Enjoy Japanese rural life in a small seaside town in Okayama, Japan



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  • Description


    Hi we have a guest house with lots of interesting people and need someone to help out with cleaning. It's about two hours a day, or 10 hours a week. In exchange we can offer accommodation in a private room, or share a room if there are two of you. Meals are your responsibility (there is a kitchen, fridge etc for your use). The house is on the water at Hinase, Okayama. It is a three-storey building, 5 minutes walk from Hinase Station. We're very flexible and casual.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can see life in a smallish city in Japan and learn some Japanese from the locals. Hinase is a different side of Japan than the big cities, so the cultural experience is much more authentic.

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  • 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


    It's cleaning. No more than two hours a day.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will have a private room in a three-storey house on the water at Hinase.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are ferries to the islands from the harbour in front of the house. Bikes are available for rent to get around. The station is close and Osaka is two hours by local train.

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    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

    I work remotely myself. We have good internet. Hours are fairly flexible

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 2 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 875839792362