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Shiraoi, Hokkaido, Japan  

  • Category
    Homestay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (1)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Apr 29, 2015

A room is available for your homestay. Because of the helps I would like to ask you, those who have enough experience/knowledge of handling house holding chores and cooking and mature lady are welcome. No problem if you can not cook Japanese dishes. Vegetarian is welcome only from summer to autumn. It's easy to talk about next step of your homestay if how long from when, how you can help, what you want to do during homestay in addition to help works are written in your request. I, 66 years old male, not vaccinated for COVID-19, have a small private organic vegetable garden since a few years ago. I am happy if someone can help me to maintain vegetable garden and household chores including cooking. I also can enjoy helping my guest to learn Japanese language. We can visit at sightseeing places/aesthetic landscape when we have free time. At the same time, I`m interested to hear your stories about helpx and learn foreign languages as well as yoga and massage. My house has natural ...

Nagoya, Aichi, Central Japan, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (13)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Apr 6, 2017

We are currently looking for helpers starting from March 18th. (Our minimum stay is one month.) *************************************************************** Hi! We are a friendly backpackers hostel in Nagoya, a big city in the center of Japan. We are just a 7-minute walk from Nagoya station. Our hostel is on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors and a bar/cafe/restaurant is on the 1st floor. (Now our bar is closed on weekdays.). We need helpers working to change bed sheets, pillows, and covers and clean the hostel. The work is 5 days a week (around 11:00 am to 3:00 pm), including Saturday and Sunday. You will share a room with other helpers (separate rooms for men and women are available). Meals are not included, so please take your own meals. Our minimum stay is one month, and we can't guarantee consecutive days off. We will teach you how to work with the rest of our team! You will always be working with different helpers, so it's easy to build strong connections and work together...

Nagano, Japan  

  • Category
    Farmstay
  • Last Updated
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (39)
  • All Year Round
    All year
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Jan 30, 2017

Wow 2024 an extra exciting time with new 🍎 apple trees to plant old cow house to finish the renovation a 200 year old house to finish farm maintenance ,grass cutting mixing in the comunity. Two weeks or more to stay and enjoy Japanese family life we pick you up from nagano train station LONGER Stays are very welcome for 2024 .25 A traditional Japanese farm house, The house is on a gentle slope at the foot of Mt Wakaho tarou about 1000m high, very good walking sightseeing area, 15km outside Nagano city. Consisting of a large vegetable garden, traditional japanise trees, bushes, 10 Japanese apple fields with some western and Japanese apples western fruits, black currents, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries ... Jobs-- farm work, cooking, maintaining garden,land grass cutting weeding helping in the community and nice farm work.old barn renovation completed for a coffee shop and acomadtion short stay guests Maybe some assisting at private English lessons,so English speaking advan...

Otaru, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (7)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jun 5, 2019

Hi Everybody:) We are currently looking for people who can help us continue to provide a place here where travelers can stay and explore Otaru. If you like to drink, to travel, to meet new people and share experiences with them, are curious and up to challenges, are interested in guesthouses, Hokkaido, and Japanese culture, and most importantly if you have a good sense of humor and know how to have a good time, we are looking for you! We especially like to work with people who are trying to learn Japanese, as we have found that previous helpers tend to experience big improvements in their time with us. *About our hostel “Begin your memory of trip from Cheers!” We have craft beer bar in our place. You can drink 5 or 6 kinds of craft beer here and enjoy seeing and talking not only with our guests but also local people and our staffs. Our hostel is in a quiet part of Otaru. You can relax and enjoy exploring the old city and its history. Have a nice time in Otaru!! *When? From the mid...

Kochi-ken Takaoka-gun, Japan  

  • Category
    Hospitality
  • Last Updated
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (3)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    2 only
  • Joined
    Oct 6, 2019

/ ! \ INFO / ! \ Next availability from July 1st Hello there, Our resort is located about 1.5 hours west of Kochi City and is the head water area of Shimanto River. Shimanto river is running through Kochi Pref, and famous for being the most beautiful river in Japan. In our property, a small river is flowing through and 11 cottages as well as 3 Airstreams stand on this river. In our main building, we have onsen and guest rooms upstairs. Since March 2017, we also welcome volunteers in this resort and over 190 helpers had stayed here and enjoyed working, fishing, cooking and so on. Of course, this is designed for the accommodation, therefore we have to look after our guests as the first priority. Moreover, the majority of the guest is Japanese. However, we are getting more and more international guests as well now. Additionally, we are now running 6 resorts in Western Japan (Shikoku: Ehime, Tokushima, Kochi // Kyushu: Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Miyazaki // Chugoku: Okayama). We would like ...

Kyotango city in Kyoto, Japan  

  • Category
    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 26, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Rating
    (51)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Apr 10, 2016

Thank you for reading my listing:)! ※Volunteer stayers are available from 10 April onwards. We are looking for people who can come in the spring as we do not yet have plans for the summer. (Both my parents are now aged over 80 and my mother is no longer able to move as described in previous reviews as she is now in need of care. Please be advised that we are required to provide for our own needs in terms of food.) About the place Stay in one of the most beautiful places in Japan! Our Minshuku (Japanese Guest House) is located on Kumihama Bay and across the street from the Sea of Japan. We have been hosting Japanese guests for over 40 years and are looking to attract people from all over the world. We have an oyster cockle shells farm in Kumihama Bay - you won't find fresher seafood anywhere in the world! The Tango Hanto (Tango Peninsula) is part of the San-in Kaigan Geopark - a Nature Park that has scientifically important or beautiful geological assets. There are countless hi...

kurogimachi, yameshi, Japan  

  • Category
    Homestay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 25, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (1)
  • All Year Round
    Not in winter
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Dec 21, 2019

A place that one of the most famous place for tea in Japan, the city called "Yame". This guesthouse is a mountain house which is formerly a tea farmer's residence, being empty for many years, but since 2017 it turned into guesthouse, to attract many people from all over the world. Hello, my name is Jiro, the owner of sky tea house, used to be a world traveler for many years and after so many drama, I end up in this mountain community and I found my wife Chai from Phillippine, and now we have a beautiful children Kojiro(cat) and Ryunosuke(1st son) We are running a guesthouse, organic tea farm and also I host some events time to time. always try bring people to involve in my village to make them happy. So, main tasks for helper, I ask house keeping, helping organic tea farm, helping local people in many different job, setting up event, sometimes play with my kids or house sitting. creating new project with me. and also if you have some specal skill it would be very helpful for exampl...

Naha, Okinawa, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 25, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (7)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Feb 16, 2019

Come and Help at our Friendly International Guesthouse in Okinawa! We are a team of international staff working in a guesthouse in the middle of Naha, Okinawa. Our place is located in the city, you can walk to Kokusai-dori street which is only 5 minutes away and Naha Bus Terminal is just around the corner. If you feel like some beach time, you will find a few local options but if you are looking for the paradise beach style you can always take a ferry to some of the nearby islands. Our helpers usually stay around 1 month but dates can be flexible so write to us as soon as you can if you would like to join us. As a helper, you will be working as housekeeping 3-4 hours a day / 5 days a week in exchange for a bed in one of our dormitories. You are mostly expected to help with the cleaning, but you will find that a guesthouse can be a nice place to chat with other guests and make new friends! You c...

Hirafu Niseko, Kutchan, Japan  

  • Category
    Hospitality
  • Last Updated
    Feb 24, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 26, 2024
  • Rating
    (22)
  • All Year Round
    Some months summer away
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Aug 14, 2010

Sumary of our offer Winter - no food instead lift pass use - 30hrs week. Off season - from April 1st to November 30th Accommodation, seasonal vegetables as much as you want, bicycle use & local area use of vehicles with permission. - 22 hrs a week. 2024 Winter - help exchange system & conditions for - Niseko - Annupuri Mountain View Lodge or Annupuri oasis Lodge. Available to work from December 10th or abouts until the end of March. - depending on snow conditions, customer bookings, & expectations of further bookings into March. Annupuri area Season pass. ¥70.000 fully refunded at the end of March or until managers can manage on their own, any time from end of February - you are welcome to stay on longer to ski & snowboard every day, with reduced hours per week. (for those not be available to help from December 10th to March 31st then a monthly lift allowance of ¥20,000 will be provided or use of a common lodge pass) We will pay the above amount for the completed season. S...

Chuo-ku, KOBE, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 24, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Rating
    (1)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Sep 3, 2019

My name is Hiro. We are always thinking about things that are fun and new. The hostel is from the nearest 2 stations, with easy access to go Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Himeji. Kobe is one of the biggest city in Japan. The hostel which is cozy and global is renovated Hostel was Japanese style restaurant. We retain that old culture and felling. Our staff are easygoing,friendly and want make the guest be happy. There are different type of help in our hostel. Hours expected 5hours a day, 4 days a week. We are looking for.. cleaner and receptionist. Painter, Mural Artist, to draw on our hostel Video Maker, to video about our hostel and kobe We offer free -bunk bed (share with other in mixed dormitory) -wifi -rice, seasoning. -coffee, tea -washing machine If you have any questions, Don't hesitate to ask me something if you still have some questions, I would love to answer them! I hope you will be our family.

