mamoru works

Sustainability-focused internships, volunteering,and jobs in Japan


How it works


Find an opportunity you are interested in and click on "View Details/Apply"


Apply through the external link. Different organizations have their own specific requirements and ways to apply. 


Come back to check this site from time to time if you can't find an opportunity that matches you. We have just started and will be adding more to this site!  

Internship, Volunteer, online


Help consumers and small businesses to increase their actions for sustainability by developing a map-based app

mamoru, Osaka City, Osaka

We need help with various aspects of our business, from increasing map content for users to app development and marketing the app! 

Type: Internship, Volunteer, online
Location: Remote

Period: months minimum

Commitment: Part-time (minimum 4 hours/week)

Salary: Unpaid
Language: English, Japanese

Requirements: Conversational English


HS students, University Students, Housewives, Working Professionals 

Internship, online

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Help realize a zero waste society 

Zero Waste Japan, Kyoto City, Kyoto

We are looking for people who are able to participate in specific, steady, day-to-day operations. We are recruiting for two types of work positions, "Communicator" and "Researcher."

Type: Internship, online

Location: Remote

Period: month minimum 

Commitment: Part-time
Salary: Unpaid
Language: Japanese

Requirements: Business Japanese

Target: Undergraduate and graduate students with a passion for sustainability



Work on sustainable solutions to local and global problems with an international group of fellows

Pasona Group, Awaji, Tokushima

Type: Internship
Location: Awaji Island, Tokushima

Period: 1 Year

Commitment: Full-time

Salary: 240,000 JPY / Month

Language: English

Requirements: Bachelor's degree, 800 in TOEIC for non-native English speakers, others listed in detailed sheet


18-30 Years Old


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Learn how to run a zero-waste cafe by helping out with daily operations and get the opportunity to implement your own sustainable ideas!

Cafe Polestar, Kamikatsu, Tokushima

Type: Internship
Location: Kamikatsu, Tokushima

Period: 2 weeks - 1 month

Commitment: Part-time 

Salary: Unpaid (Free Accommodation and Meals)
Language: English, Japanese



Anyone interested in zero waste and sustainability

Full-time Permanent Employment

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Become an opening core members of a health food convenience store!

Sunbridge Corporation, Ebisu 

Type: Full-time Permanent Employment
Location: Ebisu

Period: Trial period of 3 months

Commitment: Full-time

Salary: Annual income of 4.5-6 million Yen
Language: Japanese

Requirements: N/A


Age: 25~40 years old


We also do 10~15 minute interviews for anyone who is interested! Please feel free to apply!



Help a fair trade business from Japan

Sisam, Kyoto City, Kyoto

We are looking for people who are willing to help with some of our day-to-day tasks and operations. What you do will depend on the number of days you can work as an intern, the length of time you can work, the time of year, and your skills.

Type: Internship

Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto

Period: Varies 

Commitment: Negotiable
Salary: Unpaid
Language: Japanese

Requirements: Business Japanese

Target: Those interested in fair trade, international cooperation, and the philosophy and business of Sisam


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