Chess, Community & Tourism in Bocas del Toro, El Valle de Anton or La Chorrera, Panama



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    Location: It might change depending of the time of the Year, but is in Panama country.
    Bocas del toro, Valle de Anton or La Chorrera.

    I am Jou, currently in Bocas del Toro, working for Habla YA Spanish Schools as Coordinator of Activities and Volunteer programs for exchange of Spanish Lessons.
    I have worked for hostels , bars , tour operators, shops, but i do volunteering for other organization or my freelance Tourism.

    A trustful person and gentleman, open-minded but responsible and conscious of any acts.
    Pursuing the joy here, i want to built up a project related to chess and community, plus having a purpose life with work-life balance in this wonderful country, contributing in education and tourism.

    My activities:
    *️️️️️ I do workshops and have a group to teach Chess to Kids & anyone. in Habla Ya Spanish Schools and other places.
    *️️️️️I explore, bird watching and design new trails for fun myself or/and to offer others.
    *️️️️️I do private and free Tours. ( Extra hands/help is welcome sometimes)
    *️I do study Chess methods for be a better Teacher/Player, just would like a partner to sit with me and discuss things.

    1. I am looking for a Video editor or skills related to make videos, tutorials, design a website, be in charge of take pictures of our events, meetings , tours, etc.

    2. Biologists , Psychologists and Pedagogists are very welcome, because i like to study the environment and society where i live. You know exist all social problems!. but my intention is understand them better and provide possible solutions specially with the benefits of CHESS. (Your interest in this matter & Chess i do highly consider it )

    3. I like learn a bit languages, phrases and greetings in Deutsch, French, Polski , Russki, Svenska, etc. We can do exchange of hours lessons/practices.

    In the work exchange i expect a volunteer committed to contribute - built good community involvement and spread the consciousness. It is not hard at all but please do not even think to take it easy.

    If you are interested please contact me and we discuss details.
    Only accommodation mainly.
    Inquiries of minimum 2 weeks.

    Candidate profile:
    -As possible English and Spanish language
    -Preferred age above 25 years old.
    -A plus:
    Have references or specific skills I'm looking for.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If your focus is proper you can learn/practice spanish, surf, dive, chess and enjoy this wonderful place.

  • Help


    Help required is:
    -Teach/Learn/Practice Chess with kids or/and people. You may need extreme patience to contribute.
    -Graphic designer / Video-Photo Editing / Web design.
    -Animal care and Language practice. (Oriented in speech tours)

    Thank you, Merci, Grazie, Dziekuje , Takk, Dank u wel, Danke,
    谢谢 (xièxie) ,ありがとうございました (arigato), kiitos.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    1 Shared room up to 2 volunteers.
    The House is a Spanish School: 1 Kitchen, 1 Laundry, 2 Bathroom, 3 rooms for staff and volunteers.
    Near to the Beach =)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I do not only live in Bocas del toro permanently, but i spend at least 6 months of the year.
    You might want to search these locations: Changuinola, Valle de Anton & La Chorrera.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    15 hours per week

Host ref number: 192276542274