Work and Travel in Japan
VOLUNTEER AND PAID WORK OPPORTUNITIES IN JAPAN FOR TRAVELLERS
What kind of skills and short term work is needed in Japan all year round from hosts. Seasonal opportunities mention below. This wiki is purely about what short term work you can get as a traveller in Japan and what https://www.workingtraveller.com/skills/ are needed. Remember there is Lonely Planet for travel info - add web links not text.
VOLUNTEER WORK VISA / PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR JAPAN
Details backed up by web links to government/Wikipedia type pages providing details on what documents a back packer needs for short term paid and volunteering work in Japan.
SEASONAL BACKPACKER SKILLS NEEDED IN JAPAN
What kinds of work are available in the spring time in Japan. Remember to keep work that is all year round in the section above and not mention it again here.
The work that is needed by hosts in the summer in Japan
What kinds of work are there in Japan in autumn? Maybe it's harvest time, but do people need the help of foreigners for either cheap labour or expertise? This is the kind of thing we need to know here.
Skiing in Japan - does it exist? Are there plenty of opportunities for people to get work in Japan in the winter? What kind of skills are needed at this time of year? Please update this section and let fellow travellers know what you have learned if you have worked in Japan in the winter or if you are a host and live here and can share your knowledge.
ATTITUDE TO FOREIGNERS WORKING OR VOLUNTEERING IN JAPAN
As this section is covering the whole of Japan, one has to generalise, but, in general, what is the attitude? Are we all rich idiot tourists and if so why on earth would we want to do some work? Or are we seen as western supremacists and viewed with suspicion? Let us know your thoughts and update them here.