Upscale Lodge in the Chilean Andes. Help needed!

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    22/09/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    Hidden away in the forested foothills of the Andes, we offer guests from all over the world a year round retreat and the rare opportunity to explore an un-touched part of Chile.

    Just a 2-hour drive south of Santiago that takes you through vineyards and past remarkable views of the central Andes, this family run mountain haven caters for those in need of rest and relaxation, to the more adventurous travelers who can enjoy unique days of hiking, horse-riding and fly fishing in the unrivalled Chilean countryside.

    The lodge also has a vineyard and is located in the upper Colchagua valley, close to the most prestigious wineries in Chile.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Understanding the running a lodge and vineyard in the mountains in beautiful scenery . You will get a chance to learn Spanish by speaking to our guests and other employees.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for people between the age of 25 and 35.

    Minimum 3 week stay

    We are looking for enthusiastic helpers with experience in the hospitality industry. Skills in the kitchen would be great and also skills in social media and computers would be very useful.

    The lodge is a formal setting, and good presentation is an essential part of what we offer. We expect our helpers to shower daily and wear clean clothes when guests are in the lodge. We have a washing machine that volunteers can use.

    The lodge is a prestigious destination and we have a great reputation. Our service and the image we present to our guests is of upmost importance, so we would kindly ask volunteers to take that into consideration when they apply. On the plus side, there will be some tips and stipends, there is great fishing and hiking to be had right here on the property, and our 2 St Bernards are friendly and adorable. A good fun atmosphere in the volunteer cabin is something to look forward after work,

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A cabin designated for volunteers and helpers. It has a living area, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and shared bathroom. Extensive garden, barbecue and right next to the stream.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have some internet access at the lodge. It is a wifi connection, but quite slow. Our helpers are welcome to use it, but because in the past some of our helpers spend so much time on it, I think it is not unreasonable that we limit access to a couple of hours a day.

    The internet connection is for emails and general communication, not for downloading movies and large apps.

    Please remember that we are in a remote rural setting and you should be comfortable enjoying past times such as hiking and reading

    We´re looking for helpers over the age of 23. The lodge is a formal setting, and good presentation is an essential part of what we offer.

    I apologise to labour the point, but smelling nice and fresh and using soap and even some deodorant occasionally is part of working at an upscale lodge in wine country!

  • 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

    max 25 hours

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