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Close to world-renowned Niseko, but far from the crowds of tourists, Iwanai has a unique charm of its own. New friends, delicious food, beautiful scenery, and memories await. We are always looking for hard-working, outgoing, and competent individuals interested in developing skills in service, IT, project management, general maintenance, marketing, and food preparation. If you have been traveling for a while and wish to sink your teeth into a project or just looking to get off the beaten trail, then this is the place for you.
Depending on the season, life/work on the mountain can get pretty tough. The accommodation is away from town, it gets pretty chilly at night and it's not unusual to find bugs and other wildlife around the house.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Not only will you be able to interact with the locals, practice Japanese, and eat some of the best food in Japan, but guests are contributing to the development of a new destination. Being heavily involved in the community, our guests are often invited to participate in local festivals, BBQs, and other events. The locals here are excited to have you around, so don't be surprised if they buy you a drink and invite you into their homes.
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.
All helpers are required to pitch in with basic housework. apart from working hours. We are looking for helpers who have experience living in a share house and require minimal instruction on living with others. Extroverts welcome! Productivity welcome! life is too short to sit and look at your phone all day.
This fall we will need your help cleaning up the construction site and surrounding property before the snow comes. This winter we will need your support with basic building maintenance and in the resort kitchen. No special skills are required, but guests with IT, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, or cooking skills are preferred. We appreciate those who put in the time to do a good job and your effort, or lack thereof will not go unnoticed.
If possible, please pick up an international driver's license before your visit. This will come in handy on weekends when you'd like to go shopping or explore the area. We offer work with minimum Hokkaido labor law wage or more, for all hours worked in all months of the year, with no deductions for accommodation. food or transportation. If you are interested in joining us, please write a message describing your skills, qualifications, and the desired arrival date. All applicants must hold a valid work visa to apply.
5-bed rooms and shared living room, kitchen , bathroom
Iwanai has the most snack bars per capita in Hokkaido, let's go for a drink and Karaoke!
4 hot springs within walking distance of the house.
Some of the best sushi bars on the island, NO BS
A bus departs from Sapporo or Otaru station nearly every hour. We can pick you up from the Iwanai bus terminal if you provide an accurate arrival time.
"Wa" is a Japanese cultural concept usually translated into English as "harmony". It implies a peaceful unity and conformity within a social group in which members prefer the continuation of a harmonious community over their personal interests. We all do our best to maintain the "WA" at work, at home, and especially when out in the community.
Please be aware of your surroundings and put your housemates and the local people before yourself.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
25 hours a week
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