All Year: Some months summer away
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2 or more
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 8566
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Last Updated: December 30, 2019
We need helpers from September 1st this year 2019 untill end of November 2019 & maybe winter
We are located in niseko, the premier Ski resort of Japan with an epic location!
July 8th please come
Tennis swimming cycling mountain climbing
Good food as much as you want
Let's enjoy hokkaido in its best seasons
August September October and November
We need helpers to visit us and help us with renovations, snow clearing, cooking, website work and newsletter writing.
In return we will provide you with three meals per day and a cozy, clean bedroom.
Summer: minimum 2 weeks - preference given to those who have international drivers lisences or translation & those with building or any trade skills especially if you completed an apprenticeship.
Winter: minimum 8 weeks -
preference given to those who can stay the whole season and have international driver's licence (+experience driving in snow)
Required 36 hours helping per week.
During winter we provide:
3 meals per day (you will need to prepare yourself)
Good times and great company!
During summer we provide:
3 meals per day (we will cook lunch and dinner for you during help days unless the members desire Othwise)
Ski lodge accomodation at Hirafu ski resort
Sports gear (tennis, swimming, cycling)
Bicycles for you to use
Type of help required:
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
Until December 1st we accept everyone who would like to come, we will find something for you to do and love lots of different skills.
If you have a lot of experiences in one of the following we urge you to apply:
Design (Illustrator, Photoshop or WordPress)
You have an international driver's licence and will be okay with other tasks such as cooking and house cooking.
Depending on your timing we can take Helpers at anytime of the year except May and June, winter ski mountains are open until May 6th and there is still a lot of snow. We are located only 100m from the main ski lifts. Depending on the policies set by the ski resort committee, we may have some shared ski passes that you can use for free. They may not be available every day.
If you would like to use lifts first thing in the morning every day of the season then we recommend that you get your own season pass.
Come to the best place in Japan because no matter what season, the nature, sports, onsens and food are the best here!!
Helpers who can speak both Japanese and English will be especially welcomed.
In summer please bring:
Swim suit/trunks to swim in the lake
In winter please bring ...
Thermal clothing, boots and gloves
Sleeping bag (we have heaters, but winter does get really chilly!)
Ski/snowboard gear if you ski/board (we also have a rental program if you do not have your own gear)
Wifi is available but please bring your own laptops
Please come for the right reasons i.e. to help (work) and learn about Japan and it culture and appreciate differences as a priority, then to ski, snowboard and play.
required to work 36 hours a week
It's cheap to get here from Tokyo or Osaka. Start from about $50 USD for a flight from Tokyo.
Looking forward to meet you!!
Scott and Sanae.