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country United States: HOUSE BUILDING RESTORATION VFP-MTV05-19
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9/11/2018 - 9/01/2020
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WORK: Experienced carpenters, roofers, plumbers, painters and other tradesmen needed for rebuilding homes in the flood-damaged Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Unskilled volunteers will be trained by skilled staff. All aspects of home rebuilding will be addressed, from roofing to finish carpentry. 5-day week of full work days. Medium-term volunteers provide free labor to neighborhood residents, so they can return home after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Isaac. Work can be difficult and it is hot in New Orleans! STUDY THEME: Carpentry, construction, community building.

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ACCOMMODATION: Housing is in dormitory style bunkrooms. No smoking in the house. No drugs allowed. No alcohol allowed in the house or on the property. Vegetarian meals available.

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LOCATION: New Orleans, LA, 2 miles east of the French Quarter. LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Volunteers will have ample opportunity to partake of the abundant cultural offerings of the most unique city in America on weekends and after work hours.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

LOWERNINE.ORG, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA is a non-political, secular organization dedicated to helping this historic neighborhood recover and return to its former vibrant self. http://www.lowernine.org/

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SPECIAL REMARKS: VFP Motivation Form required. Volunteers must have intermediate spoken and comprehension of English in order to ensure workplace safety. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project, LowerNine general liability insurance will cover volunteers only while they are working. In case of a natural disaster volunteers will be required to make their own arrangements to evacuate the city. Multiple volunteers serve at all times in this location. EXTRA FEE: $480 Minimum (Covers $160/week for the first three weeks. The fee is the same whether you stay for 1 day or 3 weeks). After three weeks the extra cost will be $50 for each additional week up to 3 months. For example, a volunteer staying 6 weeks will pay $630 and one staying for three months will pay $930. After 3 months there is no additional cost. This fee is due in US Dollars upon arrival or online through lowernine.org's website.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Camphill Village Minnesota VFP-LTV01-19
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9/11/2018 - 9/01/2020
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5 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: Assisting adults with developmental disabilities in their daily living activities in the home and managing crews in workplaces such as gardening, farming, cooking, food preserving, cleaning, woodworking, weaving, baking, or arts. The type of work and number of hours varies but is usually 5 – 10 hours per day. At least 5 hours per day will be spent in the workplace and another 3-5 hours per day in the home. Volunteers live on site and participate in all house activities including meals and all outside activities. Coworker position requires a confident individual who will be active in the homelife with others. This includes adults who have a range of abilities. Their primary function will be to make some common meals at home, clean common spaces, assist housemates when needed and participate in activities within the village. Some housemates may need help with bathing, oral hygiene, and other daily living activities. Coworkers will have workplaces to attend during the day.

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Volunteers (Coworkers) will live together family style in homes within the community. Each person has their own bedroom. All meals, hot showers, toiletries, linens & towels are provided. There is a fleet of vehicles that each person with a driver’s license is welcome to use.

Lage und Freizeit

There is a rich social life within the community. During down time coworkers can be found doing yoga, group workouts, playing pool, canoeing, hiking the land, playing music/ singing, or going to the nearest town to see a movie at the theatre. Community members are able to go to larger cities on their days off. For year long Coworkers 3 weeks of vacation is offered.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Camphill Village Minnesota (CVM) is a life-sharing, residential community of fifty people, including adults with disabilities. Our lives, work and celebrations are woven into the rhythms of nature found in the rolling hills, sparkling waterways, and prairie grasslands of Central Minnesota. Our community is deeply rooted in the belief that every individual, regardless of limitations, is an independent, spiritual being. Each person is part of the fabric of Community experience and is worthy of recognition, respect

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You must send your arrival details to lindsey@camphillmn.org so we can arrange to meet you.

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1-3 volunteers at a time minimum 1 year No drugs Must be 21 or older Skype interview required Must get background check from host country Must be fluent in English Will take volunteers starting at any time
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen You must send your arrival details to lindsey@camphillmn.org so we can arrange to meet you. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV02-19
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9/06/2019 - 9/01/2020
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WORK: Volunteers will be working as a Resident Advisor as well as on administrative tasks in small office. Volunteers are also expected to support the residential community by participating in group activities. STUDY THEME: Criminal Justice NOTE: Minimum commitment for this project is 3 months.

