Help at our small hip hostel with cafe and a records shop in Osaka, Japan



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  • Description


    We are a hip boutique hostel in Osaka. Visit around Osaka is easy as we are located within walking distance of three stations (JR Line, Midosuji and Sakaisuji subway lines). We are also within walking distance of central areas such as Namba.
    Around our hostel there are many cheap, local restaurants, as well as super markets and shops.

    The hostel features a shared living area containing a loft with cafe and a records shop.
    The cafe, located on the first floor serves in-house roasted coffee and some meals.
    You can play any records you would like to listen to!
    At the cafe, we sometimes have live music events and food parties so there are many chances to meet local Osaka people.
    We invite you to relax in our building, enjoy a friendly, fun and intimate atmosphere, surf our top-of-the-range internet(Wi-Fi) and make yourself at home!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The staff who will be working with you at our hostel have very good vibes so it’s easy to make friends with each other.
    We think that Osaka is the friendliest place in Japan, so it will be very easy for you to make friends with not only our staff and guests, but people in the neighborhood.
    The area we are located is very unique place with the desire to provide people with an authentic experience of our city in a very colorful and vibrant area. We hope we can show you what Shinsekai has to offer, and we look forward to your stay!

  • 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 are seeking a live-in someone who can help us a few hours a week at our hostel.
    Please note that a WORKING HOLIDAY or STUDENT VISA is required.

    Workawayes such as below are greatly welcome who:
    -can stay for at least 2 months (or more!)
    -can speak English and is motivated to learn Japanese
    -loves to talk with people all over the world
    -happy to help other people (guests and other staff)
    -understands various cultures.

    [Helping conditions]
    ●Various cleaning the facilities (e.g. making beds, cleaning bathrooms)
    ●Washing and drying the dishes, clothes.
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️11:00am~(2-4hours), 4-5 days a week

    ●We offer accommodation and the payment in line with the minimum wage and local labour laws.
    ●It doesn't come with meals but you are feel free to use the kitchen.

    If you are interested, please contact us with the following information:
    - Real name (and nickname if preferred)
    - Nationality
    - Age
    - Gender
    - Preferred start/finish dates
    - Type of visa
    - Languages spoken
    - A short introduction of yourself (for example any hobbies/interests, plans in Japan etc.)

    We might not be able to reply your message since we have lots of inquiries.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We will provide you with 1 bunk bed in a mixed dormitory room with a security box, clothes hangers, an outlet, a shelf, free wifi, shower rooms, toilets, hair drier and laundry.

    Please note that we are not able to provide full meals. However, you are free to take free, instant coffee, tea, Japanese tea, and various seasonings for free. You are also free to use the kitchen if you wish to cook your own meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have been running guesthouses and cafes for ten years.
    Our hostel is a small, boutique hostel and because of this we hope to encourage a family-like atmosphere amongst our staff.
    We believe that happy staff can make our guests happy, and we love hosting people from all around the world.
    We are located in the heart of Shinsekai, just seconds from Tsutenkaku and surrounded by the lively and friendly locals.
    We are only moments away from very popular tourist areas.
    When you work with us, you will not only see the popular tourist spots of Japan,
    but you will be able to experience local life within this wonderful community.

  • A little more information

    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

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    Hours expected

    2-4 hours per day, 4-5 days a week

Host ref number: 269891968998