Come help us to create a space for everyone and explore Setouchi, Japan




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  • Description


    We are small guesthouse in Ushimado Setouchi city, Okayama Western Japan. It opened September 2019.
    Ushimado is located in the middle of Kinki, Shikoku and Kyushu region with good access to transportation. Ushimado has mild climate, nature and tourist resources. 

    I’d like you to be able to enjoy your time here, Okayama! That is important! And You will be able to have great time with guests and locals as well.

    We want to create a space that is open to various tourists and neighbors regardless of their nationality, age or occupation in Okayama. And promotes and encourages culture exchange and learning of lots of things.

    We believe that an encounter enriches one’s life multiplying potentials in life. Although each person has various definition of happiness, We hope my guest house could provide happy encounters !

    Job description //
    ・Cleaning rooms and making beds
    ・Assist guests
    ・DIY projects
    ・Attend and help us at our events
    ・Some gardening ...

    Applicants must have//
    · Working visa
    · Great smile, friendly and responsible.
    · Desire to work in hospitality industries

    There is no necessity to be fluent Japanese. It’s the thought that counts.

    Hours expected //
    3-8h a day, 5 days a week

    * * Please copy and paste the below questions and answer them. * *
    ・When would you like to come and help us (which date to which date)?
    ・Type of visa: Tourist visa or Working Holiday visa
    ・Which language do you speak?
    ・ What made you want to apply to help us?
    ・A short introduction about yourself
    ・Do you have special skills that may help us? (art, designing posters or flyers, painting, photography, cooking, drawing, marketing, advertising, social media, etc)

    ☺︎ LGTBQ+ friendly

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn or practice Japanese
    Learn to cook Japanese meals with us
    Experience all the amazing foods in Okayama
    Run,Walk,Bike ride while seeing beautiful ocean views
    Make friends with people from all over the world
    Have great time with locals

  • 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


    ◉ Receive guests with a big warm smile, help them, Be helpful.
    ◉ Socialize and make people feel like they are at home.
    ◉ Organize some activities and events! BBQ, KAMP, Language exchange meetup

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Intermediate

    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


    In winter we can offer private room, and in summer a bed in dormitory room.
    We have shared kitchen, bathroom, laundry and WiFi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    ◉ From Okayama station about 25min train + 30min bus ride + 10min walk to reach us, near beach.
    ◉We provide tea and coffee, Seasoning, Every Saturday we cook and eat together.
    ( We can provide free rice and veggies if we have alots from the local farm )
    ◉ If you are not happy with this place or we are not happy with your behavior,Your stay will be terminated.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    3-8h a day, 3 or 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 865556746885