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ACCOMMODATION: Shared room in a house, meals & laundry provided. Access to Wi-Fi is also available.

Lage und Freizeit

LOCATION: Winooski, Vermont. Winooski borders Burlington and has a population of ~8,000. There are colleges and universities nearby, the lake and mountains and much to do. Volunteers For Peace is located in Burlington and we welcome the volunteers in our office as well. Dismas has a house in Burlington and Rutland Vermont as well. LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Recreation includes house activities and many festivals and events in area. Volunteers will participate in house outings including baseball games, hikes, camping. Time off for travel may be approved.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The Dismas House provides housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community. http://dismasofvt.org/

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SPECIAL REMARKS: Volunteers must be 21+, speak fluent English and have basic computer skills. Absolutely NO alcohol or drug use permitted during the stay. VFP Motivation Form and email interview required. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project! Dismas offers emergency and liability insurance only. Only one international volunteer serves at any time. Volunteers must indicate the dates they are able to serve.

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Skype interview required
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Burlington Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV01-19
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1/07/2019 - 9/01/2020
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4 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: administrative support in the office, helping with fundraising activities, supporting the residential community by helping with planning and participating in house activities and Residential Advisor duties (See below). The type of work and number of hours varies but is usually 4 – 6 hours a day. Volunteers live on site and participate in all house activities including evening meals and all outside activities. Resident Advisor position requires a confident individual who will be on duty evenings and every other weekend. There primary function will be to contact staff if there is an emergency, lock doors at night, assist residents when needed and participate in house functions. Office Assistant will be working with staff on all of the day to day operations of a small non-profit organization. Tasks include: clerical work; student recruiting activities; fund raising activities; general administrative duties; as well as participating in all of the residential group activities. The average work day might consist of approximately 4-6 hours of office work.

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Volunteers will stay in a comfortable, modern dormitory with comfortable beds, well-equipped kitchen, large dining table and common area. Rooms are generous in size and volunteers will most likely share their room with other members of the Volunteers for Peace group. Volunteers will cook meals as a group. Bring some recipes from home to share, and let us know if you have any dietary needs.

Lage und Freizeit

Volunteers will live together with former prisoners in a lovely Victorian House located in Burlington, Vermont. Volunteers may have to share a room. All meals, shared bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms, hot showers, linens & towels are provided. Some group activities and sightseeing is included. We are in close walking distance to the Historic “Church Street” area where there are shops and activities. There is always something going on in Burlington! Street Fairs, jazz festivals, parades, theater, and many other special events. There is a bike path that goes along the waterfront where you can run, bike, roller blade or just take a quiet walk. Volunteers will have ample time off to travel on their own. Previous volunteers have been to Montreal, Boston, New York, to rodeos and climbed mountains as well as toured Vermont’s famous Ben & Jerry’s!

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The Dismas House provides housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community. http://dismasofvt.org/

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Host Organization: Burlington Dismas House: 96 Buell Street, Burlington, VT, USA
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen You must send your arrival details to vfp@vfp.org so we can arrange to meet you. Depending on departure point, volunteers can fly directly to Burlington, Vermont or to New York City and then fly to Burlington. Alternatively volunteers can fly to Montreal (Canada), from where it is less than a two-hour bus ride direct to Burlington, using www.greyhound.com. Volunteers will be met at Burlington airport, by prior arrangement. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV03-19
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1/08/2019 - 9/01/2020
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WORK: A good deal of participation in various components of fundraising activities, representing Dismas at speaking engagements on college campuses and at civic organizations, working with clothing and food donations and support of the residential community by participating in house group activities. The average daily work commitment expected is up to 5 -6 hours per day, however, the hours are varied and non-traditional, and may include some weekends and evenings. As a resident of the house, volunteers will live as an equal to and with the same expectations as the former prisoner residents: The volunteer is not at Dismas to act in a counseling or other related capacity. STUDY THEME: Reintegration into society from prison. NOTE: Minimum commitment for this project is 3 months.

