2019-09-28 to 2019-12-13
ODA, SHIMANE ,Japan
Aged between 18-99
Organized together with the aeuroOrganization of Green and Wateraeuro (OGW) since 2011. It was founded in 1992. This organization was established to advocate for the importance of the prairie and forest in our ecosystem. They work around Iwami Ginzan, a silver mine, which was registered as a World Heritage site in 2007. The organization wants to care for the forests and prairies. It is important to continue to care for our forests after we have disrupted the ecosystem. Extension of bamboo forests is a serious problem in Japan.
Empowering NEET youth (Communication with them, they can get confidence by the experiences of communicating foreign people, to talk, to do activities). We will do various work to maintain and protect the forests such as cutting bamboos and grasses, burning grasses, etc.Activity blog: http://blog.canpan.inf
Accommodation and food:
Share the rooms in the house named aeuroYukimi-ruaeuro, it is the center of NEET youth members. Cooked by vols.
Location and leisure activities:
bout 250 km northwest of Osaka. Near the Sea of Japan.
Nearest airport / terminal:
Meeting Point and Time:
To be confirmed 3 weeks before the workcamp start
Language :Good JapaneseBasically no problem for daily conversation (including work) in Japanese. Skype interview is required. Good level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed.Other requirement : Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Open mind and flexibility, cooperation with others. Age is until 39 years old.
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.[ 06-07 Jul. / 03-04 Aug. / 28-29 Sep. /13 Dec.