- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : NICE-17-075
- Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 6)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / JAP
- Age : 18 - 99
NICE – NGO/ NPO to organize workcamps and other voluntary service projects mainly in Japan – Founder &Treasurer of NVDA/ Member of CCIVS and ALLIANCE/ Partner of SCI – Enjoying to create a new global age by mentally young people!
Volunteers will get knowledge of history and culture of Shirakami. — Summary: Let?s be a volunteer for nature kid summer camp in beautiful World Natural Heritage! — Background: This project has been organized together with Shirakami Nature School (SNS) since 2006. Shirakami Mountains is one of Japanese valuable preserved natural forests consisting primarily of beech trees, registered as a World Natural Heritage in 1993. SNS has a summer vacation program for children aged 7- 12. Children will play and live in the nature to grow their independence, cultivate sensitivity, and learn group cooperation. This is also good opportunity for children to learn about international culture through communication with international volunteers. Volunteers need to be ready to spend 24 hours with children during kids camp except some free times. — Work: Volunteers will help and live together with children all the time in the summer program, such as supporting some activities in nature, and showing your culture, performance. Volunteers also help some other needed works such as cleaning for community. The contents of work will be changed due to weather, so please be flexible!
Volunteers will stay in shared room of old elementary school. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Please bring a sleeping bag.
The Shirakami Mountains, located in the northern part of Honshu Island, is a huge mountainous area (130,000 hectares on the border between Aomori and Akita Prefectures). — Terminal: The nearest international airport is in Tokyo. From Tokyo to the meeting point in Aomori pref., it takes 7 hours by bullet train or 10 hours by bus. Volunteers need to arrive at the airport in Tokyo(Narita/Haneda) by 19:00 PM on July. 26th and can leave there after 22:00 PM on Aug. 8th. — Other activities: cultural exchange parties with local people, hot spring, etc.
Volunteers should love kids and speak/understand some Japanese language. Responsibilities, group cooperativeness and high motivation are necessary! Volunteers have experienced the activity with children are welcome! Motivation letter is required. — Language; English and basic Japanese