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ACCOMODATION: Modestly furnished shared room in a large Victorian house; sheets, towels, meals, laundry facilities, internet access provided.

Lage und Freizeit

LOCATION: Rutland is a beautiful small city in the Green Mountains with nearby lakes and streams, population 17,500. Dismas also has houses in Burlington, Winooski and Hartford, Vermont. LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Recreation includes gym and rock climbing memberships with other residents, as well as house group activities (bowling, hiking, camping, fishing, etc.) which are offered. Snow skiing is nearby. Time off for travel may be approved.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Rutland DISMAS HOUSE provides transitional drug, alcohol and violence free housing opportunity to men and women getting out of prison so they can successfully reconcile with the community before living independently. http://dismasofvt.org/

Anforderungen

SPECIAL REMARKS: Absolutely NO alcohol or drug use permitted during the stay; presence at the evening meal Monday through Friday is required, as is presence at the weekly house meeting one evening during the week; no smoking inside the house; no intimate relationships between residents permitted. Volunteers must be 24+, able to speak and understand a better than basic level of English, and have basic computer skills. A 90-day/3 month commitment is required, but volunteers may choose to stay for up to 3 additional months following the initial 3 month period if invited to do so. VFP MOTIVATION FORM AND TELEPHONE INTERVIEW REQUIRED. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project! Dismas offers liability insurance only – Volunteers are responsible for their own health/accident/travel insurance. Only one international volunteer serves at any time. Volunteers must indicate the dates they are able to serve.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Rutland Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Oku-Yame 19-08 NICE-LW-OK19-08
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22/08/2019 - 10/10/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
5 Freiwillige
3 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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Theme: Half Farming, Half Art! Volunteers will maintain abandoned farmlands and farming in vegetable fields and rice fields. Volunteers will organize art events with some artists. Volunteers will involve local area and local people through art event and farming. Volunteers will create new folk art with workcamp members and local people.

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Shared room in abandoned school. Volunteers cook by themselves. Sleeping bag is not needed.

Lage und Freizeit

Kurogi area in Yame city, Fukuoka. It is southern part of the Fukuoka prefecture.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized with Sansonjuku since 2019. They maintain the forest and rice fields by the exchange programs between cities and the country side since 1994. Sansonjuku has hosted international volunteers more than 200 days per year since 2008. In spite of the towns natural heritage, depopulation (especially of youth) is a serious problem there similar to many other parts of the country side in Japan. They aim to help with nature conservation and to activate the area through workcamps. Sansonjuku started a new project collaborating with artists, and organize art events to involve local area and people since 2018. Sansonjuku try to make new ways of revitalize local area.

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Other activities: Participating Sanson-Juku events.

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Interest in art, farming & exchange with a community. Adaptability to enjoy a simple lifestyle! Welcome, people who has experience of international voluntary Service.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is in Fukuoka. From Fukuoka to the meeting point, it takes 1.5 hours by train. Volunteer need to arrive at airport by 12:00 on the 1st day and leave there after 15:00 on the last day. (Meeting point will be the station near the camp site. From Osaka, 6 hours by bullet train (you need to arrive at Shin-Osaka station by 11:00 on Aug. 22nd and leave there from 13:00 on Oct. 10th) Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Mashiko 19-09 (Tochigi) NICE-LW-MS19-09
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4/09/2019 - 23/11/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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1) Maintain / upgrade the childrens forest 2) Maintain bamboo forest 3) involve many people who has interesting environmental projects (Ex. to organize weekend workcamp) 4) Revive the forest in disaster area in Iwaki city, Fukushima that got huge damaged by Tsunami

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room in very big beautiful house, it is called Meizai-an. Cooked by vols. by turn. All basic facilities are provided

Lage und Freizeit

Mashiko town is located in the east part of Tochigi prefecture and famous for potter, so the atmosphere of the town is artistic with some cultural heritages. The population of the town is about 25,000.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized with Tochigi Conservation Corps (TCC). Conservation Corps is long term workcamp programs in USA where 10-20 youth work for local development and environment. About 25,000 vols. join every year. To create similar programs in Japan, TCC was created in 2009 by the leader who was a LMTV coordinator of NICE. Because there are few children who are able to play and grown up in nature, TCC creates a childrens forest in which local community residents can play.

