21.Sep - 29.Oct 2017
Hokkaido , Japon


  • Moyen terme 3-6 mois
  • CONS
  • AGRI
  • NICE-LI-YO17-7
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 12000.00 JPY


Let's make sustainability of our healthy lifestyle and community ! -- 12000 Yen per month

  • Code : NICE-LI-YO17-7
  • Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 2)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / JAP
  • Age : 18 - 99


Organized together with Hokkaido Eco-village Promotion Project (HEPP). They start to promote "sustainability of our life style and community ", to create better environmental and social model for next generation in Hokkaido since 2012. They want to produce necessities that are needed for our daily life (foods, energy, etc.) by themselves as much as they can, and want to share them in local area. They provide various chances to learn comprehensive skill and knowledge by running courses and events for adults to kids. They also aim at connecting urban area and rural area, producers and consumers and to contribute local revitalization.


HEPP have more than dozen of volunteer workers from Japan and overseas . You are expected to do organic farming (cul tivation, harves ting, weeding, thinning, chopping woods etc.) as wel l as house work. You wi l l mainta in a couple bui ldings in the s ite, keeping them clean, painting, taking care of compos t and water treatment device, etc. They wi l l al so hos t young people from age of 9 to 18 from May to September. You wi l l support kids programs by l iving, playing and working together. From December to March, we get 1.5m-high snow. We are not very active in snow season but welcome volunteers who help us for snow shovel ing. — Study Theme : Volunteers will get knowledge of way of ecological life, organic farming.


Shared room in the main house or a container house (male and female are separated), cooked as a group by turns. HEPP try to enjoy seasonal and local foods, basically vegetables and Japanese food, in order to practice ecological, healthy life style.


Joining the local festivals, communicating local people and farmers. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here) — Agricultural country side, 60 km Northeast of Sapporo. Minus 10 degree in winter and 25-28 in summer.


Speaking good Engl i sh i s neces sary. If you are motivated to learn Japanese, very welcome! We have various kinds of vi s itors including groups of kids and s chool s tudents . We welcome volunteers who l ike to play or communicate with kids . Trial week or skype interview i s requi red. Ski l l s of cons truction or agriculture can be useful and welcome! — Language : English and Japanese. Host speaks English, but visitors speak only Japanese. — 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. — IMPORTANT!! It is possible to stay more than 3 months, If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 02/19, 04/09, 05/14, 07/02, 08/06, 09/23, 10/29. – 6,000 yen per month from the 4th month — Arrival : From Sapporo, 1.5 hours by train or bus . From Tokyo, 1.5 hours by ai rplane to and 2.0 hours by train. Before join program and after fini shing project, you need to join seminar nearTokyo. You need to arrive at Nari ta or Haneda ai rport by 08:00 the 1s t day. and can leave Japan after 22:00 on las t day).

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