Looking for a person with the skills in Carpententery , construction ASAP on our private off-shore island eco-resort in Vava'u, Tonga

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Tonga

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  2018 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    My wife, Veronica and I, Mark, own and successfully operate a Resort which is an off-shore private island eco-resort on the island in Vava'u, Kingdom of Tonga in the South Pacific. We happily live on our island with our two dogs, Honio and Rocky. I am a boat designer and sea captain and my wife Veronica has many years of experience in the hospitality industry. We have had our resort for the past 12 years which consists of 8 traditionally built "Fales" (Tongan word for house or bungalow). At the moment we are a seasonal business that specializes in “whale swim tours” from 1st July to the 31st of October of each year. We also offer other activities such as kayaks and snorkeling.

    We are currently working on upgrading our resort to be an "All Year Around" resort by offering other water activities such as recreational diving, SUP's, sailing etc. We average about 12to 16 guests during our “On-season”. We are focused on personalized service, sustainability and we love and respect nature. We love Tonga and are working hard to introduce this beautiful island kingdom destination to people that are focused on culture, sustainability and nature.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    Our resort has a number of projects in the off season consisting of; finishing a boat building project; also we are looking for a carpenter As Soon As Possible to help us with our "Fale Project" (Fale: Tongan word for house or bungalow) during our off-season (November and December). This project entails wood work to enhance the look of our fales.

    Other jobs in the island include gardening, yard work and small jobs around the fales, with common cleaning and housekeeping being a big part of maintaining our resort tidy during the off season.

    We ask you to cook and clean after yourself.
    People with boat piloting experience and ability are desired.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Tonga is one of the oldest monarchy in the world and has carried its traditions into present day, for educational cultural experience this destination is tops. Mark has many years of being an experienced sea captain and is very passionate about the maritime cultural achievements of the Tongan people and is happy to share this knowledge and teachings.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Tongan

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    3 bedroom wood construction house, where we provide staff accommodation plus all meals. A resort fale when available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We're an offshore island and we typically bring some of the staff into the main island on Sundays. The island itself is big enough to be interesting and small enough to know it.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day 5 days a week (max 25/week)


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