Hokuriku caravan (Hokuriku)
Description: NICE HOKURIKU OFFICE (the local branch of NICE) is organizing this caravan with some local cooperative organization. Since 2013, NICE have started many new project in Hokuriku area (Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui prefecture) and also we will try to more cooperation with existing and new local organization. So, NICE want volunteer to feel attractive of traditional Hokuriku area and promote about workcamp to the local people though this workcamp caravan! This is Hokuriku office's 5th anniversary special caravan!
Type of Work: Volunteer visit 3 or 4 campsite in 3 prefectures and work for these village. (1)Maintaining the forest, (2) Agriculture in the vegetable field and (3) Promoting NICE and international workcamp in the culture exchange party. And do some other work for the community.
Study Theme: Best practice to revive depopulated areas in each country and their networking.
Accommodation: Renovated house (Japanese traditional house!). Simple shower room. Clean toilet. You don't need to bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers prepare the meals by themselves. Basically, Wi-Fi is not available.
Language: English (Speaking Japanese language is welcomed!)
Requirements: High motivation to work and simple mountain life in the isolated area, Also respect to the local culture and way of the local organization. The skill for promotion is welcomed!
Approximate Location: Hokuriku area (Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui) is almost middle of Japan. Each campsite are very small village located in the mountain. There are rice fields, historical shrine, and beautiful nature!
Notes: other activities: culture party with local people, hot spring and beautiful nature.
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