Come, stay and help in our lodge located in Nagano's beautiful countryside in Japan



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    We are newly renovated lodging in Tateshina, Nagano prefecture, Japan. It is in the middle of beautiful mountains and lakes. The lodge has 20 rooms, with about 15 employees (including part-time workers). Guests enjoy mountain hiking, trekking, running, camping, mountain bikes, etc. in rich nature. There are also lots of museums and snow resorts nearby.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    First they can stay in beautiful environment for free, and hopefully they will benefit from inter-cultural experience of working with nice Japanese people and interaction with guests from various countries.

    Most of us enjoy daily walk and run in the surrounding lakes and trekks, go mountain climbing, mountain-biking, skiing/snowboarding, doing art works, so hopefully workawayers can join those activities too.

    Since our place is near one of the most ancient cultural area of Japan called JO-MON, there are ruins and interesting museums so workawayers can learn about historic side of Japan. Also, if visitors are interested in nature, including plants, animals, insects, weather, etc, this is the best place to go out and examine with real examples.

  • 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 look for foreigners to help general customer services and housekeeping, in accordance with workawayers background and interest.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We provide a dormitory with single-occupancy room with a bed with shared bathroom and kitchen, where some of other employees live in. Workawayers can also enjoy Onsen (natural hot spring) of the lodge.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    - We are in the middle of beautiful mountains, including Yatsugatake, and in front Tateshina lake, so workawayers can go hiking or skiing/snowboarding, running, mountain biking, etc.
    - However, transportation is not very convenient (there is public bus line, but not very frequent), so it may be convenient if they have own ways of transportation (car, motorbike, or bicycle).
    - We will pay for the work, above minimum wage standard of the area. Since we do not usually serve meals for employees except special occasions, we expect workawayers to be responsible for their own food expenses from the said wage (there's a communal kitchen in the dormitory, and we will help for a transportation for grocery shopping).
    - Foreign workawayers must obtain work permits or working-holiday visas in Japan.

  • 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

    6-8 hours/day

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Host ref number: 457233554535