Outdoor Experience Guide

Seasonal Full Time: ~40 hours/week from late November

About EdVenture

EdVenture is an immersive camp experience in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan. Designed to help families make the most of Hokkaido’s incredible green season. The week-long programs connect children and young people to new friends from around the world, learning new skills, with their family members in innovative ways. The camp takes full advantage of its location nestled between the iconic Mount Yotei and Mount Annupuri in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan.

About the Role

As an Outdoor Experience Guide, you will lead guests through various winter activities such as snowshoe tours and igloo-building. You'll focus on providing engaging and safe adventures for all participants. This role encompasses a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to guiding snowshoe tours, facilitating igloo building, hosting EdVenture evenings, mentoring EdVenture Minis, and other related tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead guided snowshoe tours and igloo-building activities.
  • Provide safety instructions and ensure the safety of all participants.
  • Educate guests about the natural environment and local culture.
  • Assist with the setup and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain a positive and engaging atmosphere for guests.

Key Qualities

  • Experience in leading outdoor activities, especially in winter settings.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing weather conditions and environments.
  • Must hold a valid Japanese driver's license or be able to obtain an International Driving Permit.
  • First aid and CPR certification preferred.


  • Subsidised Staff Accommodation available
  • Grand Hirafu/Hanazono season lift pass  
  • Specialized training and induction program
  • Discounted tours & activities from local suppliers
  • Working with awesome people from around the world
  • More powder than you can handle!
  • Potential to move into a year-round position for outstanding team members


  • The position is based on qualifications and experience, with a starting rate of ¥1,800 per hour
  • Long Season, mid-November until early April | Medium season, mid-November until the end of March | Short season, mid-November until the end of February
  • Depending on customer demand and reservations, working hours can range anywhere from 8 to 40 hours per week, including weekends. You will have at least one full day off each week.  (6-8 Hours per day, up to 6 days per week)

How to apply

Please visit the link below and submit an application form. Our team will contact you for an interview if you have moved to the next stage. We can't wait to hear from you!

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