About the local hosting organizationThis project has been organized together with some local NGO. Ijima town, Central to the Western Japanese Alps, is the land overlooking the superb view surrounded by the Southern Japanese Alps and the high mountains to the east. In spite of the wonderful landscape, depopulation is a serious problem here similarly with many other parts of the countryside in Japan. NICE are going to organize a special program for 30 high school Youth to provide the volunteering and on-the-ground business experience at Ijima. Our objectives is A) Growing friendship, mutual understanding and solidarity among youth and B) Fostering global point of views and intercultural learning among youth.
About the volunteer workParticipant Youth will get the opportunity to have a business experience in the camp. Youth will visit local business actually exist in Iijima. Youth will make a PR document in English and Japanese for the online sales. Volunteer will help out and live together with 30 Youth (15-18 years) in the camp supporting activities and sharing your business skills.
Local accommodationLocal Commuty bulding, Share room and very simple life style. Volunteers stay a Japanese style rooms. Please bring you sleeping bags. Volunteers will prepare the food themselves on the rota basis.
About the project locationNagano Prefecture is located basically in the center of Japan and is surrounded on all four sides by 3000-meter tall mountains, earning it the nickname of the “Roof of Japan”.
RequirementsYour business experiences and skills are required. Analysis, Coaching, Computer and Marketing etc. The Motivation letter is required!!
Extra info about the projectOther activities: Excursions, exchange parties, etc.