Iwatesan 2 (Iwate)
Description: This work camp is organized together with Local group since 2012. A giant earthquake occurred in the eastern part of Japan on March 11th 2011, causing unprecedented damage. 80% of the houses in Iwate have gotten damaged by the earthquake and tsunami, and many people still have to live in the temporary house now. The children can not play in the school playground because there are so many temporary houses in there. So we would like to give the opportunity for the children to enjoy the outdoor activates . We are going to organize English Halloween camp for 120 Kids aged 9-12 years old.
Type of Work: NICE will organize the Kids camp and run this program with volunteers from around the world. As your task, playing and living together with the children and supporting them when necessary all day! Volunteers will also provide the international games for them too. You have chance to show your culture, music, dance and games for the children. Please bring a lot of ideas about songs, games and dance like you can play with the children. and enjoy Christmas with the children!
Study Theme: Getting to know the Kids outdoor activities management and reconstruction from the Tsunami disaster.
Accommodation: Youth Training Accommodation. Simple self-catering. Foods are all provided. Share room. 10:30 pm, The light will be turned off for sleep!
Language: English (Japanese is also welcomed!)
Requirements: Need High motivation to work for disaster area and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Motivation letter is required. Person who do not have any criminal or sexual or physical abuse record! During the kids camp(1night 2days), non smoking and non alcohol.
Approximate Location: South east edge of Iwate prefecture. Forestry, agriculture and fishing are used to be the main industry though they were severely damaged and may take several years to be rehabilitated.
Notes: Other activities; Excursion, Mountain bike and trekking, Onsen(hot spring spa) etc.
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