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DJMTV – 2010 INDONESIA Java Island EDU/CULT 01/07/2020 01/04/2021

Background: Japanese language and culture has entered Indonesian education curriculum in the recent years.
Japanese language and culture start being introduced for High School students. In this level, they learn basic
Japanese language such as greeting, vocabulary and constructing simple sentences. Besides that, they also learn
about its culture. Sometime, the school makes Japanese culture festival in the end of the year. In university level, it
has become major of studies. Student, who is under language department, is also given option to learn Japanese
language and culture as their minor studies. This language is getting famous and wide spread taught over
Indonesian school. Many Japanese investors invest their share in Indonesia. Japanese companies are easily found
in here. For graduate students either senior high school or university, it will be an additional value for holding
Japanese language certificate.
Japanese Language and Culture is combination among some high schools and universities in Central Java
Provinces. In high school level, Japanese language is given one time in a week for 2 hours. In university which has
Japanese language and culture major, the students learn deeper the language, such as grammatical, pronunciation,
vocabulary, history, art, Japanese letter etc.
Work: The role of the volunteer will be assisting local teacher in holding Japanese subject as foreign language.
Moreover, the presence of volunteers could give them motivation in practicing their foreign laguage knowledge.
Intercultural learning in the form of dialogue, music and games could give the student better understanding to
learn about another culture from other country.
Study theme: The volunteers will be introduced to the Indonesian culture and customs in general, with a special
focus on the local particularities. Some cultural visits are also foreseen.
Leisure Time: During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit and explore culture and tourism spot
near the project.
Accommodation: The accommodation and food will be provided by a local host family or at dormitory(to be
confirmed). The volunteer may have own or sharing room and the other facilities with other host family members.
Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine).
Location: Java Island

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Terminal of arrival: Semarang airport, railway station (Volunteer is NOT ALLOWED to buy flight ticket before
getting the visa and get confirmation from the host organization)
Special Requirement: Native or fluent in Japanese; No piercing on face, no visible tattoo, common hair style (no
colorful, dreadlock). The volunteer should love to work with children and teenagers, open minded, be mature,
respectful of local customs, tolerant, creative, flexible and sign the agreement. Never found guilty in a criminal
case in home country or in another country. Pay extra fee partially for every visa extension at local immigration
office if stay offer 8 weeks. Intake condition and restriction: No intake on Fridays and during Ramadhan; arrival
should be on MONDAY; no pick up during weekend; pick-up between 08.00 AM to 09.00 PM, no pick up after
09.00 PM. Volunteer should hold Visa (Social Visit Visa type 211) before entering Indonesia.
Participant Fee: 320 € or IDR 5.440.000/month (additional cost per week 70 Euro/week/person or IDR 1.190.000)