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NICE-20-0816F JAPÓN Izumo city, Shimane KIDS,ENVI 16/08/2020 24/08/2020

Hirata (Shimane) | NICE-20-0816F | 2020-08-16 - 2020-08-24 | KIDS,ENVI | Age: 18 - 99

This project is actively working for SDG 4 (Quality Education), organized together with local group for International workcamp in Hirata since 2001. Hirata town is depopulated area in Izumo city and they don’t have much chance to have an international interact, which is important for kids growth. Also, the number of people who maintain the environment is getting decreasing. Through this workcamp they hope that volunteer can activate local people and community. *Outcome of this workcamp: Sharing a private bath each other in a small community which is one of the traditional custom in Japan. The number of local people who invite volunteers for sharing a bath is increasing and enjoy communicating with each other, exchanging own culture. Please see the long term goal of this project as ""Local SDGs"" at https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/17-82095353 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures!). In 2019, 10 vols. from 4 countries joined.

Work: Volunteers will have private school for elementary school kids for and organize international exchange classes. Also, volunteers will clean local shrine or temple and do weeding in tea farm if local people need it. Also planning international exchange day and invite local people to interact.

Accomodation and food: Local community center. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is necessary. There is very simple shower.

Location: Izumo city, Shimane

Location and Leisure: Hirata town, Izumo city, About 250 km north west of Osaka. Near the Sea of Japan Leisure: Exchange parties, experiencing Japanese culture, home staying, etc. Study theme: Volunteers will get knowledge of good ways of interaction with kids.

Train/Bus station: The nearest int l airport is Kansai (Osaka). From Osaka to the meeting point in Shimane, it takes 6.5 hours by highway bus and train. Volunteers are recommended to arrive there one day before workcamp starts. Hiroshima airport is also available by take a flight from Kansai airport, it takes about 4 hours to the meeting point by train and bus. Volunteers need to arrive at the meeting point by 13:00 on 16th and can leave there after 13:00 on 24th.

Requirements: Positive attitude to communicate with kids.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 6000 JPY