Help out at a community cafe in Kudat Sabah, Borneo



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  • Description


    A 3 month old cafe and bar for travelers and locals on beautiful beach near Kudat in Sabah state on the island of Borneo.

    The cafe focuses on fresh and healthy food and drinks whenever possible for visiting guests to the area, at the same time offering opportunities to the nearby community/village to get involved in tourism related jobs.

    It is a center for local arts and is a provider of independent travel information for Borneo.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help


    The cafe is looking for persons who have experience as a chef or waiting tables/working in bars to assist both in the kitchen and in the table and bar area. The months available are July, onwards.

    If you do not have experience as a chef/working in a kitchen or working in a busy bar/cafe please do not apply - thanks.

    Day trips to local villages and markets to buy produce may also be required.

    Some reasonable levels of appropriate skills are required and a willingness to work hard in a hot and humid environment with local staff are a must.

    There will be time for relaxing and recreation but this will be limited to outside of working or daily required hours.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Malay

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation would be in a shared hut 5 minutes from the cafe with other members of staff or in local village house, private room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Being one of the main entry points to Borneo, Kota Kinabalu offers many potential places to visit and see.

    The management have many years experience working and travelling in South East Asia

    Most places are easily accessible using the cheap and plentiful public transport system.

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    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?


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    Hours expected

    8 hours per day

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