Looking for help in the Japanese Mountain in Nozawa Onsen, Japan



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  • Description


    We are a Japanese family based in Nozawa Onsen, a traditional Japanese village, located in Nagano prefecture, which takes around 2.5 hours from Tokyo.

    This town is famous for its reliable powder snow and public hot spring baths (onsens), of which there are 13 freely accessible throughout the town. Come enjoy the powder and experience the hot spring yourself!

    We operate a small food court in town and in winter season, we need a hall staff to liaise with our customers as most of them are foreigners.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Rural life style of a Japanese family.
    Chances to learn Japanese and interact with multicultural people.
    Indulge in the onsen culture, experience the traditional architecture with temples, shrines, traditional ryokan, and beautiful nature/snow at the same time!
    The unlimited variety of slopes and courses will ensure you to enjoy the ultimate in skiing, snowboarding.

  • 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.

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    We operate a small scale food court in town, and in winter, it's always packed with tourists and snow enthusiasts.
    Hence, we need a hand in guiding and mainly mingling with the customers to give them an idea how the independent stalls work. Some general cleaning will be needed.

    Hall Staff / General Helper
    Work Description : Clean tables and guide customers
    Period of work : Mid Dec - end of February/early March
    Minimum stay : 1 month
    Working Hours : 5pm - 9pm
    Language Skills : Basic Japanese is a MUST for daily communication and understanding tasks.
    Visa : Working Holiday Visa holder preferred.

  • Languages spoken

    Japanese: Fluent
    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Private Japanese Tatami Room with toilet. Food and share access to lift pass.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 985655142123