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*Other activities : There is opportunities learning leadership, NPO management, group work, that would be useful for your future. Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.)

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*Language : English Local host can speak English. Japanese speaking skill is not necessary, but high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirement : Vols. from Asia is priority. But if no volunteer before start 2 months, NICE open to except Asian volunteer. High motivation to work hard and interests in environment issues and local development.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Narita / Haneda airport. From the airport to the meeting point, 3-4 hours by train and 40 min. by car. *Volunteer needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the project starts and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV04-19
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9/09/2019 - 9/01/2020
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Volunteers will assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: administrative support in the office, helping with fundraising activities, supporting the residential community by helping with planning and participating in house activities and Residential Advisor duties (See below). The type of work and number of hours varies but is usually 4 – 6 hours a day. Volunteers live on site and participate in all house activities including evening meals and all outside activities. Resident Advisor position requires a confident individual who will be on duty evenings and every other weekend. There primary function will be to contact staff if there is an emergency, lock doors at night, assist residents when needed and participate in house functions. Office Assistant will be working with staff on all of the day to day operations of a small non-profit organization. Tasks include: clerical work; student recruiting activities; fund raising activities; general administrative duties; as well as participating in all of the residential group activities. The average work day might consist of approximately 4-6 hours of office work. NOTE: Minimum commitment for this project is 3 months.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Dismas House operates a “dry house” policy. This means that no recreational drugs or alcohol is tolerated in the house or premises. Volunteers will live together with former prisoners in a lovely Victorian House located in Hartford, Vermont. Volunteers may have to share a room. All meals, shared bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms, hot showers, linens & towels are provided. Some group activities and sightseeing is included

Lage und Freizeit

We are in close walking distance to great fishing and swimming locations. Volunteer’s have ample time off to travel on their own but are always included in house outings and activities. Previous volunteers have been to Montreal, Boston, New York, to rodeos and climbed mountains as well as toured Vermont’s famous Ben & Jerry’s!

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hartford Dismas House provides transitional housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community Website: http://dismasofvt.org/

Treffpunkt

You must send your arrival details to vfp@vfp.org so we can arrange to meet you. Depending on departure point, volunteers can fly directly to Burlington, Vermont or to Boston, Massachusetts as well as Manchester, New Hampshire. From there volunteers can take a Greyhound or Dartmouth Coach bus to White River Junction VT where they will be met by a Dismas House Staff Member. www.greyhound.com www.dartmouthcoach.com

Anforderungen

Insurance: Volunteers are reminded that Dismas House is a shared living environment therefore it is recommended not to bring valuable items, unless absolutely necessary. Volunteers should ensure that they carry full insurance to cover both themselves (medical) and their possessions, as this is not provided.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen White River Junction Projekt-Sprache(n) Danish
country Japan: Kurogi19-09 (Fukuoka) NICE-LI-KU19-09
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19/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
2 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will work on various types of activity related to agriculture such as 1) cultivating rice (Ex. rice planting, cutting grass in terraced rice fields (from May to Nov.)), 2) helping local farm (green tea(May and Oct.), rice and vegetable(from May to Nov.), etc.), 3) supporting Sansonjuku's event(Ex. promotion, preparation, supporting staffs, communicating with participants, clean up).

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Egao no mori center (It was Kasahara-higashi elementary school until 2004). Volunteers cook for themselves.

Lage und Freizeit

Southern part of the Fukuoka prefecture. The Yame city is 482.53 km2. There are so many tee trees and terraced paddy fields.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized with Sansonjuku, founded in 1994, maintaining forest and step rice paddies through the projects which involves people from the city and local. They started 80-days of international workcamp with NICE since 2008 to make the footpath and maintain the forest. But on July 2012, the hardest rain ever attacked around this area. After that it had serious damages by flood. Their aim is to activate the community and sustain the program with young people from the world to conserve this rich nature and revival this area!