Nozawa, Nishiaizu-town, Japan  

  • Category
    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 23, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 23, 2024
  • Rating
    (7)
  • All Year Round
    Except February, First half of March
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Jun 19, 2018

~ Introduction ~ We are an eco-friendly community founded in 2016, based in the beautiful countryside of Japan. Our project consists of a few major parts; Organic farming, guest housing, and plant based diet. Which all combined boils down to `holistic health` and a `holistic approach`. We try to tackle nature deficit disorder, and we help/encourage people to find their mission in life! ***As we are not organizing retreats and WSs as same as a previous year due to COVID, we apologize that we won't host skills volunteers for free, except someone who is good at building and renovating the house! Also please avoid having expectation to join Yoga and meditation workshop/retreat during this time, as it might not happen. (24th of August) **** ~ Help Needed ~ Nanny! 2023 Update: We are looking for nanny-type help for 2023! We have a newborn daughter (born in Feb), who we can use help with taking care of. If you enjoy playing with young children/babies, letting them sleep etc. please l...

Otsu, Shiga (near Kyoto), Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 23, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (8)
  • All Year Round
    YES
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Jul 23, 2018

PLEASE READ *We ONLY accept Working Holiday Visa holders or who has work permit. 3 weeks minimum. Please DO NOT apply if you have tourist visa. It does not work for us unfortunately. -------------------------------------- We are currently accepting applications for spots for 2024 Spring season is great here and very close to ski resort and hiking spot. Also it is great in summer. You will enjoy all year around. Our guesthouse is only a 4 min walk from the biggest lake in Japan!!! You can swim anytime you want in the lake. (spring and Summer) We are looking for staff to: -help to clean the hostel (around 10am-2pm) mainly rooms and bathrooms. -help us with landscaping and gardening sometimes -occasionally help to organize events for weekend such as futsal, movie night and hiking, BBQ. 15 hours/week working. (3~4 hours of cleaning per day // 3 to 4 days a week.) for 7 nights stay. We give a dorm bed with curtain. We provide towels, WiFi, bicycle usage (anytime bicycles are availab...

宮崎市 高岡町 上倉永(その他), Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 22, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 22, 2024
  • Rating
    (1)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Feb 23, 2019

We are running a cottage guesthouse in Miyazaki. Our guesthouse locates in the mountain area of Miyazaki, surrounded by mountains, river and other beautiful nature view. Help needed: content: guest room tidy up, clean up work (bathroom, toilet, dining room, kitchen), floor cleaning, food preparing, etc. Preferably stay at least 2 weeks. Accommodation: We provide free meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and free accommodation and free wifi to helpers We provide meals for helper in day off as well. Volunteer Requirements: We welcome helpers from global, helper who want to learn Japanese culture and have a taste of Japanese cuisine are welcomed. Our location: It takes 20 mins by car to the city town of Miyazaki, around our guesthouse, there is hot spring, mountain course, sea, sight-seeing spot. Free time activities: Bicycle, leisure walking, hiking, marine sport, cooking, culture exchange. During your stay, apart from working, please also enjoy the beauti...

Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan  

  • Category
    Other
  • Last Updated
    Feb 21, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (4)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    2 only
  • Joined
    Sep 17, 2023

We're a lo-fi, older style guesthouse with only around ten rooms. Right on the edge of two of the most interesting historic neighbourhoods of Kyoto! Secluded somewhat in a discreet side street, everything you could otherwise want is at a mere stone's throw away. Our goal is to provide clean and comfortable accommodation for guests visiting Kyoto, as well as providing opportunities to do language/culture/study exchanges. The most common so far has been language exchange. You can help us by maintaining the cleanliness of the facilities, working on maintenance and creating improvements that will hopefully help to enhance the general atmosphere. Any creative initiatives are very welcome! Hours can be pretty loose and flexible - although we have a default plan of eight-hour shifts three times a week. (You also get to sleep in, since business hours are from 12pm to 8pm.) You'll therefore have plenty of time to get to know Kyoto and Kansai (nearby Osaka, Kobe, Nara etc.), and or spend time s...

Tateoka, Murayama Yamagata, Japan  

  • Category
    Farmstay
  • Last Updated
    Feb 21, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 26, 2024
  • Rating
    (42)
  • All Year Round
    No. Please check below
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Mar 4, 2009

We are now looking for more wonderful helpers for the 2024 farming season! Come and grow with us! ******Please read the reviews below for an insight into what its really like!!!! ******** More about what we do: We grow rice, cherries, apples, peaches, corn, pumpkins, cucumbers and soy-beans on our farm here in Murayama-Shi in the middle of the very beautiful Yamagata Prefecture in the north part of Japan. We grow a premium rice without chemicals and more labour intensive traditional methods which we sell direct to the customer. Our orchards unfortunately are not organic, but we are researching ways to substitute natural sprays. We have also opened a guesthouse and a mochi restaurant! We are a big (crazy) family: 3 generations, 9 people plus some local staff! Apart from my wife and I, my family only speaks Japanese! Everyone is very friendly, but you will definitely need a sense of humour, patience and a willingness to try to communicate. You would eat with the family (traditiona...

Matsumoto City, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 20, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (34)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Nov 2, 2014

Hello! We would be delighted to host you. Looking for a helper from end of March for the spring season. Happy to host helpers through the summer months too! Mostly it's morning cleaning of our hostel and rental apartment - some days busy, some days more relaxed. Are you ready for the beautiful spring? Enjoy the famous castle and mountains around us. Come and enjoy the cleaner air of the mountains. All of the local mountains are easy to access and there are many cultural activities in Matsumoto city. We are a small independent hostel located in the base city for the Japanese Alps. We also have a small apartment near the famous National Treasure castle. Matsumoto city is a little university city with a chilled-out cosmopolitan student vibe. Delighted if you could volunteer for three weeks or more. Matsumoto is a great base from which to explore lots of history and beautiful nature. We, Shuko from Japan and Brian from Ireland run the hostel like a big family home - which the buil...

Ibaraki, Kitaibaraki, Japan  

  • Category
    Homestay
  • Last Updated
    Feb 19, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Rating
    No reviews
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Aug 30, 2023

We are a family living in Ibaraki, next to the beach. My wife is Japanese and I am English. I have been living in Japan for nearly 15 years. We have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. We have an English school and a small hotel. We're offering a unique volunteer opportunity that promises not just meaningful work but also an unforgettable beach front experience! As a volunteer at ELM on the Beach, you'll have the chance to work on exciting projects, this unique opportunity requires dedication and commitment. While the atmosphere is friendly, the responsibilities are real, creating a harmonious balance between work and the joy of contribution, your efforts will make a tangible difference. We believe in the power of individuals coming together to make a positive impact on the world around them. We are looking for Enthusiastic individuals, No specific skills required – just a positive attitude and a willingness to contribute!. your tasks will include but are not limited to: Cleaning around ...

Shinjuku, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 17, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    (2)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jun 16, 2014

* * * * *Thank you very much for contacting us but many people contact us every day so please forgive us that we only contact when we have a vacancy. You can contact us at our email address directly or facebook page. * * * * * * * * Requirement * * * Thank you very much for that so many people are interested in helping us! Since Tokyo is a very very big city and our hostel and guest houses are located in one of the best location, large number of people contacts us everyday! Therefore we would like to ask to help us people who stays more than one month and more people at the same time. Also we would like to give more opportunities to young people who comes to Japan for the first time! Please contact us with your answers of followings! A couple, friends together are more welcome than a person! 1. start and end date 2. experience of cleaning hostels, etc. 3. Number of people Looking forward to your contact!!! ==== our offer ==== We offer free accommodation in Central Tokyo ...

kumamoto-shi nishi-ku, Japan  

  • Category
    Community
  • Last Updated
    Feb 17, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    No reviews
  • All Year Round
    From December of this year to March of next year
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Dec 1, 2023

※※※ Applications for participation are currently closed until June ※※※ We are a small community located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, where we have built our own homes using earth-bag technology and run a lodge. We are surrounded by mandarin fields with a beautiful ocean view where you can watch the sunset all year round, and we are just a 30-minute drive from the city. We are currently working on a project to create a new art building and are looking for volunteers who are interested in creating things to work with us. We also need help with gardening, cleaning, cooking, and baby support. We operate according to each individual’s needs and take appropriate breaks. We want you to participate in a way that is enjoyable and not stressful. We currently have three volunteers helping us and are looking for about two more. Warm clothing is required during the winter. On your days off, there are many ways to relax, such as enjoying the grounds, visiting the nearby hot spring town, and t...

Hokkaido, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 17, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (12)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Mar 2, 2020

YAKUMO town is 3 hours from Sapporo city,1-hour half from Hakodate city. We able to get really fresh seafood from different 2 kind of sea (The Sea of Japan and Pacific Ocean) also mountain vegetable, field crop, fresh milk, cheese, etc.,,,. We have lots of hot springs and you can see perfect starry sky, beautiful sunrise and sunset as well. We’re running guesthouse and restaurant also we’re work in tourism promotion about YAKUMO town.Guesthouse?A wide variety of guests visit from all around the world. You can have the opportunity to talk with guests of all different nationalities. We can make local tour and you’ll may learn about management Guesthouse as well. Restaurant?You can have the opportunity to make lots of recipes and we can make new menu together.if you interesting about tourism promotion/making new tour and some events you can join us!?we need someone who can help us to /taking care of garden/ clean the restaurant and guesthouse as well/helping festival /making n...

