Work in Kumamoto:  Holidays + Work Nagomi Program  ※ This Working Holiday program in Japan lasts from 1 to 12 months.

Work in Kumamoto:  Holidays + Work Nagomi Program

※ This Working Holiday program in Japan lasts from 1 to 12 months.



If you're looking for a way to work while travelling in Japan and learning the language, then the Nagomi Holidays + Work program is for you!

Study Japanese, take part in cultural experiences, make friends, live in a Japanese residence, exchange with Japanese students and make unforgettable memories.

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■ On-site assistance:

- Local help provided by Japanese residents

- Introduction to the possibilities of internships (paid part time job in Duty Free shops of the airport, interpretation service and tourism assistance)

- Accommodation in a Japanese residence (Full option and kitchen available)

- Learning Japanese and cultural experiences


■ Working conditions:

- Work in restaurants and cafes

- Customer reception at the Kumamoto Aso Duty Free shop and Johsaien shop near Kumamoto Castle

Average salary :
800 ~ 900 yen / hour (6 ~ 7euro)

■ Holidays (learning the Japanese language & cultural experiences)


- Have a working holiday visa valid for the duration of your stay

- Can work for at least 1 month

- Having notions of Japanese is a plus to be able to work in Kumamoto

- Write an article about your experience after a month of work

- 2 people will be selected

No participation fee


Accommodation Nagomi House

320USD deposit must be paid in advance, the deposit is a part of your total payment and will be deducted from the total of your accommodation fee.
The full rent must be paid in advance before arrival in the accommodation

If you stay less than 2 months an additional 200USD fee has to be paid.

■ Private accommodation: (for girls only) Maison Nagomi: All charges included

① One bed in a single room: 700USD per month (residence for 3 months or more)
② One bed in a room for two: 500USDwon a month (residence for 3 months or more)
※ Deposit / entry fees / charges water electricity and gas included

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Presentation of Nagomi House Staff


Daguchi Maiko (田口麻衣子さん)

Daguchi San works at Nagomi House from 9:00 to 18:00.

She is a fan of BTS. She even goes to Seoul from time to time to attend their concerts.

She works for the KJEJ, the Furusato program and the Nagomi program but she also works on other poles.

She will be happy to introduce you to life in Kumamoto and Japan and will do everything possible to become your friend.

She will be in charge of finding you small jobs on site and will present you the different cultural activities organized by the inhabitants of Kumamoto.

How to get to Kumamoto?

There are probably no direct flights from your country to Kumamoto Airport.

You can, however, enjoy a few days in South Korea to recover from the jet lag, visit the premises of Asia Hope Camp Organization and take a ticket Seoul Incheon - Kumamoto via Tway for about 150USD.

How to register

■ Fill out the registration form below

■ Send your resume by email at with the name of the internship program

■ Review of your file (a few days)

■ Payment of the deposit of 320USD (will be deducted from the total accommodation costs)

■ Payment of accommodation fees (up to two weeks before departure): full accommodation fee must be paid

■ Complete and send the Internship Agreement form to

Internship Agreement

■ Arrival in Kumamoto: entrance to accommodation + orientation

■ Work: Paid internship



Refund conditions
Up to 2 months before departure: refund of fees except for
Up to 1 month prior to departure: 50% refund of fees except for deposit
Up to 2 weeks before departure: 20% refund of fees except for deposit
From 2 days before departure: Refund impossible

※ The deposit of 320USD is not refundable but you can can use this deposit for any other program of Asia Hope Camp Organization during 2 years


Inquiry (contact person)
Asia Hope Camp Organization Korea Office
1F SAMTONG Building 24-7, World Cup buk-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
TEL: + 82-2-738-4649

application form

Name *
Sex *
Japanese Proficiency
English Proficiency *
Do you agree with the refund policy? *
Make sure that you can get a visa by your own (we will not sponsor you) * *
Acopia cannot help you to get a visa for Japan so contact the Japanese Embassy of your country to make sure that you can get a visa before applying.