Help us on our the journey of ecological responsibility at our place in Viña del Mar, Chile



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    I am Paulina, a traveller, psychologist and owner of a small university students house located in Viña del Mar and focused on making this place a communitary atmosphere so everyone who lives here makes their part and work together sharing their everyday life. I have used workaway as a traveller in America and Europe, and I believe it's an excellent opportunity to meet interesting people and have a cultural exchange, helping each other.

    The house is a two story building near a botanical garden with flowers and a small forest, the city of Viña del Mar where you can find a beautiful beach and lots of things to do, and Valparaiso is an interesting place with old markets and good nightlife, we are 2 blocks away from the bus stop that can connect you everywhere the 24 hours.

    We also have in the house two small dogs who are loving and friendly, who love to go for walks to the beach (about a 20 minute ride by urban bus) and meet new people.

    We are growing a small compost with the organic waste that we generate and we'd love to receive someone who is aware about the importance of the ecological responsibility of everyone on the planet.

    As I've been a workaway myself, I know comfort and privacy is very important so you'll have your own room with a nice bed and fresh linen and a shared bathroom, and you can use the kitchen and common spaces.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here you can learn Spanish and English, how to properly manage a eco friendly compost, enjoy nature in a beautiful botanical garden that's 20 minutes of walking distance, enjoy the different beaches and seafood that can be found in our shores, learn about chilean cuisine, do trekking, and see the sights of the hills of Valparaiso, the Sand Dunes of Concon and go to the concerts and many cultural events in the summer.

  • Help


    The help requested is pretty easy, help around the house (mostly maintenance, cleaning, gardening, etc.), just helping making the house a cozy and comfortable place.

    If you also have other skills like being a Yoga teacher, know photography, alternative therapy, video edition, painting, etc. whatever that you enjoy doing and are willing to share an teach will be greatly appreciated and we can include that in your workaway hours, I'm always open to proposals and new ideas.

    The help is 4 hours 5 days a week, mostly in the morning but we can work things out.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    A Private room with fresh linen and two separate beds
    High Speed Internet in all the house
    Shower with hot water
    Use of the Kitchen (You can prepare your meals freely)
    Use of common spaces
    Washing Machine

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You'll be near:

    Viña del Mar with beaches, stores and different artisan fairs.
    Valparaiso with arts, nightlife, seafood and old time elevators.
    Concon with sandboard in the dunes, and surf in the coast.
    Nearby typical chilean towns like Olmue, Limache, La Ligua, etc.
    We are 1.5 hours from Santiago de Chile, the capital.

    During the summer, there's many festivals and events all around the region, the most important being the Viña del Mar International Music Festival.

    The house is very well connected with the public transport that works 24/7.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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