Motoyama-town, Shikoku-Island Kochi, Japan  

  • Category
    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 14, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (6)
  • All Year Round
    March to December
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Aug 20, 2019

This is not a tourist spot. It is a small rural village on Shikoku Island. Hello. My name is Yoshinaga. My English is at a beginner level. I will do my best to talk to you. My family is my wife and dog. I run an organic farm. The main crops we grow are delicious vegetables such as tomatoes. I always think about good lifestyle and world peace. This region has many historic rice terraces and is blessed with an environment of mountains surrounding a beautiful river. A wonderful environment for nature lovers. The work includes general agricultural work such as harvesting and shipping vegetables, washing vegetables, planting seedlings, weeding, and pruning. Please work together on various tasks in the countryside. The work is easy, safe and you can learn a lot. You will work approximately 20 hours a week. Starts at 8am. After work, let's eat lunch together for free. The afternoon is free time. 1 week 2 days off. I will provide you rice for free. You will buy the rest of the ing...

Nishinari, Osaka, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 13, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    No reviews
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    2 only
  • Joined
    Jan 6, 2024

We're a small, retro guesthouse with only around seven rooms. Right in the middle of one of the most diverse and interesting historic neighbourhoods of Osaka! Lost a bit in a tiny hidden side street, everything you could otherwise want is at a mere stone's throw away. Our goal is to provide clean and comfortable accommodation for guests visiting Osaka, as well as providing opportunities to do language/culture/study exchanges. We can share with you lots of local knowledge and tips! You can help us by maintaining the cleanliness of the facilities, working on maintenance and creating improvements that will hopefully help to enhance the general atmosphere. Other initiatives are very welcome! Hours can be pretty loose and flexible - although we're thinking something like from three times a week for 8 hours of real work. (Business hours are from 12pm to 8pm.) You'll therefore have plenty of time to get to know Osaka and Kansai (nearby Kobe, Kyoto, Nara etc.), and or spend time studying lan...

Tokashiki-son, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 7, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    (9)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    May 25, 2017

We run a small hostel and marine activity shop on Tokashiki Island, Okinawa. The working period is for those who can work at least one month. Especially now, I am looking for someone who can work for at least a month starting at the beginning of April.. (Priority is given to those who can work longer) Cleaning helpers In the mornings, you are responsible for cleaning. The afternoons are therefore free time. We are looking for someone to help with the cleaning. We are only looking for people who can work for at least one month. Preference will be given to those who can speak basic Japanese and English. We offer: accommodation (a bed in a dormitory room or a staff room for two people), and some food fee. Regular helpers Assisting backpackers in general, receptionist at marine store, etc. We are only looking for people who can speak basic Japanese and English and who can work for at least one month. (Japanese is a must). (We are looking for people who can work for at least one month be...

Nayoro Hokkaido, Japan  

  • Category
    Other
  • Last Updated
    Feb 7, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    (7)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Feb 19, 2020

Looking for helpers this winter. We are looking for someone who can ski or snowboard easy slopes. You can ski or snowboard before or after work. Your lift pass will be provided by us. I will also start hosting Airbnb this winter. I need your various help. Please contact us anytime. Feel free to contact me if you are interested. thank you. Hi guys. My job is to have guests enjoy their stays and outdoor experiences from May to October. And I run a restaurant at the ski resort from December to the end of March. We are a small company, but we will take on challenges. The job I would like to ask you to do now is to promote my restaurant all over the world. Let's think about how to advertise together. It's powder snow here. A great place for skiers and snowboarders. I want skiers and snowboarders from all over the world to know my restaurant. And please teach me English. For your summer work, I would like you to help me with simple work at the accommodation facility and work in the field. I...

Chichibu-shi Saitama-ken, Japan  

  • Category
    Other
  • Last Updated
    Feb 7, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 2, 2024
  • Rating
    (3)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jun 14, 2016

UPDATE: I am looking for people who can stay for several weeks or even months, starting in the spring some time --- I was born in England, but lived in the US from the age of 1 until I was 18, at which point I returned to England. I studied Moral Sciences (philosophy and psychology) at Cambridge, but spent more time in drama productions than studying. I subsequently went to London, and lived for several years in a freaky apartment with such psychedelic people as Syd Barrett of the Pink Floyd, while working in a couple of avantgarde art galleries. As the 60s drew to a close,I went to India to meet some yoga masters, which worked out very well. I then came to Japan, where for several years I lived on the road with a motorcycle, photographing around the country. I became a jewelry designer, then got into the collecting and restoring of antiques, doing quite a few gallery shows of Japanese traditional artefacts in the U.S. and Europe. I got into computers in the late 80s, and throug...

Osaka (Kyoto), Japan  

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    Feb 5, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    up to 3 or more
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    Jun 26, 2015

We are looking for *happy* helpers at our guesthouse. (And a manager if you have valid visa such as working holiday visa. If we don't have manager's position available when you come, helpers with working holiday has priority to be a manager.) The purpose of this volunteer is that we hope the volunteer staff to lean different cultures, make friends from all over the world and learn different skills (hospitality, cleaning, etc) in life. If you are looking for just free accommodation exchange, this position is not suitable for you. We'd like you to help for 1 month or longer. (We may need help with some other things even if you can't stay for 1 month, so please contact us even if you can't stay 1 month and let us know if what you can help us with) If you are a backpacker, student, traveler who wants to volunteer while travelling and do something constructive rather than just being on holiday you'll have a good time at our guesthouse and you're welcome to stay in our staff room/dormito...

Toyoizumi, Toyoura, Japan  

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    Other
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    Jan 31, 2024
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    Jan 31, 2024
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We live in a town called Toyoura in Hokkaido located 40minutes from Niseko area. In my family I have my wife and 3 kids. In Toyoura, Here is a big Onsen(hot spring) spot. We are currently taking care of ducks, splitting logs to make firewoods, removing snow, and preparing Airbnb houses We might or might not go to forest during your stay. From April, we also start to take care of blueberry trees. - Not payed - Working hours is 5 hours a day and 5 days a week. - Overtime will not be carried over.(But if I ask you to work over time, it can be carried over to the next day.) - You will need share a room with other workawayer if there is someone else. - Hot shower is available every day. - No shops around here(you can use my car) - You will need to keep your room and shared space clean. - The time for cleaning and cooking will not be included in the working hours. (If you're cooking lunch for other people it is incuded in the working hours.) - Clean the shared space (kitchen, toilets, entr...

Minamikomagun, Japan  

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    Other
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    Jan 30, 2024
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    Feb 23, 2024
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    1 or 2
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    Jul 5, 2023

*PLEASE NOTE THAT IF I DO NEED HELP THIS YEAR, IT WILL ONLY BE FOR A FEW DAYS AT A TIME. ~ Introduction ~ I was born in London but have spent almost my entire adult life overseas, much of it in Asia. In 2015/16, I cycled from Tokyo to London (leaving on my 50th birthday). After returning to Japan, I moved to a small mountain village (population: approx. 40) in Yamanashi, where I now live with my dog in a kominka (old traditional house). I play the koto and some piano, grow organic vegetables (especially hot chilies) and practice darkroom print photography. Depending on the season, I make my own cider (alcohol), Greek yoghurt, umeshu (with both whiskey and shochu), chili sauce and various pickles. I also make excellent tofu waffles🧇 日本語でもOK です。 ~ Help Needed ~ I mostly need help gardening (weeding, etc). There always some cleaning in the house to do. Also, hanging out futons to air on sunny days. ~ Time Frame ~ I'm happy to have people stay at any time of the year except at the he...

Tokyo, Japan  

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    Homestay
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    Jan 28, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    Jan 30, 2019

We're guys and girls who lives in a very old house near from central Tokyo. Current residents are 4 people, Hiro (Hiroaki) who is owner,Japanese and Chinese, include LGBTQ+ femal. Hiro is IT engineer who works at home, other people are voice actress, photographer and engineer. [About me] I, Hiro used to live an apartment and hosted people via another website. I learned about culture exchange and English from couchsurfers. But I become to want to live with people from different countries. Luckily I found the very old large house that can do anything. I'm trying renovation it to an artistic house now. [About art project] My friend painted a mural, but there was still some free space left, and then some artists helped to fill it. Also some of them added vibrant hues to the monochrome mural. Now, the murals feature an assortment of artwork from various artists worldwide. [About our house] Conveniently situated merely two stations away from Ikebukuro and six stations from Shinjuku, this ...

hannan city, Osaka, Japan  

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    Homestay
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    Jan 25, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    Yes
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    1 or 2
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    Feb 16, 2015

Please help house keeping. Garden care, cooking, Time depends on the day. We have private room for helper. You can stay in tent outside or Camper van if you want, We have received more than 400 people in 14 years.(not only help X,) Everyone had a good time comfortably. Please don't worry. There is free wifi, Helper has 2 meals (lunch & dinner) a day. Please make own self morning & holiday. we have free foods. The location is in the countryside but near the JR station it has easy access to the Osaka city about 50min and the kansai airport is about 30 minutes. Holiday 2 days in the week, Please stay minimum 5 days, We need your passport copy. Let's make fun memories together!

Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan  

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    Homestay
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    Jan 22, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    Yes
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    1 only
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    Dec 8, 2015

My place is not a big house as other people wrote. It’s a tiny house has 4 bedrooms. I’ve hosted some Helpers from this website and some are really nice and some are really weird. :D I sometimes might travel at work, so I want you to do house keeping and pet sitting. I’m looking for a friendly, helpful, non-smoker who can be a good friend of my son(born in 2008). I will offer you a private room if it’s available. Meals are not included but we can share when I cook. You will help me for 1-house keeping (cleaning, organizing the house, doing laundry, cooking…) 2-petsit (3 cats... feeding, cleaning cat’s litter, 1 dog... feeding, walking or playing) 3-gardening (trimming trees, weeding, cleaning my backyard and entrance) 4-being an assistant for my English conversation classes 5-farming at my dad’s in another city (he barely speaks English) You will have a lot of free time while my son is at school. I can teach you Japanese if you want to learn. I’m not currently looking for any h...

Kyoto, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
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    Jan 22, 2024
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    Feb 26, 2024
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    1 only
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    Oct 10, 2012

We are a small team - joke around and hanging out! Team of mixed locals / Japanese / foreigners from early 20s to 60s, and we always communicate, and help each other :) Keep the cozy family atmosphere but stay professionals when it comes to work. - We are looking for a cleaner staff who can stay for LONGER THAN FULL 2 MONTHS. -Our hostel is 5 min walk from JR Kyoto station. 80% of guests are from foreign countries :) -We give you a free bed in a mix dorm room with curtain, bicycle and Wi-Fi ! (Unfortunately we do not give you any food nor sponsor visa) *CLEANING: 11:00-14:00, 5 days/week. To work with us, you MUST : -Have work permit (working holiday visa etc) -Be happy and friendly -Not snoring -Speak fluent English or Japanese -Have healthy body and mind Please message me and ensure you have a well written profile completed as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

kusatsu-machi, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
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    Jan 22, 2024
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    Feb 22, 2024
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    1 or 2
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    Jul 17, 2019

We are currently looking for helpers. We have been running a guesthouse here for three and a half years. I wasted a lot of time due to the influence of Corona, but finally the number of customers has increased. We are currently looking for a helper who can work for more than 2 weeks. The owner and his wife work at another store, so other employees will accept the orders. There are many free hot springs near the facility. And near our hostel, there is good water hole. If you stay winter season, you can enjoy skiing. 1.5km from our hostel. I need you what is clean up our accommodation house and something. The content of work is 5 days a week, and the hours are typically 3 hours a day. There are only one rooms for helpers, so only women are recruited. What you get is the use of female dorm beds, kitchens and other facilities. I don't cook for you every day, but sometimes I do it for you. Enjoy Kusatsu onsen life with us!

Minami Alps, Yamanashi, Japan  

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    Farmstay (Organic)
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    Jan 19, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    (30)
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    mostly from April until October
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    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Oct 2, 2013

We are growing various kinds of fruits all year round and doing fruit picking as our business here in Yamanashi, Japan. Mt. Fuji is located here in Yamanashi. We have a VERY nice accommodation for all volunteers, we created four bed rooms downstairs and two Japanese tatami rooms upstairs. In each room, we put a bunk bed that way eight people can stay downstairs and possibly 6 more people can stay upstairs. We created two shower rooms, a mini-kitchen, two toilets, a washroom and provided all necessary items such as fridge, microwave, bikes, TV, radio cassette, washing machine and so on. It is a VERY clean and nice accommodation. To tell you the truth, I bought this house for volunteers in 2011 and hired lots of professional craftsmen and let them remodel to make it as a mini-dorm for volunteers. The location is surrounded by rice fields and fruit farms and in front of the house there is a beautiful avenue along Japanese sakura trees(cherry blossoms) with historically well known canal c...

Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto-shi, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 19, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    No reviews
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    Yes
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    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Nov 5, 2019

We are looking for new members to join us in Kyoto city with day-to-day hostel tasks. If you are open-minded, friendly and like to meet people from all over the world, please join our team! You must have a valid work permit for Japan. You will be asked to show your passport when you come. We prefer those who can stay for longer than one month and we usually don't host couples or two people who know each other as shifts are usually done by one helper so it's not possible for us to give you the same shift or rest days. Current availability: From January 3rd Working hours are: - 3 hours a day (with 8 days off a month) Payment: -One bed in mixed dorm with other guests 4pp/room to 6/pp/room, and 1100yen per hour for overtime (or equivalent minimum wage in Kyoto). Free laundry, full kitchen with cooking supplies and great Wi-Fi! One bathtowel per stay. If you wish to apply please send a message with the following information: -age -nationality -languages spoken -visa type and when it ...

Midoriku Obara, Sagamihara, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
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    Jan 13, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    (3)
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    Yes
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    1 only
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    Jul 3, 2019

Hi there! I have traveled around the world for 9 years and visited 93 countries so far. I returned to Japan in 2018 and started a backpacker's hostel and English class for Japanese locals in my house. The house is surrounded by mountains, including Michelin 3-star Mount Takao, and many small rivers, beautiful hot springs, and the Sagami lake. The river right next to my house is beautiful, and you can swim there in the summer. It is still an hour away from Japan's largest downtown Shinjuku(excluding 2 km to the nearest station Sagamiko) About me and staff I need your help in maintaining the hostel, teaching English to my Japanese students, and renovating the hostel. You don't have to be from a native English-speaking country, but it is more important to have patience and the ability to speak slowly and clearly. The hours expected to work depend on the day. When it's busy, we usually work from around 10a.m. to 2 p.m. preparing the rooms for guests. The work involves cleaning the rooms...

Hikamicho, Tamba-city, Japan  

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    Farmstay (Organic)
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    Jan 11, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    1 or 2
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    Dec 28, 2011

Hi. We are an Organic farmer in Hyogo. We live in a contry side with 6 people, me,my husband, two sons and.two daughters. 12years old ,9years old,7years old and 3years old. and also we have a hamster. My husband starts farming about 20years ago. We grow over 50 different kind of vegetables for our CSA and other customers. Our life style is based on Japanese traditional life style in countryside,so you can enjoy Japanese life. I expect you to help me with the farm work on a full time basis.it means 6hours a day,5 or 6days a week. Beause our diet is traditionally Japanese, it may seem to be a poor diet to people from other countries. We eat mainly vegetables and rice from our own fields. We also eat meat, fish, and eggs, but the quantity may be small compared to overseas diets. Dairy foods are rarely consumed on a daily basis and are consumed as a luxury item. We often eat rice in the morning, so if you eat something other than rice, we ask that you prepare breakfast at your own expe...

Tanbasasayama-shi, Japan  

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    Homestay
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    Jan 9, 2024
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    Feb 26, 2024
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    Yes
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    1 only
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    Dec 1, 2023

I am half Japanese half American born and raised in Japan . I live near Kyoto with my little toy poodle, Phoebe. She is still a puppy so really playful. I have little disability. I can do everything by myself fine but it takes time. I use a cane outside of my house but not in the house. I do glass art during the day in my studio space in my house. You can try out if you want to. I need a helper so I could have more time doing glass. I teach English in the evening on weekdays. You are welcome to come to the school and talk to my students. I have a traditional Japanese room for guests. I have a single bed for the guest but you can sleep on the tatami if you want to. I renovated my house spending two years. There is a supermarket and a bus stop in front of my house. I also have a gym space above the garage so you can exercise as much as you want. I have a bicycle that you can use. I don’t smoke cigarettes. Work here are keep the house clean, which is clean most of the time go t...

Hakuba, Nagano, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 3, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    all seasons
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    1 or 2
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    Dec 22, 2015

We are a cosy guest house situated very close to Hakuba town centre and the Happo One ski resort. The Hakuba Happo lift terminal is just 4 minutes on foot from the lodge. The lodge is set in a forested area next to a local shrine, and is popular with winter sports enthusiasts. We need 1 or 2 helpers, singles, two friends or a couple with No smoker from mid or late December to January, February or March. We would like helpers who are above 27 years old. The persons below that cannot be employed. We offer a room and meals. Free lift passes to Happo One ski resort are available. You offer work (house keeping, serving food, check in & out. snow removal, carrying firewoods etc), Maybe you have to work half day per day. (Maybe there is longer working time, but sometimes less. ) It depends on the number of guests staying. The rest of your time is free. During your free time you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, the night-life and travel. We need helpers who can stay 3 weeks or more...

Kashiwabara, Maibara, Japan  

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    Homestay (Organic)
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    Jan 3, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (5)
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    Yes
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    1 or 2
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    Sep 19, 2016

:::Thank you for your interest::: Happy New Year! Updated on 28 Dec 2023. For it, we are looking for someone who can help ; ・renovation the house (cleaning, Insulation construction, Ceiling and floor construction) ・web design (We want to create a new website) ・Photography and Video Shooting ・web site and SNS marketing ・taking care kids (some time) We'd like to learn. ・English ・start up ・chatGPT/ AI (generative) /web3 / NFT / crypt currency ) ・music / guitar / piano / music session ・bushcraft ・your skill For more information about house renovation, please check out the link below https://www.instagram.com/flow_yamagen/ https://www.instagram.com/flow_watanabetateguten/ :::: THE LIVING SITUATION You would stay in your own room in our traditional house. The entire house is still under renovation, but the guest room will be the bare minimum for a comfortable stay. We love art, music, travel, and people. We love to share a dinner with international guests, and will engage in your cultu...

