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Come to our mountain village and ski resort in Nozawa Onsen, Japan

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  • Last activity: 21 Apr 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    Based in Nozawa Onsen a very Traditional Farming village and Ski Resort town in the mountains of Nagano Japan.
    It is also one of the most famous hot spring towns in Japan with 13 free onsens to enjoy all year round.
    In Winter it is a mecca for skiers and snowboarders with some of the best powder snow in the world.

    We are looking for helpers for our busy Ski lodges over the Winter season from December to March
    Jobs involve ; Snow Shovelling, Guests relations, Cooking and Cleaning. Spending time with all our amazing guests from around the world and working in a terrific international team.

    If can speak Japanese would be a great help and increase chances. Good hospitality experience and skills a plus too. Check out our reviews for more details, we have been welcoming work aways for many years now and really enjoy the help and experience they bring. Couples preferred but anyone welcome to apply for a spot.
    Wage paid for every hour of help.
    Note must be a minimum of one month stay to apply. Longer is better for us.

    Anyone interested please contact us, we look forward to hearing from you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience life in a rural Japanese Village
    Chance to learn some Japanese language skills
    Indulge in famous Japanese Hot Springs or Onsen and hike the beautiful Mountains
    Learn some new skills and meet some great people

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • 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 looking for helpers for our guest houses and all the tasks that go with it

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Mountain lodges. Staff get to use the staff accommodation and beds in beautiful Japanese style Tatami rooms with views over the mountains. Would be sharing with other Workaway team but if a couple have own room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located in a small Mountain Village and snow resort in Japan. You will enjoy Japanese local life style as well as Mt Biking, Hiking and the amazing hot springs

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have high speed internet through out our lodges, staff accommodation and the whole town.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 761864348494

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