About the local hosting organizationOrganized together with Fukushima Conservation Corp (FCC). Conservation Corps is long term. Conservation Corps is long term workcamps in USA where 10 -20 youth work for local development and environment. About 25000vols. join every year. To create similar programs in Japan, FCC was created 2011 after the Great East Japan Earthquake East Japan. Iwaki city has still damage caused by harmful rumor. FCC start various activities to work in the field and forest, maintain coastal forests which it damaged by tsunami with local people.
About the volunteer workVolunteers will 1) work in rice fields and vegetable with local people, 2) revive the forest in disaster area in Iwaki city that got huge damaged by Tsunami Iwaki city that got huge damaged by Tsunami, 3) to communicate many local people who evacuate from radioactivity.
Local accommodationVolunteer house. Volunteers cook for themselves. All basic facilities are provided.
About the project locationIwaki city is located in the south-eastern corner of Fukushima Prefecture, Iwaki is one the largest city in Japan.
RequirementsInterests in Environment and local development. Liking to work outside. Flexibility and cooperation are required.
Extra info about the projectVolunteers will have a time to learn a leadership, NPO management, group work, that would be useful for your future. Joining the local festivals. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places in this prefecture).