Shiraoi, Hokkaido, Japan  

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    Homestay (Organic)
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    Yes
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    1 only
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    Apr 29, 2015

A room is available for your homestay. Because of the helps I would like to ask you, those who have enough experience/knowledge of handling house holding chores and cooking and mature lady are welcome. No problem if you can not cook Japanese dishes. Vegetarian is welcome only from summer to autumn. It's easy to talk about next step of your homestay if how long from when, how you can help, what you want to do during homestay in addition to help works are written in your request. I, 66 years old male, not vaccinated for COVID-19, have a small private organic vegetable garden since a few years ago. I am happy if someone can help me to maintain vegetable garden and household chores including cooking. I also can enjoy helping my guest to learn Japanese language. We can visit at sightseeing places/aesthetic landscape when we have free time. At the same time, I`m interested to hear your stories about helpx and learn foreign languages as well as yoga and massage. My house has natural ...

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Nagoya, Aichi, Central Japan, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (13)
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    Yes
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    up to 3 or more
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    Apr 6, 2017

We are currently looking for helpers starting from March 18th. (Our minimum stay is one month.) *************************************************************** Hi! We are a friendly backpackers hostel in Nagoya, a big city in the center of Japan. We are just a 7-minute walk from Nagoya station. Our hostel is on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors and a bar/cafe/restaurant is on the 1st floor. (Now our bar is closed on weekdays.). We need helpers working to change bed sheets, pillows, and covers and clean the hostel. The work is 5 days a week (around 11:00 am to 3:00 pm), including Saturday and Sunday. You will share a room with other helpers (separate rooms for men and women are available). Meals are not included, so please take your own meals. Our minimum stay is one month, and we can't guarantee consecutive days off. We will teach you how to work with the rest of our team! You will always be working with different helpers, so it's easy to build strong connections and work together...

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Nagano, Japan  

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    Farmstay
  • Last Updated
    Feb 27, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    (39)
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    All year
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    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Jan 30, 2017

Wow 2024 an extra exciting time with new 🍎 apple trees to plant old cow house to finish the renovation a 200 year old house to finish farm maintenance ,grass cutting mixing in the comunity. Two weeks or more to stay and enjoy Japanese family life we pick you up from nagano train station LONGER Stays are very welcome for 2024 .25 A traditional Japanese farm house, The house is on a gentle slope at the foot of Mt Wakaho tarou about 1000m high, very good walking sightseeing area, 15km outside Nagano city. Consisting of a large vegetable garden, traditional japanise trees, bushes, 10 Japanese apple fields with some western and Japanese apples western fruits, black currents, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries ... Jobs-- farm work, cooking, maintaining garden,land grass cutting weeding helping in the community and nice farm work.old barn renovation completed for a coffee shop and acomadtion short stay guests Maybe some assisting at private English lessons,so English speaking advan...

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Otaru, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 27, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (7)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jun 5, 2019

Hi Everybody:) We are currently looking for people who can help us continue to provide a place here where travelers can stay and explore Otaru. If you like to drink, to travel, to meet new people and share experiences with them, are curious and up to challenges, are interested in guesthouses, Hokkaido, and Japanese culture, and most importantly if you have a good sense of humor and know how to have a good time, we are looking for you! We especially like to work with people who are trying to learn Japanese, as we have found that previous helpers tend to experience big improvements in their time with us. *About our hostel “Begin your memory of trip from Cheers!” We have craft beer bar in our place. You can drink 5 or 6 kinds of craft beer here and enjoy seeing and talking not only with our guests but also local people and our staffs. Our hostel is in a quiet part of Otaru. You can relax and enjoy exploring the old city and its history. Have a nice time in Otaru!! *When? From the mid...

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Kochi-ken Takaoka-gun, Japan  

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    Hospitality
  • Last Updated
    Feb 27, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (3)
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    Yes
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    2 only
  • Joined
    Oct 6, 2019

/ ! \ INFO / ! \ Next availability from July 1st Hello there, Our resort is located about 1.5 hours west of Kochi City and is the head water area of Shimanto River. Shimanto river is running through Kochi Pref, and famous for being the most beautiful river in Japan. In our property, a small river is flowing through and 11 cottages as well as 3 Airstreams stand on this river. In our main building, we have onsen and guest rooms upstairs. Since March 2017, we also welcome volunteers in this resort and over 190 helpers had stayed here and enjoyed working, fishing, cooking and so on. Of course, this is designed for the accommodation, therefore we have to look after our guests as the first priority. Moreover, the majority of the guest is Japanese. However, we are getting more and more international guests as well now. Additionally, we are now running 6 resorts in Western Japan (Shikoku: Ehime, Tokushima, Kochi // Kyushu: Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Miyazaki // Chugoku: Okayama). We would like ...

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Kyotango city in Kyoto, Japan  

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    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 26, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    (51)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Apr 10, 2016

Thank you for reading my listing:)! ※Volunteer stayers are available from 10 April onwards. We are looking for people who can come in the spring as we do not yet have plans for the summer. (Both my parents are now aged over 80 and my mother is no longer able to move as described in previous reviews as she is now in need of care. Please be advised that we are required to provide for our own needs in terms of food.) About the place Stay in one of the most beautiful places in Japan! Our Minshuku (Japanese Guest House) is located on Kumihama Bay and across the street from the Sea of Japan. We have been hosting Japanese guests for over 40 years and are looking to attract people from all over the world. We have an oyster cockle shells farm in Kumihama Bay - you won't find fresher seafood anywhere in the world! The Tango Hanto (Tango Peninsula) is part of the San-in Kaigan Geopark - a Nature Park that has scientifically important or beautiful geological assets. There are countless hi...

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kurogimachi, yameshi, Japan  

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    Homestay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 25, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    (1)
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    Not in winter
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Dec 21, 2019

A place that one of the most famous place for tea in Japan, the city called "Yame". This guesthouse is a mountain house which is formerly a tea farmer's residence, being empty for many years, but since 2017 it turned into guesthouse, to attract many people from all over the world. Hello, my name is Jiro, the owner of sky tea house, used to be a world traveler for many years and after so many drama, I end up in this mountain community and I found my wife Chai from Phillippine, and now we have a beautiful children Kojiro(cat) and Ryunosuke(1st son) We are running a guesthouse, organic tea farm and also I host some events time to time. always try bring people to involve in my village to make them happy. So, main tasks for helper, I ask house keeping, helping organic tea farm, helping local people in many different job, setting up event, sometimes play with my kids or house sitting. creating new project with me. and also if you have some specal skill it would be very helpful for exampl...

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Naha, Okinawa, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 25, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (7)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Feb 16, 2019

Come and Help at our Friendly International Guesthouse in Okinawa! We are a team of international staff working in a guesthouse in the middle of Naha, Okinawa. Our place is located in the city, you can walk to Kokusai-dori street which is only 5 minutes away and Naha Bus Terminal is just around the corner. If you feel like some beach time, you will find a few local options but if you are looking for the paradise beach style you can always take a ferry to some of the nearby islands. Our helpers usually stay around 1 month but dates can be flexible so write to us as soon as you can if you would like to join us. As a helper, you will be working as housekeeping 3-4 hours a day / 5 days a week in exchange for a bed in one of our dormitories. You are mostly expected to help with the cleaning, but you will find that a guesthouse can be a nice place to chat with other guests and make new friends! You c...

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Hirafu Niseko, Kutchan, Japan  

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    Hospitality
  • Last Updated
    Feb 24, 2024
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    Feb 26, 2024
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    (22)
  • All Year Round
    Some months summer away
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Aug 14, 2010

Sumary of our offer Winter - no food instead lift pass use - 30hrs week. Off season - from April 1st to November 30th Accommodation, seasonal vegetables as much as you want, bicycle use & local area use of vehicles with permission. - 22 hrs a week. 2024 Winter - help exchange system & conditions for - Niseko - Annupuri Mountain View Lodge or Annupuri oasis Lodge. Available to work from December 10th or abouts until the end of March. - depending on snow conditions, customer bookings, & expectations of further bookings into March. Annupuri area Season pass. ¥70.000 fully refunded at the end of March or until managers can manage on their own, any time from end of February - you are welcome to stay on longer to ski & snowboard every day, with reduced hours per week. (for those not be available to help from December 10th to March 31st then a monthly lift allowance of ¥20,000 will be provided or use of a common lodge pass) We will pay the above amount for the completed season. S...

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Chuo-ku, KOBE, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 24, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    Yes
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    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Sep 3, 2019

My name is Hiro. We are always thinking about things that are fun and new. The hostel is from the nearest 2 stations, with easy access to go Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Himeji. Kobe is one of the biggest city in Japan. The hostel which is cozy and global is renovated Hostel was Japanese style restaurant. We retain that old culture and felling. Our staff are easygoing,friendly and want make the guest be happy. There are different type of help in our hostel. Hours expected 5hours a day, 4 days a week. We are looking for.. cleaner and receptionist. Painter, Mural Artist, to draw on our hostel Video Maker, to video about our hostel and kobe We offer free -bunk bed (share with other in mixed dormitory) -wifi -rice, seasoning. -coffee, tea -washing machine If you have any questions, Don't hesitate to ask me something if you still have some questions, I would love to answer them! I hope you will be our family.

