Hello! We are a British-Bolivian family living in a beautiful semi rural village surrounded by the Andes, just 30 mins from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city La Paz. We have been recieving workawayers for over 6 years and for us and the people that come to be a part of our extended family, it has been a wonderful experience.
Ideally we would love to welcome volunteers who can stay for 4 weeks or more.
This is the place if you want to experience the real Bolivia and get a true sense community. The area is characterised not only by the stunning natural surroundings but also a blossoming eco cultural tourist circuit. There is great trekking, mountain biking, horse back riding nearby as well as a very vibrant cultural agenda.
Our family has been involved in community projects for many years and begore the pandemic we ran an international volunter programme in our community.
The eco lodge and camp ground is located next to our family home on the beautiful mountain side where we live and has been built with lots if love and the creativity of volunteers during the years.
Before the pandemic, we received guests from all across the world, now we have a growing number of Bolivian visitors too who come to escape the city and reconnect with nature. We are hoping that soon our international guests return.
We ask All volunteers to provide 2 references and evidence that they have fully comprenhensive health and travel insurance as well as proof of vaccination.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We live in a very friendly village on the outskirts of La Paz. You will get a true sense of community and belonging during the time you stay with us.
1. To help us with the Camping and Eco-Lodge (minimum commitment 1 month)
In May 2014 we openned our camp site, thanks to the creativity and contribution of may workawayers who we have recieved over the past 2 years. It is build on the mountainside just below our home and has used ecological construction techniques (green roof, solar panels, wine bottle windows, recycled irrigation systems etc).
The help would include:
Helping on the reception of our Camp site and providing information, services, support to guests. - everyday
Support to general services and maintenance of the camp site and the volunteer houses which includes cleaning, watering plans, landscaping, making beds, cleaning the communal areas (bathrooms, kitchen) etc. everyday
Marketing and promoting of the eco lodge and Camping with local travel agencies, and in tourism places in La Paz
Give us feedback and input creative ideas to improve current and future services of the Camp site
Leading excursions for visitors to explore valley - when the needs arrives / demand of tourists
Terms: 5 days a week. 2 days Free.
Hours: 4 days: half-day shift (breakfast and lunch provided). 1 day: a double shift (breakfast, lunch, dinner provided). The shifts may vary from day to day.
Meals: See above - we provide meals on the days that you work.
There are several cheap local shops for groceries in the village as well as great local restaurants where you can enjoy a tasty meal for under USD$5.
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
You can contact them directly for more information.
We offer comfortable independent self catering accommodation in a private room on our land with access to kitchen and bathroom, hot water comfy beds and feather duvets, hammocks and probably the best and most unspoilt views in La Paz and the mountains.
As the workawayers may at times share living space with our other volunteers or guests we need people who can are excellent at communal living and can respect the space of other people. This means that workawayers must abide by house rules and contribute to maintaining very high levels of cleanliness and hygiene.
We ask all potential workaway volunteers to send us their CV and 2 references that we can contact by email before we can confirm the work exchange.
Time Commitment: ideally 1 to 3 months for work on the campsite and eco-lodge
Age: Over 18
Language requirements: Basic Spanish (ideally) and English for work on the campsite and eco-lodge
We have 3 friendly dogs and a beautifu cat.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
This host can provide space for campervans.
Our eco lodge is pet friendly. However, pets must be well socialised, not agressive to people or any other animals.
5 hours a day 5 days a week
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