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*Other activities : Join the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.) *Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates. [ 03-04 Aug. / 19-20 Sep. /13 Dec. ]

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*Other requirement : Respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! High motivation to work hard and interests in environment issues and local development.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Fukuoka airport. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Shintoku 19-09 (Hokkaido) NICE-LI-SH19-09
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19/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
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1) Agricultural works : planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, to make organic vegetables, taking care of animals, milk processing, etc.) 2) House works : cooking and cleanings along with members in the community. 3) Handcrafts and textiles : making some handcrafts and textiles for sale to the locals.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Share the rooms in the facility which Shintoku Farm members live in. Cooking with the members by turn (vegetarian is possible!).

Lage und Freizeit

Agricultural country side, 120 km east of Sapporo. Minus 20 degrees in winter and 20 degrees in summer.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with Kyodo Gakusha Shintoku Farm since 1998. Its a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who are tired of city life, who wants to learn farming, etc. They have five communities in Tokyo, Nagano and Hokkaido and grow animals and vegetables in ecological, organic way with utilizing Bacterium. Their cheese got the 1st prize in the national contest!

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*Other activities : Join the local festivals. Sightseeing (hot springs, famous places in this area). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.) *Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates. [ 16-17 Feb. / 11-12 May. / 03-04 Aug. / 19-20 Sep. /13 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language : English and Japanese. The communication between locals and volunteers will be used simple English and Japanese. *Other requirement : Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. Skills of agriculture or construction can be useful!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is New Chitose airport in Hokkaido. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Tateya 19-09 (Nagano) NICE-LI-TT19-09
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19/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
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Volunteer will help their organic farming (weeding in rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken, etc.) and also making miso and soy-sauce, wooden toy, weaving and dyeing cloths etc. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30-18:00 with some brakes) and hard.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Building for volunteers in the farm, cooking as a group by turn (Vegetarian is possible!)

Lage und Freizeit

Otari village is a small village located in the region of stunning natural beauty in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is beautiful village near Japanese Northern Alps.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with Tateya Farm of Kyodo Gakusha (KG) since 2014. KG is a NPO running 5 organic farming communities in Japan where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, those who want to learn farming, etc. in order to change our society from competitive to cooperative. Tateya Farm has 40 members, they have several backgrounds. LI-MK Maki is one of brunch in KG group.

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*Other activities : Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Trekking. *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.) *Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates. [ 11-12 May. / 03-04 Aug. / 19-20 Sep. ]

Anforderungen

*Language : English and Japanese Those who can manage to speak some of basic daily conversation in Japanese. Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirement : High motivation to work hard to simple mountain life in the isolated area. Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Interests in agriculture and cooperation with others.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Narita or Haneda international airport in Tokyo. From Tokyo to the meeting point, 4 hours by express train or 6-8 hours by bus and train. *Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Awara19-09 (Fukui) NICE-LI-AW19-09
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19/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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Volunteers will 1) organizing the workshop or class for children about cross-cultural understanding, 2) organizing English classes for local elder, 3) playing with local student after school and 4) maintaining the shrine forest.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers stay in the traditional house. Please bring your sleeping bag. Meals will be cooked by volunteers. There is Wi-Fi, toilet, simple shower room and kitchen.

Lage und Freizeit

About 200 km north east of Osaka. Awara city is an agricultural city and famous for hot spring. It is close to Tojinbo (high cliffs, a natural treasure)

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with Fukui Hito Machi Kaihatsu Keikaku, founded to making the community space for connecting local people and to renovating the local community. Honjo area in Awara city is famous for Fujino Genkuro, who is benefactor of Lu Xun to learn medical science in Japan. This group try to make international community space in this area and organize cross-cultural understanding programs for children. It is new project from 2016. Local host expect to communicate with local host.

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*Other activities : Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here), to join local events. *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.)

Anforderungen

Speaking some Japanese and good English, strong motivation to work with the host, respect to the local custom and life, open mind and flexibility. Experience of communication with kids can be useful!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Hirokawa 19-09 (Fukuoka) NICE-LI-HK19-09
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19/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
1 Freiwillige
1 Male / 1 female noch gesucht
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Volunteers will playing kids after school and during long vacation. During program, there are spring vacation and summer vacation. KI organize Kids camp. We support it. We also support elderly people who stay in KI. We support their activities (ex. farming and taking a walk etc.). Making a opportunity to communicate Kids and elderly people.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room in volunteer house where it takes few minutes from KI. Meals are provided in KI (Vegetarian is available!). No smoking in building.

