Help us at our eco lodge in Alto Paraíso, Brazil with house cleaning, organising and gardening

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi Everyone!
    We are an eco lodge with two wonderful treehouses and other funky eco-chic accommodation options starting to receive guests for maintaining its sustainability in Alto Paraiso, at the Heart of the Brazilian savanna.

    We operate within the principles of permaculture throughout everything we do, planting organic, recycling materials to the maximum , bio-building and bringing body, mind and spiritual healing through retreats that happen in this super special jungle positive vibration location on the worlds largest crystal bed surrounded by hundreds of waterfalls. There is a conservation project in action whereby we are finding nice neighbours to populate the valley instead of cattle farmers that deforest and deplete the valleys vegetation for pasture. We love permaculture, animals, planting our own food, agroforestry, art, music, health, spirituality, medicinal plants, treehouses, community, ecology and aiming for a different future for us all...co-creating and co-existing in harmony with Nature.

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    SPECIAL POSITIONS:

    There are positions for people who want to stay a little longer and take part of the core group here with us.

    Experienced and keen cleaner needed in Brazilian TreeHouse Jungle Paradise!
    This role includes cleaning, washing, organising, juicing, help with cooking, preparing the property and accommodation spaces for guests and generally ensuring the property maintains it’s fresh, clean and unique vibe. Practical support with retreats and general assistance for the project coordinators. Best suited to someone with an open and flexible attitude. Nature lover!

    Jungle Cook
    We need someone with experience in vegetarian and vegan meals to prepare food for the main house and its guests and sometimes volunteers so that they learn and demistify that living without meat is actually super yummy and possible. Also, the role includes taking care of the fridges, the food deposit and the groceries shopping.

    Nature Secretary
    Our ecolodge needs help in our office in the mountains! If you have experience with administration, you might be suitable for this role, which includes helping with phone calls, accounts, bookings and general staff assistance. Fluent Portuguese is required, since the person will be dealing with many tasks that demand communication with Brazilian people involved with the project.

    Volunteer Officer
    Our ecolodge is always receiving volunteers to help us with the project. For that to happen, we need someone to constantly write and reply emails, take care of our profiles on volunteers sites and also make sure everyone feels supported once they arrive.

    Animal Lover
    In our ecolodge we have dogs, cats and a few small wild animals, such as birds and monkeys, that need some attention. If you like to take care of animals, you could help us with feeding, bathing and spending some time with our little fellows.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There are people from all over the world coming to stay here. The conservation project and socio-environmental work that Marianne carries out with the local communities regarding the fires are very interesting for those who have interest in environmental issues. There is always bio construction going on, gardening, caring for animals that are rescued and end up coming here and basically carrying out everything according to the ethics of permaculture is an interesting introduction for anybody who is wanting to delve into another way of life.

  • Help

    Help

    We want people who can help us with the cleaning and organising of the house and spaces where guests will stay so we can concentrate on developing on websites and PR to get these guests here. The place is quite large and full of objects from all over the world but being in the jungle doesn't mean that the place doesn't get as dirty quickly as in a city and we need to constantly harmonise the rooms and house so that when people arrive they are happy with the cleanliness. There are also other chores such as gardens, maintenance, painting, etc. The spaces are beautiful and during these chores we are looking out onto amazing landscape and nature so its really not a boring cleaning task...one is always super connected with nature. there are many other things as well but we need people who are ok with cleaning as that is important for us.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, portuguese, spanish, italian, finnish, bit of french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have tent spaces and bamboo rooms where the volunteers can stay and sometimes if they are lucky can also experience sleeping in one of our treehouses for a night...

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many waterfalls and amazing nature trails to b visited in your free time although these are not in the immediate vicinity...we are on a dirt road which is not the easiest but one can call taxis or moto taxis to go to town and it takes 30 minutes (40 to 80 reais local currency). we have had woofers here for the past 4 years and everyone loves it here...we have a rock pool and finnish sauna and trails in the forest. we receive resident artists and yoga and other retreats and there is always an eclectic mix of people here as we are also running this conservation project trying to find nice neighbours to buy the land that belongs to locals that are wanting to sell. we grow our own shiitake mushrooms in the forest and our greens and bananas and papayas and avocadoes and much more...anyone wanting to experience permacultural systems, alternative technologies and a more natural lifestyle in style, beauty and comfort with fast wi-fi will love it here. There are ayahuasca sacred medicine circles in alto paraiso that we can also help our friends to have access to and sometimes we have them here too.
    we speak several languages and are open to receive peops from all over as long as they are green & open-minded, respectful, hard working, and willing to learn. we do not eat meat on the premises and visitors should be prepared not to cook meat here either.
    Our lodge rocks and we need help to make it shine even brighter!!!

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Alto Paraiso land of crystals and waterfalls


















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