Hirokawa 19-02 (Fukuoka)

Moyen Terme

Hirokawa, Fukuoka - Japon

Work with kids - Work with elderly

  • Volontariat International
  • 16-02-2019 - 12-05-2019
  • 1 volontaire
  • Adulte  |  18-99 ans
  • 12000 JPY de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
  • Code projet: NICE-LI-HK19-02


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-LW-KU17). He would like to do LMTV program his organization. He expect connecting kids and elderly people.



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.

Logement & Nourriture

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

Emplacement & Temps libre

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. Terminal 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.


ONLY Female. Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. Respect to the local custom and life. Open mind and flexibility. Language Good Japanese *Basically no problem for daily conversation (including work) in Japanese. *Skype interview is required.

Notes Supplémentaires

*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. ]