We run a ryokan, restaurant and bar in Nozawaonsen. Have have basic summer maintenance work for the next few months at a few different venues around the village. We welcome workers who would like to learn about Japanese culture and language.
Please note we only accept workaway members with a valid Working Holiday Visa for Japan.
All helpers are paid.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
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A stay with us in Nozawa Onsen will give you an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture, food and language. You will get to enjoy a traditional Japanese onsen village which is famous for it's 13 free public onsens. Other cultural experiences include the shrine precinct, outdoor cooking onsen and the villages traditional festivals.
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We need help with lots of general maintenance tasks, including gardening, painting. carpentry work and general cleaning. This summer we also renovating our family home so people with good building skills would be most welcome!
Working hours are a minimum of 20 hours per week but for those looking for extra work we can offer up to 40 hours per week.
Minimum stay is 2 weeks (40 hours work).
Pay rate is ¥850 per hour.
Accommodation is supplied free of charge.
Food is not included but there is a kitchen to prepare meals.
Shared room in staff accommodation. Private room for couples.
Nozawa is a great base for other things to do and see in the Nagano area and is only a short bus ride from the Iiyama shinkansen train station.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Minimum 20 / Maximum 40 hours per week
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