Help in our ski resort and b&b in Appi Kogen, Hachimantai, Japan



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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    English and Japanese couple, seeking help for a renovated B&B in our ski resort, Hachimantai, for the Winter Season.

    We've been a little slow answering emails and apologize in advance for that as we've been concentrating on further renovations to the property to make it more attractive to guests and help alike !!

    This is our fourth season here at Appi and we're hoping to have a great time and working hard with whoever comes to help us out.

    Our place is homely with 8 guest bedrooms and enough communal area to relax and unwind. It's a family affair that offers ski passes for 5 hours a day help for a long stay.

    Room, board and plenty of time to enjoy the slopes when you're here. Obviously working hard is a must but we're flexible with scheduling and volunteering hours. If you'd like to experience Northern Japan, without the Chaos of Hokkaido (Nisseko) then this place is ideal.

    Due to insurance stipulations we would prefer people 26 or older with an International driving permit.

    Warm clothes are a MUST.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    Snow removal, general maintenance, room/ overall cleaning and well as general upkeep. Basic food prep and cleaning. International driving license a Big plus for pick up and drop off service.

    It's not a large B&B but we want it to be fun not only for the customers but the staff and volunteers too.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Japanese

  • Accommodation


    Shared bedroom accommodation provided, with Room and board (shared accommodation). Ski passes for a long stay.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It's a great place with wonderful local people. If you want the night life of Niseko this is definitely not for you. The snow is great, it's a very relaxing place to come that offers great all round skiing. Morioka is the closest city with plenty to do. It only takes just over 2 hours from Tokyo to get here on the Shinkansen. There are plenty of onsens in the area as well as other local ski resorts.

    We're looking for outgoing people who may want to learn a little Japanese while they're here. Relaxed family atmosphere with a communal sense. It's cold and hard work at times but at the end of the day we can all sit down and relax.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day,

Host ref number: 932639882199

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