries are:

    Australia, Argentina, Austria , Denmark, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, Norway,Taiwan, Hong Kong (SAR), Ireland, Slovakia, Poland, Portugal, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain, and the United Kingdom who are between the ages of 18 and 30 can apply for a working holiday visa for Japan in the Japan 🇯🇵 embassy or consulate unusually located in the country of your passport 🛂.
    Work visa sponsorship may be possible if you have graduated from university and more than 3 years work experience- this visa sponsorship process takes a long time however and a lot of work both for workawayer and host.

    Come to the best place in Japan because no matter what season, the nature, sports, onsens and food are the best here!!

    Helpers who can speak both Japanese and English will be especially welcomed.

    Looking forward to meet you!!

    Scott and Sanae.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Not so much in winter as it has been overtaken by a foreign customer base and workforce.
    Outside of winter more chance to learn about Japan and the world in general

  • Help

    Help

    A variety of help and skills are required from Lodge maintenance, website updating and much more.

    We prefer Workawayers that can drive in Japan, OR who can read and write Japanese, OR who can paint and do odd tasks OR who are good at homepage design and making in Wordpress.

    ....

    We can only accept helpers with valid work permits in all months of the year.

    We will offer work with minimum wage or more, for all hours worked in all months of the year, according to the labour law of Japan. A small amount will be taken out to pay for meals and accommodation.

    We could sponsor your work visa or you gain working holiday visa easily.

    The eligible countries are:

    Australia, Argentina, Austria , Denmark, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, Norway,Taiwan, Hong Kong (SAR), Ireland, Slovakia, Poland, Portugal, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain, and the United Kingdom who are between the ages of 18 and 30 can apply for a working holiday visa for Japan in the Japan 🇯🇵 embassy or consulate unusually located in the country of your passport 🛂.
    Work visa sponsorship may be possible if you have graduated from university and more than 3 years work experience- this visa sponsorship process takes a long time however and a lot of work both for workawayer and host.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Japanese

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The most popular choice during summer and autumn is being provided with
    3 meals per day (we or another member will cook lunch and dinner for you during help days.) all days unlimited food.
    Alpine ski resort lodge accommodation at Hirafu ski resort

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Group activities
    Sports gear (tennis, swimming, cycling)
    Bicycles for you to use.

    Car to drive to the links local attractions
    Amazing area really.

    It's cheap to get here from Tokyo or Osaka. Start from about $50 USD for a flight from Tokyo.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Summer until November 31st - between 20-32 hrs week. Depending if helpers all want meals with food requests. Car use and other benefits or just accommodation. 4 days help with 3 day weekend. Car to explore surrounding areas.






























































































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