Get sweaty like crazy! Be farmer in rural mountain side


The Exchange

We live near a big mountain. It's called Nasu. Our community is trying to revitalize this area for tourist and young people. We have started Farming in this beautiful land we love. Our Farmer's house has a small and unique house surrounded by lush greenery. People who want to learn and enjoy many kinds of farming come to our farmer's house. Let's Get super dirty and Get sweaty like crazy!!!! with us. We need strong guys. Be strong, Be muscular.


What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Farming: Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.


What you get

2 days off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Requirements

Fluent English or Intermediate Japanese

Between 18 and 35 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Our main farming activities include: harvesting, weeding, trellising, cultivating, planting, mulching, starting seeds, and so on. No previous farming experience is required, but experience with general manual labor is helpful, and a willingness to get sweaty and dirty is necessary.
The farm is 10 minutes by bike.

We will offer a wage.
The wage is offset by part of the cost of the accommodation. No meal is provided. You can cook your own foods at a shared kitchen. you can get fresh vegetables from the farm. And sometimes, when you work in the kitchen, you can get a meal. or If you want a meal, we could provide a meal. (It will be partially offset from the wage.)

5 hours working (2days off a week) ---- Approximately, You will get 50,000yen/month (net income)
The hours will be agreed together depending on your needs and ours :)
Days off are not fixed so if you need some free time just ask


Activities & Shift

TIMETABLE April to September (5 hours working)
6:00am - get up
7:00am - Start farming (1 hour break)
11:00am - Lunch break
2:00pm - Start farming (1 hour break)
5:00pm - free time

::Non-farming season (September to March)
There is a wide scope for improvements and projects, There are several tasks in our community, according to the needs of our community.

Guesthouse
We clean up guest rooms, shared toilets, bathrooms, as well as the lounge and kitchen areas and extra.

Restaurant, Cafe
Help out kitchen staff. To wash the dish, To serve the meal, and several kinds of task.

Sweets shop
Help out to make sweets. Our community has started to make the sweets using this area's milk.

and more.


Rules

We are looking for dynamic, attentive, punctual, self-motivated and self-starter FUN and ENERGETIC !! people. if you are a freeloader, no consideration for others, selfish and careless, this is not the right place for you.
(This means We should help each other and make everyone happy. We are living together.)