Help in historic building in San Juan, Puerto Rico with an eco-friendly mission


Puerto Rico

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a historical building in the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Our goal this year is to develop a community space on the second floor and third floor. We would also like to make the space as green as possible including the development of rain water capture systems, urban gardens, and renewable energy systems. Carpenter / woodworker urgently needed.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Workawayers will have the opportunity to work in a historical building, learn from local agroecological farmers, language exchange, and enjoy Puerto Rican culture with the team.

  • Help


    Preferable to have experience in general construction, handyman work, sustainable building, woodwork / carpentry, and comfortable with pets.
    We will be working on renovating the space on the second and third floors. We will be cleaning, organizing, as well as repairing some of the panels that separate the rooms. It would be great if we could also develop some eco projects like a rain-water systems, urban garden, or any ideas workawayers see that can potentially be done.
    Carpenter / woodworker urgently needed. We have the materials just need the knowledge and expertise.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English

  • Accommodation


    The accommodations include bedding, fan, cold-water showers, and mosquito nets. There will be a kitchen that workawayers can use (fridge, gas stove, table) to prepare meals.

    We will provide workawayers with ingredients and foods that they can prepare in the fully equipped kitchen, including fresh organic vegetables and fruits from our agroecological farm!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Five minutes away from the beach.
    Ten minutes away from historic Old San Juan.
    In proximity to major shopping mall, Plaza Las Americas.
    Close to several public transportation stops.
    Specific transportation needs can be arranged.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4 days a week

Host ref number: 245279844716