EdVenture Niseko

EdVenture Niseko Summer Camp Bus Driver And Mentor

MnK Niseko Company Introduction

MnK Niseko is an integrated real estate, property management, and hospitality company that has been providing services in Niseko, Hokkaido since 2010.  Our customers visit us from all parts of Japan and all over the world.  Our team of professionals is diverse and committed to serving their needs in a professional and friendly manner.  

MnK Niseko’s offices are located 5 minutes from one of the best ski resorts in the world. We are surrounded by farms, mountains, and nature. We actively encourage personal development and self-improvement via our benefits program, regular performance discussions, and attention to each individual's needs.

A key part of our company culture is regular, cross-department communication and contribution across all of MnK Niseko's functions.  We help each other.  That could mean driving a guest to the mountain, helping to clear snow, or participating in a brainstorming session.

EdVenture Niseko Summer Camp Bus Driver And Mentor

EdVenture Niseko

English (Japanese is a plus)

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.

As an EdVenture Transports Specialist and mentor, you embody the roles of role model, friend, mentor, and hero to campers, and parents. In the capacity as a transport specialist, you will need to be legally able to drive a 28-seater microbus, becoming an integral part of the operations team, ensuring the safety and transportation of camp participants, guests, and other resort hosts/operations team. Additionally, you will be called upon to assist the program leaders and mentors with loading, unloading, setting up, and taking down equipment at various venues along with a camp mentor supportive role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide campers and guests with friendly, professional, and personalized customer service
  • Perform simple maintenance on all vehicles, including fuel checks, bus tire changes, oil checks, and general vehicle condition
  • Safely shuttle guests to and from the town, adhering to all of Japan’s driving and road laws
  • Check, update, and organise the daily bus schedule by the camp schedule
  • Communicate with your team to ensure a smooth flow of operation
  • Provide a safe and comfortable journey for guests, especially in challenging driving conditions
  • Possess basic knowledge of our camp program and guest services to share with campers and guests
  • Physical work is expected
  • Be a team player, working and living in a close environment with your teammate

Key Qualities

  • Must possess or be able to obtain an International Driving Permit valid in Japan (covering vehicles up to 29 seats and 4.9 tonnes)
  • Experience driving large vehicles in challenging conditions
  • Previous experience in working with children in an outdoor education or educational-based setting
  • Hold a valid Japanese driver's license or be eligible to obtain an International Driving Permit
  • First aid training is advantageous

Working Hours

Anticipate an average of up to 40 hours per week during peak summer season


¥7,600 for a half-day and ¥15,200 for a full day

The Benefits

  • Subsidized staff accommodation available (Twin room from ¥27,500 per month)
  • Access to discounted tours & activities from local suppliers
  • Assistance with health insurance, registration, and paperwork
  • Staff uniform and paid pre-season training
  • Joining an inspiring team of individuals from around the world

Employment Period

Available from early June till late August

Probationary Period

How To Apply

If you are interested in the above position, please email your CV and Cover Letter to hr@mnkniseko.com.
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