Lage und Freizeit

In a relatively mild climate, originate Hirokawa flows from east to Hosshinzan, have poured into the Chikugo create an elongated basin of the plains in the basin. About 50 km south of Fukuoka city.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Host organization is "Komorebi no ie", Komorebi means, it is the sunlight leaking from leaves of filtering through leaves. KI's philosophy, the elderly, the young and disabled, all live in the same town. Here, he or she respects and is respected as individual of his or her own personality. Here, he or she will not be bound physically or psychologically. The people live with nature and are co-existent harmoniously. We Komorebi would like to make such a community reality. KI and NICE cooperate from 2017. Vice-president is one of founder of Sansonjuku(NICE-LI-KU19). He would like to do LMTV program his organization. He expect connecting kids and elderly people.

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*Other activities : We have chance to join events in Sansonjuku (NICE-LI-KU18). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.) *Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates. [ 11-12 May. / 03-04 Aug. / 19-20 Sep. /13 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language : Good Japanese Basically no problem for daily conversation (including work) in Japanese. Skype interview is required. Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirement : ONLY Female. Respect to the local custom and life. Open mind and flexibility.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Fukuoka airport. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Ikata19-09 (Ikata) NICE-LI-IK19-09
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27/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
2 Freiwillige
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Volunteer will help mandarin farming (It is the main work!! Harvesting, taking care of trees, cutting grass etc., it depend on season! Especially, Nov. to April. is hard!!), support local youth club (If you have chance), and create new activities to animate the town.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Share room (male and female are separated) at the volunteer’s house. It is traditional Japanese style house. You’ll cook by yourselves.

Lage und Freizeit

In the edge of Sata Peninsula, surrounded by the sea, so fishing is also famous. There are only 30 houses in this community. The climate is relatively warm though it can be cold in winter.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Kikuya Community Group (KCG), formed by the local young people to think of the future of their small village. Ikata is famous for its main industry of mandarins farming, but has been facing depopulation, lack of workers and aging society since most of young people leave the town. So, the number of abandoned mandarin farms is increasing and the town is losing its tradition, life, custom and scenery. KCG strongly hopes to host vols. to work together to animate the town and revive the farms.

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*Other activities : Join the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.) *Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates. [ 20-21 Apr. / 06-07 Jun. / 03-04 Aug. / 28-29 Sep. /13 Dec. ]

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*Language : Some Japanese Those who can manage to speak some of basic daily conversation in Japanese. Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirement : High motivation to work hard. Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Interests in agriculture. Be ready that work is for quite a long and hard, especially from Nov. to April.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Matsuyama airport. From Matsuyama to the meeting point, 2.5 hours by bus. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Kansai international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Gose 19-09 (Nara) NICE-LI-GS19-09
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28/09/2019 - 13/12/2019
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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Volunteers will engage the process of organic farming with duties such as cultivating vegetables and rice, weeding, harvesting and packing them for shipment.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live by themselves in an old Japanese house. They might stay at local host's house depends on the circumstances.

Lage und Freizeit

It is located in Gose city, Nara pref. which is about 50 km southeast of Osaka.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is co-organized with "Sugiura Farm" that engages in organic farming for pursuing food safety and an environmentally friendly society. The owner of the farm is Mr. Sugiura, who is the only one man taking care of 2 hectares of farmland abandoned by local people because they became too old to keep working on the farm. He cultivates, harvests crops, even makes fertilizer and processes the harvest into products. He is working not only for crops, but also for conserving the environment and the beautiful scenery of living fields in the countryside of Japan.

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*Other activities : Join the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, temples and shrines). *Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). (*No fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.) *Term : If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start / end date among the following seminar dates. [ 03-04 Aug. / 28-29 Sep. /13 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language : English and Japanese A few locals can speak English. Beginner level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirement : High motivation to work hard. Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Interests in agriculture.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. From Osaka to the project site, 2 hours by train. *Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Kansai international airport for joining the orientation / evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
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