Learn to snowboard/ski, make new friends and help us at our hotel on the slopes in Hakuba, Japan



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    We run a Hotel located in the beautiful mountain ranges of Hakuba, at Tsugaike Ski resort of Japan. We would love you to join us to experience some epic slopes with some of the best powder in the world!

    We have a preference for people that can stay longer than 2 months or all winter. For our Workaway team we provide minimum wage, free accommodation, 3 meals a day, ski/snowboard equipment, ski lift passes to be shared amongst volunteers, cheap staff drinks at our bar, fun and great memories.

    We are open during the winter season (November → April) and will be looking for volunteers to join us throughout this period.

    We are looking for a variety of skilled people so anyone can apply. We have a particular interested in people with the following skills:

    House renovations
    Bar Staff
    Writing Skills
    Multiple languages with a particular focus on English, Chinese & Japanese
    IT Skills
    Graphic Design
    Website Design

    We also have a preference for individuals who are able to drive and have an International Driving License.

    We can only accept applications from people who have a working holiday visa due to Japans working laws.

    Come and join our amazing team in one of the most beautiful places in the world!

    We look forward to meeting you!
    Fey & Elliot

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    While staying with you will have the opportunity to practice your snowboarding and skiing (we are located 20 meters from the ski lift!), practice language skills with guests and fellow volunteers, learn new skills the kitchen, bar and other areas of the hotel.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    We require a variety of skills at the hotel and in the kitchen. We are looking for people who are willing to work well in a team and use their initiative to get jobs done. Main duties for our volunteers will be:

    Clearing snow
    Help in the hotel Kitchen
    Help in the bar
    Cleaning rooms
    Picking up and dropping off guests
    Website updates
    Graphic Design
    General Maintenance
    Help with computers / internet
    Language lessons

    We have preference to people who can speak multiple languages with a particular focus on English, Chinese and Japenese. We are also looking for volunteers who have an international drivers license to help with driving for guests and to re-stock the kitchen.

    We can only accept applications from people who have a working holiday visa.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Shared male and female dormitories.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Group activities
    Cheap staff drinks at our bar
    Ski & Snowboarding
    Snowmobile rental
    Photography of local town (Hakuba)
    Events such as World Free Ride Championships
    A car provided by the hotel to visit local attractions (if the car is not being used)

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    up to 5 hours/day 5 days/week

Host ref number: 123848611633