Mine is located in Yamaguchi prefecture. It is 30 minutes away from the hub station. The location is within the area of a mysterious “Akiyoshido Cave” and a beautiful “Beppu Benten pond”. They became a popular touristic spot in recent years. This village is surrounded by the beauty of nature.
A local group revitalizing rural farm village started their project last year to provide places for the local Youth and adults to interact each other. They appeal the importance of self-sufficient and sustainable life in this area. They obtained Traditional Japanese House (built in 120 years ago) and started to maintain and renovate it.
They already accepted many international workcamp.
Children camp support (it may contain: Swim the beach, English lesson, International food work shop etc.)
To invite more youth to the village. Also, they hold a lot of events such as Children camp support (it may contain: Swim the beach, English lesson, International food work shop etc.),agricultural lessons for adults, and intercultural communication sessions.
Agriculture, Support local international events
There are several English lessons. You choose the topic to teach to local children. Please be ready to present yourself (if you want to use PPT, please put the data on USB file),
Volunteer requirements / Skills
Japanese language skill (it’s not a “must” but is desirable)
Flexibility, acceptable posture , patience to complete work, even if you don`t want to do it and a curiosity for everything
Something to introduce your own country
An interest and eagerness for challenges.
Volunteers who love nature and a Japanese rural lifestyle are welcome.
Mine-shi , Yamaguchi-city, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)
A large TATAMI room for short-term volunteers. You will have your own small TATANI room.
It is also possible to stay with a local host family, during stay in Mine.