Join our American-Japanese family and live in a 150 year old traditional house in Shiga, Japan

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Japón

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    Última actividad

    06/11/2021

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  2021 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 3 semanas

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a family of 6, Japanese and American couple and the kids who speak both Japanese and English but mostly English at home. We are interested in meeting new people and learning from them about their world. Our biggest interests at the moment are our kids and their future with more holistic, cooperative and creative approach.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Ayuda doméstica

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    On top of staying in an 150 year old, traditional Japanese house (that is in the middle of renovation) with a Japanese/American family... Omihachiman is a small and quiet town and you will get a sense of what life in a small town in Japan feels like. The city is small enough it is walkable to shops. There are also small lakes and lake biwako (the largest lake in Japan) near by that is accessible by either bus or bicycle (there is an extra set of bicycle you can use). Kyoto is accessible in under an hour and Osaka in a little over an hour by train.

    We want you to make the most of your time here and we encourage people to explore. Weekends and most week nights are free time for you, and we are happy to help you find places and experiences of interest to you.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Primarily we need help with childcare. We have three little ones; ages 9, 7, 4 and 2. It is important that you enjoy being around children and have patience and curiosity while interacting, engaging, and playing with them.

    We need help mostly on weekdays. We could discuss the details and plan schedules together that fit your interests and needs.

    While we ask for you to be responsible for interacting and being with the kids for about 20 hours a week, please keep in mind that kids have no concept of schedules. Pretty much anytime you are around they will want to play and interact with you. We will do our best to take over, but if you need a break it is probably best to go to your room or be out of the house.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    You will have a private room, but the rest of the house is shared with our family. Meals are provided in that we welcome you to eat with us and share in what is prepared; the cuisine is homestyle Japanese and simple. Though we do make pancakes on Sunday mornings:)

    We would like your help keeping the house in order. We will not ask you to do our household chores or clean the toilet, but we do ask you to clean up after yourself and help out... just like a member of the family would.

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    Algo más...

    As mentioned above, when we welcome someone into our home, we treat them like a member of the family and we would like them to return the same consideration:

    Please conserve energy and water
    Please keep the house and amenities clean
    Please keep cell phone use to a minimum around children (We do not have TV in the house. We try not to be on our phone or computer when our children are around.)

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Uno

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    Horas esperadas

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

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Precisión del perfil: (4.8)

Intercambio cultural: (4.8)

Comunicación: (5.0)







Número de referencia de anfitrión: 153995759951