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Nozawa, Nishiaizu-town, Japan  

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    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 23, 2024
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    Feb 23, 2024
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    (7)
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    Except February, First half of March
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    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Jun 19, 2018

~ Introduction ~ We are an eco-friendly community founded in 2016, based in the beautiful countryside of Japan. Our project consists of a few major parts; Organic farming, guest housing, and plant based diet. Which all combined boils down to `holistic health` and a `holistic approach`. We try to tackle nature deficit disorder, and we help/encourage people to find their mission in life! ***As we are not organizing retreats and WSs as same as a previous year due to COVID, we apologize that we won't host skills volunteers for free, except someone who is good at building and renovating the house! Also please avoid having expectation to join Yoga and meditation workshop/retreat during this time, as it might not happen. (24th of August) **** ~ Help Needed ~ Nanny! 2023 Update: We are looking for nanny-type help for 2023! We have a newborn daughter (born in Feb), who we can use help with taking care of. If you enjoy playing with young children/babies, letting them sleep etc. please l...

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Otsu, Shiga (near Kyoto), Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 23, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (8)
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    YES
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    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Jul 23, 2018

PLEASE READ *We ONLY accept Working Holiday Visa holders or who has work permit. 3 weeks minimum. Please DO NOT apply if you have tourist visa. It does not work for us unfortunately. -------------------------------------- We are currently accepting applications for spots for 2024 Spring season is great here and very close to ski resort and hiking spot. Also it is great in summer. You will enjoy all year around. Our guesthouse is only a 4 min walk from the biggest lake in Japan!!! You can swim anytime you want in the lake. (spring and Summer) We are looking for staff to: -help to clean the hostel (around 10am-2pm) mainly rooms and bathrooms. -help us with landscaping and gardening sometimes -occasionally help to organize events for weekend such as futsal, movie night and hiking, BBQ. 15 hours/week working. (3~4 hours of cleaning per day // 3 to 4 days a week.) for 7 nights stay. We give a dorm bed with curtain. We provide towels, WiFi, bicycle usage (anytime bicycles are availab...

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宮崎市 高岡町 上倉永(その他), Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 22, 2024
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    Feb 22, 2024
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    (1)
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    Yes
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    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Feb 23, 2019

We are running a cottage guesthouse in Miyazaki. Our guesthouse locates in the mountain area of Miyazaki, surrounded by mountains, river and other beautiful nature view. Help needed: content: guest room tidy up, clean up work (bathroom, toilet, dining room, kitchen), floor cleaning, food preparing, etc. Preferably stay at least 2 weeks. Accommodation: We provide free meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and free accommodation and free wifi to helpers We provide meals for helper in day off as well. Volunteer Requirements: We welcome helpers from global, helper who want to learn Japanese culture and have a taste of Japanese cuisine are welcomed. Our location: It takes 20 mins by car to the city town of Miyazaki, around our guesthouse, there is hot spring, mountain course, sea, sight-seeing spot. Free time activities: Bicycle, leisure walking, hiking, marine sport, cooking, culture exchange. During your stay, apart from working, please also enjoy the beauti...

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Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan  

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    Other
  • Last Updated
    Feb 21, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    Yes
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    2 only
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    Sep 17, 2023

We're a lo-fi, older style guesthouse with only around ten rooms. Right on the edge of two of the most interesting historic neighbourhoods of Kyoto! Secluded somewhat in a discreet side street, everything you could otherwise want is at a mere stone's throw away. Our goal is to provide clean and comfortable accommodation for guests visiting Kyoto, as well as providing opportunities to do language/culture/study exchanges. The most common so far has been language exchange. You can help us by maintaining the cleanliness of the facilities, working on maintenance and creating improvements that will hopefully help to enhance the general atmosphere. Any creative initiatives are very welcome! Hours can be pretty loose and flexible - although we have a default plan of eight-hour shifts three times a week. (You also get to sleep in, since business hours are from 12pm to 8pm.) You'll therefore have plenty of time to get to know Kyoto and Kansai (nearby Osaka, Kobe, Nara etc.), and or spend time s...

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Tateoka, Murayama Yamagata, Japan  

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    Farmstay
  • Last Updated
    Feb 21, 2024
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    Feb 26, 2024
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    (42)
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    No. Please check below
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    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Mar 4, 2009

We are now looking for more wonderful helpers for the 2024 farming season! Come and grow with us! ******Please read the reviews below for an insight into what its really like!!!! ******** More about what we do: We grow rice, cherries, apples, peaches, corn, pumpkins, cucumbers and soy-beans on our farm here in Murayama-Shi in the middle of the very beautiful Yamagata Prefecture in the north part of Japan. We grow a premium rice without chemicals and more labour intensive traditional methods which we sell direct to the customer. Our orchards unfortunately are not organic, but we are researching ways to substitute natural sprays. We have also opened a guesthouse and a mochi restaurant! We are a big (crazy) family: 3 generations, 9 people plus some local staff! Apart from my wife and I, my family only speaks Japanese! Everyone is very friendly, but you will definitely need a sense of humour, patience and a willingness to try to communicate. You would eat with the family (traditiona...

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Matsumoto City, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 20, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (34)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Nov 2, 2014

Hello! We would be delighted to host you. Looking for a helper from end of March for the spring season. Happy to host helpers through the summer months too! Mostly it's morning cleaning of our hostel and rental apartment - some days busy, some days more relaxed. Are you ready for the beautiful spring? Enjoy the famous castle and mountains around us. Come and enjoy the cleaner air of the mountains. All of the local mountains are easy to access and there are many cultural activities in Matsumoto city. We are a small independent hostel located in the base city for the Japanese Alps. We also have a small apartment near the famous National Treasure castle. Matsumoto city is a little university city with a chilled-out cosmopolitan student vibe. Delighted if you could volunteer for three weeks or more. Matsumoto is a great base from which to explore lots of history and beautiful nature. We, Shuko from Japan and Brian from Ireland run the hostel like a big family home - which the buil...

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Ibaraki, Kitaibaraki, Japan  

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    Homestay
  • Last Updated
    Feb 19, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    No reviews
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Aug 30, 2023

We are a family living in Ibaraki, next to the beach. My wife is Japanese and I am English. I have been living in Japan for nearly 15 years. We have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. We have an English school and a small hotel. We're offering a unique volunteer opportunity that promises not just meaningful work but also an unforgettable beach front experience! As a volunteer at ELM on the Beach, you'll have the chance to work on exciting projects, this unique opportunity requires dedication and commitment. While the atmosphere is friendly, the responsibilities are real, creating a harmonious balance between work and the joy of contribution, your efforts will make a tangible difference. We believe in the power of individuals coming together to make a positive impact on the world around them. We are looking for Enthusiastic individuals, No specific skills required – just a positive attitude and a willingness to contribute!. your tasks will include but are not limited to: Cleaning around ...

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Shinjuku, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 17, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    (2)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jun 16, 2014

* * * * *Thank you very much for contacting us but many people contact us every day so please forgive us that we only contact when we have a vacancy. You can contact us at our email address directly or facebook page. * * * * * * * * Requirement * * * Thank you very much for that so many people are interested in helping us! Since Tokyo is a very very big city and our hostel and guest houses are located in one of the best location, large number of people contacts us everyday! Therefore we would like to ask to help us people who stays more than one month and more people at the same time. Also we would like to give more opportunities to young people who comes to Japan for the first time! Please contact us with your answers of followings! A couple, friends together are more welcome than a person! 1. start and end date 2. experience of cleaning hostels, etc. 3. Number of people Looking forward to your contact!!! ==== our offer ==== We offer free accommodation in Central Tokyo ...

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kumamoto-shi nishi-ku, Japan  

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    Community
  • Last Updated
    Feb 17, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
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  • All Year Round
    From December of this year to March of next year
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Dec 1, 2023

※※※ Applications for participation are currently closed until June ※※※ We are a small community located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, where we have built our own homes using earth-bag technology and run a lodge. We are surrounded by mandarin fields with a beautiful ocean view where you can watch the sunset all year round, and we are just a 30-minute drive from the city. We are currently working on a project to create a new art building and are looking for volunteers who are interested in creating things to work with us. We also need help with gardening, cleaning, cooking, and baby support. We operate according to each individual’s needs and take appropriate breaks. We want you to participate in a way that is enjoyable and not stressful. We currently have three volunteers helping us and are looking for about two more. Warm clothing is required during the winter. On your days off, there are many ways to relax, such as enjoying the grounds, visiting the nearby hot spring town, and t...

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Hokkaido, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 17, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    (12)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Mar 2, 2020

YAKUMO town is 3 hours from Sapporo city,1-hour half from Hakodate city. We able to get really fresh seafood from different 2 kind of sea (The Sea of Japan and Pacific Ocean) also mountain vegetable, field crop, fresh milk, cheese, etc.,,,. We have lots of hot springs and you can see perfect starry sky, beautiful sunrise and sunset as well. We’re running guesthouse and restaurant also we’re work in tourism promotion about YAKUMO town.Guesthouse?A wide variety of guests visit from all around the world. You can have the opportunity to talk with guests of all different nationalities. We can make local tour and you’ll may learn about management Guesthouse as well. Restaurant?You can have the opportunity to make lots of recipes and we can make new menu together.if you interesting about tourism promotion/making new tour and some events you can join us!?we need someone who can help us to /taking care of garden/ clean the restaurant and guesthouse as well/helping festival /making n...

