Enjoy Cultural exchange in our non-profit community at rural mountainside farm in Nasu, Japan

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  • Última actividad: 18 may 2024



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos un mes



  • Descripción


    Go crazy, Be happy.

    We need a long stay volunteer (minimum one month).

    From April to November, We have started farming. Get hands super dirty and be sweating like crazy! We need strong guys. Be strong, Be muscular.
    From November, Here it is super cold like crazy! Our house is like a mountain lodge and We don't have a heating system, We need strong guys. Be strong, Don't Be bitch. (Outside become -10 degrees and Inside is 5 or 6 degrees.)
    From December to April, the Farming season will be over. we will stop farming during winter.
    The main volunteer's tasks are house-keeping, Kids program, English program, etc...
    We are looking for a tough guy who never minds cold.
    We are looking for a self-starter, Not a lazy person, and Not be addicted to a mobile phone. (We need a responsible and motivated person, when the host is out of the house)

    First of all, the most important thing for us is that everyone would be happy.
    Second of all, to respect each other's differences.

    We are a small community (Non-Profit Community for Agriculture development and youth support) in this rural area, Nasu. Our mission is to attract young people into farming in this area. And our concept is "living together".

    Our community has a farmer's house surrounded by lush greenery. People who want to learn and enjoy many kinds of farming come to our Farmer's house. They take training for being a farmer and living daily life in this area. We are supporting them, Cleaning rooms, Laundry, Cooking and farming activities, Like as the family. And We have a small blueberry and vegetable farm.

    And, Our community has several Farms, Camping site, Outdoor activities, Community Radio station, kids programs, charity events, and more

    At the farm, We would be ready to get our hands super dirty and get sweaty like crazy! (Especially, from April to November) We are working hard with a lot of fun!

    You will be like as a part of the family and can dive into our way of creating a place of mutual respect, awareness, Volunteers join in fully with our lifestyle and joy in our community. You will be treated as a part of the family, so helping in the house with meals, washing up, etc. is part of being with us. I don't want volunteers to just be a business, exchange food, and rent for work.

    You will stay like as homestay. I would like to exchange cultures and share time together. We like to work outside, to spend time with other people, more than to see a smartphone, to spend time on the bed.

    We are a professional outdoor guide (Mountain guide, River guide, Snowboarding instructor, Outdoor cooking) and Love meeting new people. Enjoy community projects with local people. Cultural exchange with staff & guests so it's easy to make friends fast. Don't be shy, be outgoing and You can learn Japanese. Get to visit some area, interesting mountain or river, of cause Onsen too.

    Here is good for cultural exchange or learning possibilities and a way of making new friends.

    Important thing
    If you just simply want a bed to stay, don't apply. You need to cooperate in a team setting, be outgoing and friendly to be ready for associating with fellow community members.

    * Make new friends & world travel contacts with emphasis on cultural exchange!
    * Cultivate a spirit of mutual support
    * Improve social skills!
    * Learn / improve Japanese languages always spoken here by native
    * Enjoy an exciting and unique lifestyle very different from the normal thing at home!

    Looking forward to your shoulder under the boulder, brother.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Ayuda doméstica
    Trabajo de caridad
    Práctica de idiomas
  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Opportunities for outdoor recreation, hiking, kayaking, swimming, SUP and snowboarding in Nasu area by the beautiful Mountain and River (10 minutes away by car). There are lots of birds and wildlife in the area. Get to visit some area, interesting mountain or river, of cause Onsen too.

    To Japanese learner
    We are holding an "English Dope" Japanese-English or other languages cultural exchange party! Come on by to learn more about both languages and cultures, meet new people. Every week.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda


    - Farmer's house, Cleaning, and Maintenance
    We perform cleaning of the Farmer's house between the hours of 9:30 and 16:00. We clean up rooms, shared toilets, bathrooms, as well as the lounge and kitchen areas and extra. And laundry in the morning.

    - Farmer's house, Extra help, and your ideas.
    When we finish cleaning and maintenance before 4:00 pm. or When we don't go to the farm. We do extra things finding yourself to improve our farmer's house until 4:00 pm
    ( To clean up extra places, To paint a wall, To pick weeds off, To take leaves off, To wash extra laundry, and so on. We need your ideas and proposal. Whatever you can do. )

    - Local Farming (April to November)
    We are trying to establish a small farm by only hands! and The older farmer around this area can't do hard physical tasks. We go to the community member's farm to help them. Tasks and projects vary depending on the season and current needs. It's physically demanding work. Get hands super dirty and be sweating like crazy! We need strong guys. Be strong, Be muscular.

    - BBQ events (April to November)
    We are BBQ pitmaster. We will go to local events for the promotion of this area so that we make BBQ and to teach BBQ hacks.

    - Teaching English and Culture of your country
    Our local community members would like to improve English skill. We have a cultural exchange party. (1 day or 2 days / week) . We want to have a chance to talk with other countries people. And There is a English club on Sunday and Tuesday. (November to March)

    - Kids program
    This area has no opportunity for meeting other countries people. Kids want to meet other countries people and want to learn English.

    - Helping the community
    Our community has many varieties of members for improving our local area. We go to member’s places, farm, radio station, nature school, kids programs, charity events, to help them.

    Of course, do not hesitate to tell us if any condition that restrains you from performing certain tasks. You are not an employee. You are one of our community members.

    We are looking for physically strong, dynamic, proactive, attentive, self-motivated and self-starter, friendly, open-minded and flexible with a super POSITIVE attitude people. if you are a freeloader, no consideration for others, Not sociable person, selfish and careless, this is not the right place for you.

    (This means that we always care about each other and make everyone happy in daily life too. Be proud of your own volunteer spirit. We are living together And We are here to have fun! Make a good team! )

    We are looking for a tough guy who never minds cold.
    We are looking for a self-starter, Not a lazy person, and Not be addicted to a mobile phone. (We need a responsible and motivated person, even when the host is out of the house)

    Proactive, Taking initiative, Teamwork, Consideration for others, Outgoing, friendly, open-minded, Living together, Being good company

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Japonés: Fluido
    Inglés: Intermedio
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento


    You will be sharing a dorm room with other volunteers.

    You will get Dormitory for volunteers, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Wi-Fi, Coffee, Tea, Meat Meat Meat and BBQ, most nightly & daily activities, Onsen and Party.

    Breakfast is usually self-service, lunch is something quick and light like a noodle, and dinner is usually around 8 pm and will be the main meal of the day.

    Days off are not fixed so if you need some free time just ask.

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    One of the reasons we fell in love with this area is thanks to its variety and magic! So many cultural exchange opportunities here. So many amazing people here guys. So many volunteers make friends for life and So many come back to visit & others to work again! It's a very special international social experience at this place.

    And Don't forget We love BBQ!! We love meat!!

    GO Crazy BE Happy.

    Owner's profile
    Hi! I am Yama. I was born in Fukuoka, Japan. I was majoring in Biology. But after university, I made own my business as a web designer. At the same time, I joined the Army and I was DJ in Netherland. and I was an adventure racer (Running and surviving about 300km). After that, I lived in Kenya as a teacher of web designing. Now, I am a mountain guide, river guide, and owner of the snowboard shop and snowboarding instructor. Now I have made this community with my friends to support people who want to be a farmer in this area.

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    Un poco más de información

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    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 891324511273


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