Help needed in a beautiful backcountry Resort in Ooty, India

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  2018 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a nature retreat in Emerald, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India. The main building is a 150 year old British Bungalow, overlooking the Emerald lake, with tea plantations surrounding it.

    We provide an opportunity for our guests to experience exceptional natural beauty of the locality, climate, nature bound activities and home cooked food.

    We provide a calm atmosphere and an opportunity for trekking, fishing, mountain cycling and bird watching.

    What are we doing here:
    Building a Green House
    Opening an Art Gallery
    Taking folks on amazing treks
    Fishing when we feel like it.
    Building Yurts
    Opening a carpentry workshop.
    Organizing a music festival.
    Gardening

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for a
    1. Carpenter / Wood Working Assistant
    2. Web Developer / Social media marketer.
    3. Hospitality Sales Intern
    4. UI User Interface Designer
    5. Gardener

    We would also entertain folks that are interested in guest relations and naturalists / guides.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn to build a yurt, cook organic healthy local food, work on an organic farm. Practice your already well honed social media skills. Help organize treks and enjoy the company of our guests.

    We use vegetables from our own farm where organic farming practices are applied. With us, one can learn about cooking with farm grown vegetables, starting from harvesting, cleaning, preserving, cooking, and finally putting it on table for food enthusiasts.

    Volunteers can trek (half day & full day), fishing, bird watching, cycling etc. Those who are interested in nature photography, Redhills offers a scenic location.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Tamil, Hindi.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Cottage/double or single occupancy as per the availability. All meals will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workaway volunteers will have plenty of free time as we may not have guests all the time or fully occupied. Ooty known for its natural beauty has plenty of places of visit including peaks, old monuments and gardens. Volunteers can also go for trekking (half day & full day), fishing, bird watching, cycling etc. Those who are interested in nature photography, the place offers a scenic location.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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