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Come experience snow season and work with us in our boutique ski lodge in Tangram Nagano, Japan!!

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  • Last activity: 14 Apr 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    Time of Employment: December 10th 2024 to End of March 2025 (It is essential you join for the full season, not only a portion).

    Our names are Adam and Kate and we run an 11 room boutique ski lodge in Nagano Japan! We are looking for amazing individuals to join our team who have experience in service- especially as a chef and cleaning team members. Adam is originally from Australia and Kate is originally from California. We have lived in NYC, Sydney, Tokyo, and now the mountains. We are passionate about hosting guests and creating memorable snow experiences for our guests. Come join us!

    Please note you must obtain a working holiday visa to work with us. Please ask us for the link for eligible countries and guidelines for obtaining the visa.

    Look forward to hearing from you!

  • 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

    We will offer the opportunity to live and work in Japan all while enjoying skiing and snowboarding and making international friends and connections! My husband and I (the owners) have been living and working in Japan for almost 5 years now. We are very tied to the Tangram Madarao community and will foster your connections to the local community as we will be onsite working alongside you every day. You will be able to learn about the history of the area, local foods and specialties, as well as enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings that Nagano has to offer.

  • 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:
    - People with extensive experience as a chef and someone who is detail oriented and would want to join our cleaning team.
    - We pay 1000 JPY an hour (this is before tax and is above Nagano minimum wage). If you have ample experience we can discuss payment amounts.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Employee accommodation - newly renovated and spacious. Accommodation is included in your package and it is onsite.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will be provided with a season pass for skiing and snowboarding if you stay on for the season! There is so much to do and see in the surrounding area and the food is incredible in this part of Nagano!

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    35-40 hours a week

Host ref number: 894498173278



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