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Motoyama-town, Shikoku-Island Kochi, Japan  

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    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Feb 14, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    (6)
  • All Year Round
    March to December
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Aug 20, 2019

This is not a tourist spot. It is a small rural village on Shikoku Island. Hello. My name is Yoshinaga. My English is at a beginner level. I will do my best to talk to you. My family is my wife and dog. I run an organic farm. The main crops we grow are delicious vegetables such as tomatoes. I always think about good lifestyle and world peace. This region has many historic rice terraces and is blessed with an environment of mountains surrounding a beautiful river. A wonderful environment for nature lovers. The work includes general agricultural work such as harvesting and shipping vegetables, washing vegetables, planting seedlings, weeding, and pruning. Please work together on various tasks in the countryside. The work is easy, safe and you can learn a lot. You will work approximately 20 hours a week. Starts at 8am. After work, let's eat lunch together for free. The afternoon is free time. 1 week 2 days off. I will provide you rice for free. You will buy the rest of the ing...

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Nishinari, Osaka, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 13, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    No reviews
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    2 only
  • Joined
    Jan 6, 2024

We're a small, retro guesthouse with only around seven rooms. Right in the middle of one of the most diverse and interesting historic neighbourhoods of Osaka! Lost a bit in a tiny hidden side street, everything you could otherwise want is at a mere stone's throw away. Our goal is to provide clean and comfortable accommodation for guests visiting Osaka, as well as providing opportunities to do language/culture/study exchanges. We can share with you lots of local knowledge and tips! You can help us by maintaining the cleanliness of the facilities, working on maintenance and creating improvements that will hopefully help to enhance the general atmosphere. Other initiatives are very welcome! Hours can be pretty loose and flexible - although we're thinking something like from three times a week for 8 hours of real work. (Business hours are from 12pm to 8pm.) You'll therefore have plenty of time to get to know Osaka and Kansai (nearby Kobe, Kyoto, Nara etc.), and or spend time studying lan...

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Tokashiki-son, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 7, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    (9)
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    Yes
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    1 only
  • Joined
    May 25, 2017

We run a small hostel and marine activity shop on Tokashiki Island, Okinawa. The working period is for those who can work at least one month. Especially now, I am looking for someone who can work for at least a month starting at the beginning of April.. (Priority is given to those who can work longer) Cleaning helpers In the mornings, you are responsible for cleaning. The afternoons are therefore free time. We are looking for someone to help with the cleaning. We are only looking for people who can work for at least one month. Preference will be given to those who can speak basic Japanese and English. We offer: accommodation (a bed in a dormitory room or a staff room for two people), and some food fee. Regular helpers Assisting backpackers in general, receptionist at marine store, etc. We are only looking for people who can speak basic Japanese and English and who can work for at least one month. (Japanese is a must). (We are looking for people who can work for at least one month be...

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Nayoro Hokkaido, Japan  

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    Other
  • Last Updated
    Feb 7, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    (7)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or couple
  • Joined
    Feb 19, 2020

Looking for helpers this winter. We are looking for someone who can ski or snowboard easy slopes. You can ski or snowboard before or after work. Your lift pass will be provided by us. I will also start hosting Airbnb this winter. I need your various help. Please contact us anytime. Feel free to contact me if you are interested. thank you. Hi guys. My job is to have guests enjoy their stays and outdoor experiences from May to October. And I run a restaurant at the ski resort from December to the end of March. We are a small company, but we will take on challenges. The job I would like to ask you to do now is to promote my restaurant all over the world. Let's think about how to advertise together. It's powder snow here. A great place for skiers and snowboarders. I want skiers and snowboarders from all over the world to know my restaurant. And please teach me English. For your summer work, I would like you to help me with simple work at the accommodation facility and work in the field. I...

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Chichibu-shi Saitama-ken, Japan  

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    Other
  • Last Updated
    Feb 7, 2024
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    Mar 2, 2024
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    (3)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jun 14, 2016

UPDATE: I am looking for people who can stay for several weeks or even months, starting in the spring some time --- I was born in England, but lived in the US from the age of 1 until I was 18, at which point I returned to England. I studied Moral Sciences (philosophy and psychology) at Cambridge, but spent more time in drama productions than studying. I subsequently went to London, and lived for several years in a freaky apartment with such psychedelic people as Syd Barrett of the Pink Floyd, while working in a couple of avantgarde art galleries. As the 60s drew to a close,I went to India to meet some yoga masters, which worked out very well. I then came to Japan, where for several years I lived on the road with a motorcycle, photographing around the country. I became a jewelry designer, then got into the collecting and restoring of antiques, doing quite a few gallery shows of Japanese traditional artefacts in the U.S. and Europe. I got into computers in the late 80s, and throug...

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Osaka (Kyoto), Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Feb 5, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    (4)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Jun 26, 2015

We are looking for *happy* helpers at our guesthouse. (And a manager if you have valid visa such as working holiday visa. If we don't have manager's position available when you come, helpers with working holiday has priority to be a manager.) The purpose of this volunteer is that we hope the volunteer staff to lean different cultures, make friends from all over the world and learn different skills (hospitality, cleaning, etc) in life. If you are looking for just free accommodation exchange, this position is not suitable for you. We'd like you to help for 1 month or longer. (We may need help with some other things even if you can't stay for 1 month, so please contact us even if you can't stay 1 month and let us know if what you can help us with) If you are a backpacker, student, traveler who wants to volunteer while travelling and do something constructive rather than just being on holiday you'll have a good time at our guesthouse and you're welcome to stay in our staff room/dormito...

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Toyoizumi, Toyoura, Japan  

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    Other
  • Last Updated
    Jan 31, 2024
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    Jan 31, 2024
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    (1)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Sep 21, 2020

We live in a town called Toyoura in Hokkaido located 40minutes from Niseko area. In my family I have my wife and 3 kids. In Toyoura, Here is a big Onsen(hot spring) spot. We are currently taking care of ducks, splitting logs to make firewoods, removing snow, and preparing Airbnb houses We might or might not go to forest during your stay. From April, we also start to take care of blueberry trees. - Not payed - Working hours is 5 hours a day and 5 days a week. - Overtime will not be carried over.(But if I ask you to work over time, it can be carried over to the next day.) - You will need share a room with other workawayer if there is someone else. - Hot shower is available every day. - No shops around here(you can use my car) - You will need to keep your room and shared space clean. - The time for cleaning and cooking will not be included in the working hours. (If you're cooking lunch for other people it is incuded in the working hours.) - Clean the shared space (kitchen, toilets, entr...

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Minamikomagun, Japan  

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    Other
  • Last Updated
    Jan 30, 2024
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    Feb 23, 2024
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    (2)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jul 5, 2023

*PLEASE NOTE THAT IF I DO NEED HELP THIS YEAR, IT WILL ONLY BE FOR A FEW DAYS AT A TIME. ~ Introduction ~ I was born in London but have spent almost my entire adult life overseas, much of it in Asia. In 2015/16, I cycled from Tokyo to London (leaving on my 50th birthday). After returning to Japan, I moved to a small mountain village (population: approx. 40) in Yamanashi, where I now live with my dog in a kominka (old traditional house). I play the koto and some piano, grow organic vegetables (especially hot chilies) and practice darkroom print photography. Depending on the season, I make my own cider (alcohol), Greek yoghurt, umeshu (with both whiskey and shochu), chili sauce and various pickles. I also make excellent tofu waffles🧇 日本語でもOK です。 ~ Help Needed ~ I mostly need help gardening (weeding, etc). There always some cleaning in the house to do. Also, hanging out futons to air on sunny days. ~ Time Frame ~ I'm happy to have people stay at any time of the year except at the he...

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Tokyo, Japan  

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    Homestay
  • Last Updated
    Jan 28, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
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    (1)
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    Yes
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    1 only
  • Joined
    Jan 30, 2019

We're guys and girls who lives in a very old house near from central Tokyo. Current residents are 4 people, Hiro (Hiroaki) who is owner,Japanese and Chinese, include LGBTQ+ femal. Hiro is IT engineer who works at home, other people are voice actress, photographer and engineer. [About me] I, Hiro used to live an apartment and hosted people via another website. I learned about culture exchange and English from couchsurfers. But I become to want to live with people from different countries. Luckily I found the very old large house that can do anything. I'm trying renovation it to an artistic house now. [About art project] My friend painted a mural, but there was still some free space left, and then some artists helped to fill it. Also some of them added vibrant hues to the monochrome mural. Now, the murals feature an assortment of artwork from various artists worldwide. [About our house] Conveniently situated merely two stations away from Ikebukuro and six stations from Shinjuku, this ...

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hannan city, Osaka, Japan  

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    Homestay
  • Last Updated
    Jan 25, 2024
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    Feb 27, 2024
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    (2)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Feb 16, 2015

Please help house keeping. Garden care, cooking, Time depends on the day. We have private room for helper. You can stay in tent outside or Camper van if you want, We have received more than 400 people in 14 years.(not only help X,) Everyone had a good time comfortably. Please don't worry. There is free wifi, Helper has 2 meals (lunch & dinner) a day. Please make own self morning & holiday. we have free foods. The location is in the countryside but near the JR station it has easy access to the Osaka city about 50min and the kansai airport is about 30 minutes. Holiday 2 days in the week, Please stay minimum 5 days, We need your passport copy. Let's make fun memories together!

