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NICE-20-0314A JAPÓN Ozuchi, Ishikawa, Japan KIDS,MANU 14/03/2020 27/03/2020

Ozuchi 2(Ishikawa) | NICE-20-0314A | 2020-03-14 - 2020-03-27 | KIDS,MANU | Age: 16 - 99

 

Organized together with Shizentaiken Ozuchi Mura since 2013, founded by local people to keep the original landscape. There were 140 inhabitants with 20 houses in 1916, but now only 2 people live there! Still 10 houses remained and the area was designated as Nation s Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings. We will try to improve the situation of the village by young voluntary power. Since 2016, Ozuchi village and NICE have started Weekend Workcamp , and more than 400 people do volunteering here per year and they love this village! Local host hope to pass this village down the next generations!

Work: Main work is organizing and preparing for English kids camp. For example, playing international games, cooking international meals and speaking with children. From 6 to 18 years old children/students enjoy international days in the beautiful nature. Volunteer prepare though online for this program before coming here. We possibly also support agriculture and do some other work for the community.

Accomodation and food: Renovated house (traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. Winter Sleeping bag is needed! Food will be cooked by volunteers. Wi-Fi and internet are nothing. There is a cat.

Location: Ozuchi, Ishikawa, Japan

Location and Leisure: The southwest part of Ishikawa prefecture. Ozuchi village is far from 20 minute from Kaga-onsen station. And surrounded by mountains, you can enjoy rich nature. Leisure:Exchange parties with local people, enjoy Japanese hot spring etc.

Train/Bus station: Nearest Domestic terminal is Komatsu. International airport is Osaka (Kansai) or Tokyo (Haneda/ Narita). From Osaka, 4 hours by express train. From Tokyo, 5 hours by express train/ 8 hours by highway bus (For taking night bus, you need to arrive by 13th afternoon/ can leave there after 27th noon.)

Requirements: High motivation to work hard, simple life in the isolated mountain area and respect to the local culture. *KIDS FRIENDLY mind is necessary!

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 0