Volunteers will work in the forests for helping maintenance by cutting underbrush with instruction by the local Forestry Cooperative. Volunteers will also do some various work needed in the community such as cleaning activity, cutting glass in public institutions. Organizing cultural event with locals is also one of the important roles of volunteers.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Volunteers will stay in a shared room of community center. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Volunteers need to bring own sleeping bag (and mattress if they want). Volunteers need to enjoy staying in a simply basic accommodation.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Hoshino village is a small but beautiful place surrounded by mountains, about 50 km southeast of Fukuoka. It is famous for production of tea leaves named 'Hoshino-cha' and beauty of starry sky.
Leisure: Star watching, hot spring, cultural learning about Japanese tea, and so on. Volunteers can also enjoy cooking Japanese traditional food with local people.
Study theme: Volunteers will get knowledge of conservation work in a forest.
Interest in preservation of forest is required. Volunteers need to enjoy simple lifestyle!