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Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan  

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    Homestay
  • Last Updated
    Jan 22, 2024
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    Mar 1, 2024
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    (4)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Dec 8, 2015

My place is not a big house as other people wrote. It’s a tiny house has 4 bedrooms. I’ve hosted some Helpers from this website and some are really nice and some are really weird. :D I sometimes might travel at work, so I want you to do house keeping and pet sitting. I’m looking for a friendly, helpful, non-smoker who can be a good friend of my son(born in 2008). I will offer you a private room if it’s available. Meals are not included but we can share when I cook. You will help me for 1-house keeping (cleaning, organizing the house, doing laundry, cooking…) 2-petsit (3 cats... feeding, cleaning cat’s litter, 1 dog... feeding, walking or playing) 3-gardening (trimming trees, weeding, cleaning my backyard and entrance) 4-being an assistant for my English conversation classes 5-farming at my dad’s in another city (he barely speaks English) You will have a lot of free time while my son is at school. I can teach you Japanese if you want to learn. I’m not currently looking for any h...

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Kyoto, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 22, 2024
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    Feb 26, 2024
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    (3)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Oct 10, 2012

We are a small team - joke around and hanging out! Team of mixed locals / Japanese / foreigners from early 20s to 60s, and we always communicate, and help each other :) Keep the cozy family atmosphere but stay professionals when it comes to work. - We are looking for a cleaner staff who can stay for LONGER THAN FULL 2 MONTHS. -Our hostel is 5 min walk from JR Kyoto station. 80% of guests are from foreign countries :) -We give you a free bed in a mix dorm room with curtain, bicycle and Wi-Fi ! (Unfortunately we do not give you any food nor sponsor visa) *CLEANING: 11:00-14:00, 5 days/week. To work with us, you MUST : -Have work permit (working holiday visa etc) -Be happy and friendly -Not snoring -Speak fluent English or Japanese -Have healthy body and mind Please message me and ensure you have a well written profile completed as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

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kusatsu-machi, Japan  

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    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 22, 2024
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    Feb 22, 2024
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    (4)
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    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Jul 17, 2019

We are currently looking for helpers. We have been running a guesthouse here for three and a half years. I wasted a lot of time due to the influence of Corona, but finally the number of customers has increased. We are currently looking for a helper who can work for more than 2 weeks. The owner and his wife work at another store, so other employees will accept the orders. There are many free hot springs near the facility. And near our hostel, there is good water hole. If you stay winter season, you can enjoy skiing. 1.5km from our hostel. I need you what is clean up our accommodation house and something. The content of work is 5 days a week, and the hours are typically 3 hours a day. There are only one rooms for helpers, so only women are recruited. What you get is the use of female dorm beds, kitchens and other facilities. I don't cook for you every day, but sometimes I do it for you. Enjoy Kusatsu onsen life with us!

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Minami Alps, Yamanashi, Japan  

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    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Jan 19, 2024
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    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    (30)
  • All Year Round
    mostly from April until October
  • Accommodates
    up to 3 or more
  • Joined
    Oct 2, 2013

We are growing various kinds of fruits all year round and doing fruit picking as our business here in Yamanashi, Japan. Mt. Fuji is located here in Yamanashi. We have a VERY nice accommodation for all volunteers, we created four bed rooms downstairs and two Japanese tatami rooms upstairs. In each room, we put a bunk bed that way eight people can stay downstairs and possibly 6 more people can stay upstairs. We created two shower rooms, a mini-kitchen, two toilets, a washroom and provided all necessary items such as fridge, microwave, bikes, TV, radio cassette, washing machine and so on. It is a VERY clean and nice accommodation. To tell you the truth, I bought this house for volunteers in 2011 and hired lots of professional craftsmen and let them remodel to make it as a mini-dorm for volunteers. The location is surrounded by rice fields and fruit farms and in front of the house there is a beautiful avenue along Japanese sakura trees(cherry blossoms) with historically well known canal c...

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Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto-shi, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 19, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    No reviews
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Nov 5, 2019

We are looking for new members to join us in Kyoto city with day-to-day hostel tasks. If you are open-minded, friendly and like to meet people from all over the world, please join our team! You must have a valid work permit for Japan. You will be asked to show your passport when you come. We prefer those who can stay for longer than one month and we usually don't host couples or two people who know each other as shifts are usually done by one helper so it's not possible for us to give you the same shift or rest days. Current availability: From January 3rd Working hours are: - 3 hours a day (with 8 days off a month) Payment: -One bed in mixed dorm with other guests 4pp/room to 6/pp/room, and 1100yen per hour for overtime (or equivalent minimum wage in Kyoto). Free laundry, full kitchen with cooking supplies and great Wi-Fi! One bathtowel per stay. If you wish to apply please send a message with the following information: -age -nationality -languages spoken -visa type and when it ...

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Midoriku Obara, Sagamihara, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 13, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    (3)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Jul 3, 2019

Hi there! I have traveled around the world for 9 years and visited 93 countries so far. I returned to Japan in 2018 and started a backpacker's hostel and English class for Japanese locals in my house. The house is surrounded by mountains, including Michelin 3-star Mount Takao, and many small rivers, beautiful hot springs, and the Sagami lake. The river right next to my house is beautiful, and you can swim there in the summer. It is still an hour away from Japan's largest downtown Shinjuku(excluding 2 km to the nearest station Sagamiko) About me and staff I need your help in maintaining the hostel, teaching English to my Japanese students, and renovating the hostel. You don't have to be from a native English-speaking country, but it is more important to have patience and the ability to speak slowly and clearly. The hours expected to work depend on the day. When it's busy, we usually work from around 10a.m. to 2 p.m. preparing the rooms for guests. The work involves cleaning the rooms...

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Hikamicho, Tamba-city, Japan  

  • Category
    Farmstay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Jan 11, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 29, 2024
  • Rating
    (4)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Dec 28, 2011

Hi. We are an Organic farmer in Hyogo. We live in a contry side with 6 people, me,my husband, two sons and.two daughters. 12years old ,9years old,7years old and 3years old. and also we have a hamster. My husband starts farming about 20years ago. We grow over 50 different kind of vegetables for our CSA and other customers. Our life style is based on Japanese traditional life style in countryside,so you can enjoy Japanese life. I expect you to help me with the farm work on a full time basis.it means 6hours a day,5 or 6days a week. Beause our diet is traditionally Japanese, it may seem to be a poor diet to people from other countries. We eat mainly vegetables and rice from our own fields. We also eat meat, fish, and eggs, but the quantity may be small compared to overseas diets. Dairy foods are rarely consumed on a daily basis and are consumed as a luxury item. We often eat rice in the morning, so if you eat something other than rice, we ask that you prepare breakfast at your own expe...

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Tanbasasayama-shi, Japan  

  • Category
    Homestay
  • Last Updated
    Jan 9, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 26, 2024
  • Rating
    (1)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 only
  • Joined
    Dec 1, 2023

I am half Japanese half American born and raised in Japan . I live near Kyoto with my little toy poodle, Phoebe. She is still a puppy so really playful. I have little disability. I can do everything by myself fine but it takes time. I use a cane outside of my house but not in the house. I do glass art during the day in my studio space in my house. You can try out if you want to. I need a helper so I could have more time doing glass. I teach English in the evening on weekdays. You are welcome to come to the school and talk to my students. I have a traditional Japanese room for guests. I have a single bed for the guest but you can sleep on the tatami if you want to. I renovated my house spending two years. There is a supermarket and a bus stop in front of my house. I also have a gym space above the garage so you can exercise as much as you want. I have a bicycle that you can use. I don’t smoke cigarettes. Work here are keep the house clean, which is clean most of the time go t...

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Hakuba, Nagano, Japan  

  • Category
    Backpacker Hostel
  • Last Updated
    Jan 3, 2024
  • Last Login
    Feb 27, 2024
  • Rating
    (4)
  • All Year Round
    all seasons
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Dec 22, 2015

We are a cosy guest house situated very close to Hakuba town centre and the Happo One ski resort. The Hakuba Happo lift terminal is just 4 minutes on foot from the lodge. The lodge is set in a forested area next to a local shrine, and is popular with winter sports enthusiasts. We need 1 or 2 helpers, singles, two friends or a couple with No smoker from mid or late December to January, February or March. We would like helpers who are above 27 years old. The persons below that cannot be employed. We offer a room and meals. Free lift passes to Happo One ski resort are available. You offer work (house keeping, serving food, check in & out. snow removal, carrying firewoods etc), Maybe you have to work half day per day. (Maybe there is longer working time, but sometimes less. ) It depends on the number of guests staying. The rest of your time is free. During your free time you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, the night-life and travel. We need helpers who can stay 3 weeks or more...

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Kashiwabara, Maibara, Japan  

  • Category
    Homestay (Organic)
  • Last Updated
    Jan 3, 2024
  • Last Login
    Mar 1, 2024
  • Rating
    (5)
  • All Year Round
    Yes
  • Accommodates
    1 or 2
  • Joined
    Sep 19, 2016

:::Thank you for your interest::: Happy New Year! Updated on 28 Dec 2023. For it, we are looking for someone who can help ; ・renovation the house (cleaning, Insulation construction, Ceiling and floor construction) ・web design (We want to create a new website) ・Photography and Video Shooting ・web site and SNS marketing ・taking care kids (some time) We'd like to learn. ・English ・start up ・chatGPT/ AI (generative) /web3 / NFT / crypt currency ) ・music / guitar / piano / music session ・bushcraft ・your skill For more information about house renovation, please check out the link below https://www.instagram.com/flow_yamagen/ https://www.instagram.com/flow_watanabetateguten/ :::: THE LIVING SITUATION You would stay in your own room in our traditional house. The entire house is still under renovation, but the guest room will be the bare minimum for a comfortable stay. We love art, music, travel, and people. We love to share a dinner with international guests, and will engage in your cultu...

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