EdVenture Niseko

EdVenture Niseko Summer Program Leader

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 Program Leader

EdVenture Niseko

English (Japanese is a plus)

EdVenture is an immersive, multi-activity camp experience based in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan. Designed to help families make the most of Hokkaido’s incredible green season, the week-long program connects children and young teenagers to new friends from around the world. Participants will learn new skills and tackle adventures with their family members in innovative ways. The camp takes full advantage of its location nestled between the iconic Mount Yōtei and Mount Annupuri.

As an EdVenture Kids Camp, Summer Program Leader, you embody the roles of role model, mentor, and hero to fellow staff, campers, and parents. Your pivotal responsibilities encompass staff management, program execution, and ensuring the seamless week-to-week operation of your program throughout the summer. Collaboration with senior management, camp mentors, junior mentors, campers, and parents is a key aspect of this role.

Key Responsibilities

Key Qualities

  • Previous teaching or camp counselling experience is essential
  • Demonstrate proven leadership skills, comfort in overseeing a small team, and the ability to balance multiple tasks.
  • Hold a valid Japanese driver's license or be eligible to obtain an International Driving Permit.
  • First aid training is advantageous
  • Experience in a managerial role
  • Passion for the outdoors and nature
  • Eagerness to lead and manage all program activities
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Strong communication skills to bridge messages and needs between senior management, mentor staff, junior mentors, campers, and parents
  • Desire and ability to thrive in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere
  • Enthusiastic, patient, and reliable
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain a Japanese Working Holiday Visa or already have the legal right to work in Japan

Working Hours

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


¥8,000 for a half-day and ¥16,000 for a full day

The Benefits

  • Subsidized staff accommodation available
  • 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 the end of 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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